Burkinabe Currency

Going to Burkina Faso and needs to know the name of the Burkinabe money unit or just want to know how much is $10 American dollars in Burkinabe currency?

Use the links on this page to find out more about the local money used in Burkina Faso, currency symbol, notes and more.


Burkinabe Currency Exchange Rate Today

Burkina Faso Money

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

  • The currency symbol of the Burkinabe money is CFA.

  • The Burkinabe currency code is XOF.

  • The West African CFA Franc Notes: The Burkinabe 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. Burkinabe Centime Coins go from 1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 francs.

What is the best currency to use in Burkina Faso? obviously it is best to convert your currency to Burkinabe money and use the local West African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Burkina Faso. US dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen 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 Burkina Faso? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are usually accepted within Burkina Faso (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 US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

It’s important to check out the today's money exchange rate for US Dollar to Burkinabe West African CFA Franc before ordering the West African CFA Franc you require for your up coming trip from American Dollar to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for West African CFA Franc to Stirling Pound?

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

It’s wise to check the today's currency exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Burkinabe West African CFA Franc before buying the West African CFA Franc you need for your up coming trip from British Pound to West African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.