The Central African CFA franc (FCFA) is the official currency of the Republic of the Congo (along with five other central African countries). It is divided into 100 smaller units called centime. The Congo is primarily a cash economy. A few hotels in Brazzaville and Pointe Noire now accept major credit cards but cash is usually the only method of payment in the country. There are a handful of ATMs in Brazzaville that accept foreign cards, and a few in Pointe Noire. It is possible to exchange foreign currency at a number of banks.
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 0.99||CAD 4.95||CAD 9.90||CAD 99.02||CAD 990.20|
|Ireland||EUR 0.68||EUR 3.38||EUR 6.76||EUR 67.61||EUR 676.15|
|New Zealand||NZD 1.09||NZD 5.47||NZD 10.95||NZD 109.49||NZD 1,094.91|
|South Africa||ZAR 11.41||ZAR 57.03||ZAR 114.06||ZAR 1,140.56||ZAR 11,405.61|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.52||GBP 2.61||GBP 5.23||GBP 52.29||GBP 522.87|
|United States of America||USD 0.74||USD 3.71||USD 7.43||USD 74.26||USD 742.61|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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