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The Euro is the primary currency of Euro Member Countries. This currency is used by an estimated 342,592,253 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 Euro Member Countries. The Euro is also used in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mayotte, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Portugal, Reunion, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia and Spain.
There are approximately 342,592,253 people around the world who use the Euro. The Euro is the #4 most used widely currency is the world.
342,592,253 user populationRanked #4 in the world
EUR Exchange Rates
1 Euro equals:
† Rates last updated at 14 minutes ago
‡ 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||cent|
|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||http://www.ecb.eu|
World Bank Statistics
|Estimated User Population||342,592,253 people|
|EUR Inflation Rate||1.77%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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2019 EUR Currency Holidays
Based on holidays observed by the European Central Bank. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Euro may also be closed on these dates.
|New Year's Day||January 1, 2019||Closed|
|Good Friday||April 19, 2019||Closed|
|Easter Monday||April 22, 2019||Closed|
|Labour Day||May 1, 2019||Closed|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 2019||Closed|
|Christmas Holiday||December 26, 2019||Closed|
EUR Currency History
The Euro was created in January 1999. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Euro.
|UIC franc (XFU)||unknown to November 2013||EUR|
|Spanish peseta (ESB)||unknown to December 1994||ESP|
|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|
|Andorran peseta (ADP)||January 1869 to January 1999||EUR|
|Spanish peseta (ESP)||January 1869 to January 1999||EUR|
|Cypriot pound (CYP)||January 1879 to January 2006||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|
|French franc (FRF)||January 1960 to January 1999||EUR|
|Monegasque franc (MCF)||January 1960 to March 1995||FRF|
|Andorran franc (ADF)||January 1960 to January 1999||EUR|
|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|
|Latvian lats (LVL)||January 1992 to January 2013||EUR|
|Estonian kroon (EEK)||January 1992 to January 2010||EUR|
|Lithuanian litas (LTL)||January 1993 to January 2015||EUR|
|Slovak koruna (SKK)||February 1993 to January 2007||EUR|