Currency of Egypt: Egyptian pound ج.م
The Egyptian Pound is the currency of Egypt. The code of Egyptian pound is EGP. We use ج.م as symbol of Egyptian pound. The Egyptian Pound is divided in 100 piastres. EGP is regulated by Central Bank of Egypt.
Did you know:
- The most popular conversions of Egyptian pound are EGP/US dollar EGP/euro EGP/Malaysian ringgit EGP/Australian dollar
- the Egyptian pound was introduced in 14 Nov 1885 (134 years ago).
- There are 3 coins for the Egyptian pound ( 25Pt , 50Pt and ج.م1 ),
- the Egyptian pound has 9 banknotes ( 25Pt , 50Pt , ج.م1 , ج.م5 , ج.م10 , ج.م20 , ج.م50 , ج.م100 and ج.م200 )
The Egyptian pound
The least we can say is that Egyptians love the currency and money in general. With its 11 different values of banknotes and coins, it’s one of the countries that circulates as many denominations as possible. You’ll find coins as well as banknotes worth 5, 10, 25 and 50 piasters as well as 1 pound (=100 piasters).
Egypt is one of the countries where «bakshish» is also very commonly practiced. This name of this tipping practice comes from the word «pressa», a «donation» worth about 50 piasters, and tourists as well as local Egyptians give them out. It serves various service staff (drivers, guards, waiters, etc.) to complement their meager wages.
Egypt is a country that relies heavily on the Muslim religion. It’s also a country where history is rich because of its dynasties of pharaohs and its enormous monuments. It really couldn’t get away with anything else as far as representations on its banknotes. On most banknotes, you’ll find one of the many mosques of the country on one side, and on the other an homage to its history in monuments (Abu Simbel on the 1-pound note, the statue of Shephren on the 10-pound note and the Great Sphinx on the 100-pound note).
Converter Egyptian pound
The EGP converter is provided without any warranty. Prices might differ from those given by financial institutions as banks, brokers or money transfer companies.
|Egyptian pound to Indian rupee||1 EGP = 3.9849 INR|
|Egyptian pound to Philippine peso||1 EGP = 2.9412 PHP|
|Egyptian pound to Nigerian naira||1 EGP = 20.3440 NGN|
|Egyptian pound to South Sudanese pound||1 EGP = 7.2855 SSP|
|Egyptian pound to Saudi riyal||1 EGP = 0.2098 SAR|
|Egyptian pound to UAE dirham||1 EGP = 0.2054 AED|
|Egyptian pound to Pakistani rupee||1 EGP = 7.8448 PKR|
|Egyptian pound to Bangladeshi taka||1 EGP = 4.6913 BDT|
|Egyptian pound to Kuwaiti dinar||1 EGP = 0.0169 KWD|
|Egyptian pound to Indonesian rupiah||1 EGP = 794.7457 IDR|
|US dollar to Egyptian pound||1 USD = 17.8799 EGP|
|euro to Egyptian pound||1 EUR = 20.3416 EGP|
|Malaysian ringgit to Egyptian pound||1 MYR = 4.3477 EGP|
|Australian dollar to Egyptian pound||1 AUD = 12.8227 EGP|
|Saudi riyal to Egyptian pound||1 SAR = 4.7670 EGP|
|Indian rupee to Egyptian pound||1 INR = 0.2509 EGP|
|Canadian dollar to Egyptian pound||1 CAD = 13.4797 EGP|
|Kuwaiti dinar to Egyptian pound||1 KWD = 59.0079 EGP|
|UAE dirham to Egyptian pound||1 AED = 4.8677 EGP|
|Pakistani rupee to Egyptian pound||1 PKR = 0.1275 EGP|
Enter the amount to convert at the top and choose a second currency., You can also get the history of the price rate by clicking on the "convert" button., If you want to see the parity of the EGP currency with other currencies, go to the table " Egyptian pound exchange rate" below.
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