Sudanese pound

1 EUR = 7.8764 SDG 1 SDG = 0.12696 EUR

1 CHF = 6.455 SDG 1 SDG = 0.15492 CHF

The ( new ) Sudanese pound (Arabic جنيه سوداني dschineh Sudani ) is since 9 January 2007, the currency of Sudan and replaced by a transitional period until 30 June 2007, Sudanese dinars a ratio of 100 to 1 The dinar had 1991 the (old ) Sudanese pound ( SDP) replaced 10 To 1.

The new Sudanese pound exists in coins of 1, 5, 10, 20 and 50 piastres, and in notes of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 pounds.


The Sudanese pound was introduced in 1956 with the founding of the Republic of Sudan and the independence of Egypt. A Sudanese pound was subdivided into 100 piasters and in 1000 millim.

Due to the economic crisis in the Sudanese dinar was introduced in 1991. A Sudanese dinar was exchanged for 10 Sudanese pounds while. The region of South Sudan, which at that time was at war with the central government in Khartoum, however, rejected the currency conversion and kept the Sudanese pound as currency in.

Until the introduction of the new pricing pound were made even in the north of the country in everyday life still mostly settled in old pounds, these were only in dinars since the late 1990s.

In the wake of the peace agreement between the South Sudanese rebels and the Khartoum government in 2005, the reintroduction of the Sudanese pound in the whole Sudan was adopted as a new means of payment. Here, the " new " pound replaced the " old " pound still partially used in South Sudan in the ratio of 1 to 1000 and the dinar in the ratio of 1 to 100 Implementation late 2005/early 2006 would already have to be done, but was due to financing problems of donor countries delayed. The Sudanese government therefore decided along with the SPLM - government in autonomous southern Sudan in May 2006, the financing using the oil revenues of the country and the gradual introduction of the "new " pound from January 10, 2007.

After its independence in 2011, South Sudan leads the South Sudanese pound as a separate currency. In Sudan, then the banknotes from 5 to 50 pounds were re-issued in a different color.