Cameroon Currency


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 0.22 AUD 2.23 AUD 22.27 AUD 222.71 AUD 2,227.12
Canada CAD 0.22 CAD 2.19 CAD 21.93 CAD 219.31 CAD 2,193.11
Ireland EUR 0.15 EUR 1.52 EUR 15.21 EUR 152.11 EUR 1,521.14
New Zealand NZD 0.23 NZD 2.31 NZD 23.14 NZD 231.42 NZD 2,314.20
South Africa ZAR 2.42 ZAR 24.21 ZAR 242.12 ZAR 2,421.23 ZAR 24,212.26
United Kingdom GBP 0.13 GBP 1.27 GBP 12.74 GBP 127.35 GBP 1,273.51
United States of America USD 0.17 USD 1.70 USD 17.01 USD 170.07 USD 1,700.74

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

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