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The Euro is the primary currency of Eurozone. This currency is used by an estimated 343,376,837 people. Based on our estimate, Euro is the #4 most popular currency is the world.
The currency code for the Euro is "EUR". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 978. The currency symbol for the Euro is "€".
Euro conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.
EUR Currency Demographics
The primary country using the Euro is Eurozone. The Euro is also used in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, and 24 more..
There are approximately 343,376,837 people around the world who use the Euro. The Euro is the #4 most used widely currency is the world.
343,376,837 user populationRanked #4 in the world
EUR Exchange Rates
1 Euro equals:
† Rates last updated at 3 hours from now
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
EUR Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||EUR|
|ISO 4217 Number||978|
|Currency Nicknames||Ege (Finnish), Pavo (Spanish), Yoyo (Irish English), Teuro (German)|
|Minor Unit Name||cent|
|Minor Unit Symbol||¢|
|Frequently Used banknotes||€5, €10, €20, €50, €100|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||€200, €500|
|Frequently Used Coins||€1, €2, 5 cent, 10 cent, 20 cent, 50 cent|
|Rarely Used Coins||1 cent, 2 cent|
|Central Bank||European Central Bank|
|Central Bank Website||https://www.ecb.europa.eu|
World Bank Statistics
|Estimated User Population||343,376,837 people|
|EUR Inflation Rate||2.56%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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EUR Currency History
The Euro was created in January 1999. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Euro.
|Spanish peseta (ESB)||unknown to December 1994||ESP|
|UIC franc (XFU)||unknown to November 2013||EUR|
|Dutch guilder (NLG)||January 1810 to January 1999||EUR|
|Belgian franc (BEF)||January 1832 to January 1999||EUR|
|Finnish markka (FIM)||January 1860 to January 1999||EUR|
|Italian lira (ITL)||January 1861 to January 1999||EUR|
|San Marinese lira (SML)||January 1864 to August 1992||ITL|
|Spanish peseta (ESP)||January 1869 to January 1999||EUR|
|Cypriot pound (CYP)||January 1879 to January 2006||EUR|
|Andorran peseta (ADP)||January 1896 to January 1999||EUR|
|Portuguese escudo (PTE)||May 1911 to January 1999||EUR|
|Vatican lira (VAL)||January 1929 to December 1994||ITL|
|Irish pound (IEP)||January 1938 to January 1999||EUR|
|Luxembourg franc (LUF)||January 1944 to January 1999||EUR|
|Austrian schilling (ATS)||January 1945 to January 1999||EUR|
|German mark (DEM)||January 1948 to January 1999||EUR|
|East German mark (DDM)||June 1948 to July 1990||DEM|
|Greek drachma (GRD)||May 1954 to January 2001||EUR|
|Andorran franc (ADF)||January 1960 to January 1999||EUR|
|French franc (FRF)||January 1960 to January 1999||EUR|
|Monegasque franc (MCF)||January 1960 to March 1995||FRF|
|Maltese lira (MTL)||May 1972 to January 2006||EUR|
|Spanish peseta (ESA)||January 1978 to December 1981||ESP|
|European Currency Unit (XEU)||March 1979 to December 1998||EUR|
|Slovenian tolar (SIT)||October 1991 to January 2005||EUR|
|Estonian kroon (EEK)||January 1992 to January 2010||EUR|
|Latvian lats (LVL)||January 1992 to January 2013||EUR|
|Lithuanian litas (LTL)||January 1993 to January 2015||EUR|
|Slovak koruna (SKK)||February 1993 to January 2007||EUR|