Gabonese Currency

Going on a trip to Gabon and needs to know the name of the Gabonese money unit or just want to know how much is $5 US dollars in Gabonese currency?

Use the links on this page to learn more about the local currency used in Gabon, currency symbol, notes and more.


Gabonese Currency Exchange Rate Today

Gabon Money

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

  • The currency symbol of the Gabonese money is FCFA.

  • The Gabonese currency code is XAF.

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

What is the best currency to use in Gabon? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Gabonese money and use the local Central African CFA Franc as it is accepted everywhere in Gabon. US dollars and other major currencies like British 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Gabon? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Gabon (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 minute by minute.

It’s wise to ask for the the latest currency exchange rate for US Dollar to Gabonese Central African CFA Franc before buying the Central African CFA Franc you require for your up coming trip at American Dollar to Central African CFA Franc Exchange Rate Today.

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

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

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