What is the national currency of Egypt?

dirham
dinar
the pound
rial
When the British first got involved in Egypt in the nine­teenth century, Egypt was using a monetary unit known as the piastre, or Qirsh. Since 100 piastres was roughly between the value of one pound sterling and one Guinea, a new unit, called the pound in English and the ginaih in Arabic, was created equal to one hundred pi­as­tres. The Egyptian pound, however, has never been exactly equal in value to the pound ster­ling.

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dirham
dinar
the pound
rial
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
7%
30%
61%
0%
13
flagIndia
15%
23%
53%
7%
13
flagItaly
28%
19%
52%
0%
21
flagNorway
11%
35%
47%
5%
17
flagthe Netherlands
0%
26%
46%
26%
15
flagSwitzerland
7%
30%
46%
15%
13
flagthe United States
11%
31%
41%
15%
89
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
42%
38%
5%
107
flagGermany
18%
27%
38%
15%
77
flagPoland
21%
33%
32%
12%
4861
flagRepublic of Ireland
35%
35%
28%
0%
14
flagFrance
10%
40%
20%
30%
10
flagUnknown
34%
37%
18%
9%
272

Gender

men31%
women29%
dirham
22%
22%
dinar
33%
34%
the pound
31%
29%
rial
12%
13%

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