Central African Currency

Travelling to Central African Republic and wants to know the name of the Central African money unit or just need to know what is the exchange rate for $5 American dollars in Central African currency?

Use the links on this page to understand more about the local money in Central African Republic, currency symbol, notes and more.


Central African Currency Exchange Rate Today

Central African Republic Money

  • The official money used in Central African Republic is Central African CFA Franc.

  • The currency symbol of the Central African money is FCFA.

  • The Central African currency code is XAF.

  • The Central African CFA Franc Notes: The Central African currency notes are made up of 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 francs.

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

What is the best currency to use in Central African Republic? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Central African money and use the local Central African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Central African Republic. American dollars and other major currencies like Stirling 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 Central African Republic? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally accepted within Central African Republic (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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Central African CFA Franc to US Dollars?

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

It’s important to ask for the the current money exchange rate for US Dollar to Central African Central African CFA Franc before purchasing the Central African CFA Franc you require for your next trip at American Dollar to Central African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

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

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

Therefore it's wise to ask for the the latest money exchange rate for British Pound to Central African Central African CFA Franc before ordering the Central African CFA Franc you require for your up coming trip at British Pound to Central African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.