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||AUD 0.24||AUD 2.36||AUD 23.63||AUD 236.34||AUD 2,363.44|
|Canada||CAD 0.22||CAD 2.25||CAD 22.47||CAD 224.66||CAD 2,246.56|
|Ireland||EUR 0.15||EUR 1.52||EUR 15.24||EUR 152.39||EUR 1,523.89|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.26||NZD 2.57||NZD 25.70||NZD 256.96||NZD 2,569.65|
|South Africa||ZAR 2.63||ZAR 26.34||ZAR 263.43||ZAR 2,634.28||ZAR 26,342.83|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.12||GBP 1.20||GBP 12.02||GBP 120.22||GBP 1,202.19|
|United States of America||USD 0.17||USD 1.73||USD 17.34||USD 173.43||USD 1,734.26|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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