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 0.14 AUD 1.43 AUD 14.26 AUD 142.65 AUD 1,426.48
Canada CAD 0.14 CAD 1.41 CAD 14.13 CAD 141.25 CAD 1,412.50
Ireland EUR 0.10 EUR 0.96 EUR 9.65 EUR 96.45 EUR 964.51
New Zealand NZD 0.16 NZD 1.56 NZD 15.62 NZD 156.19 NZD 1,561.86
South Africa ZAR 1.63 ZAR 16.27 ZAR 162.70 ZAR 1,626.99 ZAR 16,269.92
United Kingdom GBP 0.07 GBP 0.75 GBP 7.46 GBP 74.59 GBP 745.87
United States of America USD 0.11 USD 1.06 USD 10.59 USD 105.93 USD 1,059.32

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

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