Beninese Currency West African CFA Franc Symbol

The official money used in Benin is West African CFA Franc and the Beninese West African CFA Franc symbol is CFA.

The currencies of countries often have a currency symbol to give a visual recognition as they have distinct characters.


Benin Money Symbol

Benin Money Symbol

  • The local money used in Benin is West African CFA Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Beninese money is CFA.

  • The Beninese currency code is XOF.

  • The West African CFA Franc Notes: The Beninese currency notes are made up of 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 francs.

  • The West African CFA Franc Coins: 1 West African CFA Franc is made up of 100 Centimes. Beninese Centime Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 francs.

What is the best currency to use in Benin? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Beninese money and use the local West African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Benin. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Benin? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Benin (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for West African CFA Franc to Mexican Peso?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most days by the minute.

It’s important to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for Mexican Peso to Beninese West African CFA Franc before buying the West African CFA Franc you need for your up coming trip at Mexican Peso to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for West African CFA Franc to Russian Ruble?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are often changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s important to check the latest currency exchange rate for Russian Ruble to Beninese West African CFA Franc before buying the West African CFA Franc you require for your next trip at Russian Ruble to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.