Democratic Republic Of The Congo Currency


The official currency is the Congolese Franc (CDF). Credit cards have a very limited use, as do traveller cheques, 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 economy is highly unstable in the Congo, and therefore denominations of currency and exchange rates are subject to 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 A$ 0.11 A$ 1.14 A$ 11.42 A$ 114.24 A$ 1,142.44
Canada C$ 0.12 C$ 1.16 C$ 11.58 C$ 115.79 C$ 1,157.94
Ireland € 0.08 € 0.79 € 7.93 € 79.30 € 792.99
New Zealand NZ$ 0.13 NZ$ 1.25 NZ$ 12.50 NZ$ 125.04 NZ$ 1,250.43
South Africa R 1.14 R 11.36 R 113.60 R 1,135.96 R 11,359.61
United Kingdom £ 0.06 £ 0.63 £ 6.29 £ 62.85 £ 628.51
United States of America US$ 0.11 US$ 1.06 US$ 10.62 US$ 106.18 US$ 1,061.84

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

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