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 0.11 AUD 1.06 AUD 10.60 AUD 105.97 AUD 1,059.65
Canada CAD 0.10 CAD 1.04 CAD 10.42 CAD 104.22 CAD 1,042.18
Ireland EUR 0.07 EUR 0.74 EUR 7.41 EUR 74.09 EUR 740.91
New Zealand NZD 0.11 NZD 1.10 NZD 10.97 NZD 109.72 NZD 1,097.17
South Africa ZAR 1.02 ZAR 10.19 ZAR 101.85 ZAR 1,018.54 ZAR 10,185.38
United Kingdom GBP 0.06 GBP 0.64 GBP 6.35 GBP 63.52 GBP 635.23
United States of America USD 0.08 USD 0.78 USD 7.80 USD 77.99 USD 779.90

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

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