Democratic Republic Of The Congo Currency


The official currency is the Congolese Franc (CDF). Credit cards and ATM facilities are very limited and usually only in Kinshasa. It is best to take US dollars in hard currency. Banks are closed on weekends and credit cards cannot be used to obtain cash advances. The Congolese economy is highly unstable, therefore currency denominations and exchange rates can change at short notice.

Currency Exchange Rates

Democratic Republic of the Congo CDF 100 CDF 1,000 CDF 10,000 CDF 100,000 CDF 1,000,000
Australia AUD 0.15 AUD 1.52 AUD 15.19 AUD 151.94 AUD 1,519.41
Canada CAD 0.15 CAD 1.50 CAD 15.02 CAD 150.21 CAD 1,502.12
Ireland EUR 0.10 EUR 0.98 EUR 9.77 EUR 97.66 EUR 976.56
New Zealand NZD 0.16 NZD 1.62 NZD 16.21 NZD 162.08 NZD 1,620.78
South Africa ZAR 1.78 ZAR 17.79 ZAR 177.87 ZAR 1,778.72 ZAR 17,787.17
United Kingdom GBP 0.07 GBP 0.73 GBP 7.32 GBP 73.22 GBP 732.24
United States of America USD 0.11 USD 1.06 USD 10.60 USD 106.04 USD 1,060.45

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

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