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🇪🇺 Euro (EUR)

EUR Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Euro is Eurozone. The Euro is also used in Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Saint Barthélemy, Cyprus, and 27 others.

The currency code for the Euro is "EUR". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 978. The currency symbol for the Euro is "€".

There are approximately 345,317,035 people around the world who use the Euro. The Euro is the #4 most used widely currency is the world.

345,317,035 user population
Ranked #4 in the world

EUR Exchange Rates

1 Euro equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: €0.62
Canadian Dollar


Inverse: €0.68
British Pound


Inverse: €1.18
Indian Rupee


Inverse: €0.011
Japanese Yen


Inverse: €0.0059
US Dollar


Inverse: €0.93

† Rates last updated at 6 hours ago

‡ 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 Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population345,317,035 people
Population Rank#4
EUR Inflation Rate10.059%
Inflation Rank#49

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2024 EUR Currency Holidays

Name Date
New Year's Day Monday, January 1, 2024 (past)
Good Friday Friday, March 29, 2024 (past)
Easter Monday, April 1, 2024 (past)
Labor Day Wednesday, May 1, 2024 (past)
Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25, 2024
Christmas Day Thursday, December 26, 2024

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
Lithuanian litas (LTL) January 1993 to January 2015 EUR
UIC franc (XFU) unknown to November 2013 EUR
Latvian lats (LVL) January 1992 to January 2013 EUR
Estonian kroon (EEK) January 1992 to January 2010 EUR
Slovak koruna (SKK) February 1993 to January 2007 EUR
Cypriot pound (CYP) January 1879 to January 2006 EUR
Maltese lira (MTL) May 1972 to January 2006 EUR
Slovenian tolar (SIT) October 1991 to January 2005 EUR
Greek drachma (GRD) May 1954 to January 2001 EUR
Irish pound (IEP) January 1938 to January 1999 EUR
Portuguese escudo (PTE) May 1911 to January 1999 EUR
Dutch guilder (NLG) January 1810 to January 1999 EUR
Luxembourg franc (LUF) January 1944 to January 1999 EUR
Italian lira (ITL) January 1861 to January 1999 EUR
Andorran franc (ADF) January 1960 to January 1999 EUR
French franc (FRF) January 1960 to January 1999 EUR
Finnish markka (FIM) January 1860 to January 1999 EUR
Spanish peseta (ESP) January 1869 to January 1999 EUR
German mark (DEM) January 1948 to January 1999 EUR
Belgian franc (BEF) January 1832 to January 1999 EUR
Austrian schilling (ATS) January 1945 to January 1999 EUR
Andorran peseta (ADP) January 1896 to January 1999 EUR
European Currency Unit (XEU) March 1979 to December 1998 EUR
Monegasque franc (MCF) January 1960 to March 1995 FRF
Spanish peseta (ESB) unknown to December 1994 ESP
Vatican lira (VAL) January 1929 to December 1994 ITL
San Marinese lira (SML) January 1864 to August 1992 ITL
East German mark (DDM) June 1948 to July 1990 DEM
Spanish peseta (ESA) January 1978 to December 1981 ESP