The Egyptian pound is the official currency of Egypt. The ISO code is EGP and identified by the symbol E£. The pound is subdivided into 100 piastre, locally, the abbreviation LE. It is issued by Central Bank of Egypt.

Exchange rates are published daily. These rates are provided for indicative purposes only.

The foreign exchange reference rates are published by the European Central Bank.

Monetary unit: Egypt

Currency Name: Egyptian pound
Official user(s): Egypt
Unofficial user(s): Gaza Strip (Palestinian territories)
Currency Symbol/Sign: E£
Local, the abbreviation: LE
Piastre (قرش, Qirsh): pt.
ISO code: EGP
Central bank: Central Bank of Egypt
Piastre (قرش, Qirsh): pt.
Subunit: 1 E£= 100 piastre
Banknotes: 5, 10, 25, 50 pt and £1, £5, £10, £20, £50, £100, £200
Coins: 5, 10, 20, 25, 50 pt, £1
Currency Peg:No
Black Market for Currency:Yes
Currency Volatility:Medium to High.

Central Bank Rate

The current central bank interest rate is 9.25%.

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Exchange rates

Exchange rates today: Sunday 24th of September 2017

Country Egyptian Pound Euro
Egyptian Pound, EGP 1 EGP = 0.0473 €
21.15 EGP = 1 €
20 EGP = 0.9456 €
50 EGP = 2.3641 €
100 EGP = 4.7281 €
500 EGP   = 23.6407 €
1000 EGP = 47.2813 €

The rates are set on the basis of the regular daily concertation procedure between national central banks, which normally takes place at 2.15 p.m. CET. The exchange rates are for reference only and are published daily when TARGET system is open.