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The Euro is the primary currency of Eurozone. This currency is used by an estimated 343,760,597 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 343,760,597 people around the world who use the Euro. The Euro is the #4 most used widely currency is the world.

343,760,597 user population
Ranked #4 in the world

EUR Exchange Rates

1 Euro equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: €0.62
Canadian Dollar


Inverse: €0.67
British Pound


Inverse: €1.17
Indian Rupee


Inverse: €0.012
Japanese Yen


Inverse: €0.0078
US Dollar


Inverse: €0.85

† Rates last updated at 1 hour from now

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

EUR Currency Facts

EUR Details

ISO 4217 CodeEUR
ISO 4217 Number978
Unit NameEuro
Currency NicknamesEge (Finnish), Pavo (Spanish), Yoyo (Irish English), Teuro (German)

EUR Denominations

Minor Unit Namecent
Minor Unit Symbol ¢
Minor Units2
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 Coins1 cent, 2 cent

EUR Issuance

Central BankEuropean Central Bank
Central Bank Websitehttps://www.ecb.europa.eu

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population343,760,597 people
Population Rank#4
EUR Inflation Rate0.30%
Inflation Rank#91

† 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.

Currency Active Replaced By
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