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AGRICULTURAL BANK OF EGYPT (A.B.E), Tanta - SWIFT/BIC Code

AGRICULTURAL BANK OF EGYPT (A.B.E), TANTA - SWIFT Code Information
SWIFT Code / BIC BDACEGCA040
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Bank / Institution AGRICULTURAL BANK OF EGYPT (A.B.E)
Branch Name (EL GHARBIA BRANCH)
Address 8 OSMAN MOHAMED STREET
City TANTA
Postcode
Country Egypt
Connection Active


BDACEGCA040 - SWIFT Code Breakdown
SWIFT Code BDACEGCA040
Bank Code BDAC - code assigned to AGRICULTURAL BANK OF EGYPT (A.B.E)
Country Code EG - code belongs to Egypt
Location & Status CA - represents location, second digit 'A' means active code
Branch Code 040 - indicates this is a branch office
Head Office BDACEGCA - primary office of AGRICULTURAL BANK OF EGYPT (A.B.E), Egypt


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A SWIFT Code is a standard format of Bank Identifier Code (BIC) used to specify a particular bank or branch. These codes are used when transferring money between banks, particularly for international wire transfers. Banks also use these codes for exchanging messages between them.

SWIFT codes comprise of 8 or 11 characters. All 11 digit codes refer to specific branches, while 8 digit codes (or those ending in 'XXX') refer to the head or primary office. SWIFT codes are formatted as follows:

AAAA BB CC DDD

  • First 4 characters - bank code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters - ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code (only letters)
  • Next 2 characters - location code, passive participant will have "1" in the second character (letters and digits)
  • Last 3 characters - branch code, optional - 'XXX' for primary office (letters and digits)

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