The official currency is the Central Africa CFA Franc (XAF), which is divided into 100 centimes. Cash is easier to exchange than travellers cheques, and Euros are by far the easiest currency to change for CFA francs. Credit cards have limited acceptance in Cameroon and ATMs are few and far between.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Cameroon||XAF 100||XAF 1,000||XAF 10,000||XAF 100,000||XAF 1,000,000|
|Australia||A$ 0.22||A$ 2.20||A$ 21.96||A$ 219.63||A$ 2,196.34|
|Canada||C$ 0.22||C$ 2.23||C$ 22.26||C$ 222.61||C$ 2,226.15|
|Ireland||€ 0.15||€ 1.52||€ 15.25||€ 152.45||€ 1,524.52|
|New Zealand||NZ$ 0.24||NZ$ 2.40||NZ$ 24.04||NZ$ 240.40||NZ$ 2,403.95|
|South Africa||R 2.18||R 21.84||R 218.39||R 2,183.89||R 21,838.89|
|United Kingdom||£ 0.12||£ 1.21||£ 12.08||£ 120.83||£ 1,208.30|
|United States of America||US$ 0.20||US$ 2.04||US$ 20.41||US$ 204.14||US$ 2,041.40|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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