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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the pound
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flagItaly
26%
15%
57%
0%
19
flagthe United Arab Emirates
9%
36%
54%
0%
11
flagthe Netherlands
0%
27%
54%
18%
11
flagIndia
15%
23%
53%
7%
13
flagNorway
11%
35%
47%
5%
17
flagGermany
12%
28%
46%
12%
64
flagthe United States
11%
31%
41%
16%
80
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
40%
38%
6%
86
flagUnknown
22%
29%
37%
11%
27
flagPoland
18%
33%
35%
12%
3603
flagRepublic of Ireland
30%
38%
30%
0%
13

Gender

men39%
women29%
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17%
20%
dinar
31%
35%
the pound
39%
29%
rial
11%
13%

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