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Burkina Faso Currency

Money

The West African CFA franc (XOF) is the official currency of Burkina Faso. It is technically divided into 100 smaller units called centimes, but no centime denominations have been issued. Burkina Faso is largely a cash economy and credit cards are seldom accepted, but cash can be withdrawn with a card at certain banks in the big cities. Banks that will change money for travellers include Banque Internationale du Burkina (BIB), Ecobank and Banque Internationale pour le Commerce, l'Industrie et l'Agriculture du Burkina (Biciab).


Currency Exchange Rates


AUD 1 AUD 5 AUD 10 AUD 100 AUD 1,000
Australia AUD 1.00 AUD 5.00 AUD 10.00 AUD 100.00 AUD 1,000.00
Canada CAD 1.01 CAD 5.05 CAD 10.10 CAD 101.03 CAD 1,010.26
Ireland EUR 0.67 EUR 3.33 EUR 6.67 EUR 66.69 EUR 666.92
New Zealand NZD 1.06 NZD 5.32 NZD 10.64 NZD 106.42 NZD 1,064.19
South Africa ZAR 9.66 ZAR 48.28 ZAR 96.56 ZAR 965.62 ZAR 9,656.21
United Kingdom GBP 0.58 GBP 2.88 GBP 5.77 GBP 57.68 GBP 576.81
United States of America USD 0.75 USD 3.75 USD 7.49 USD 74.90 USD 749.01

Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.

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