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 1.13 AUD 11.33 AUD 113.29 AUD 1,132.87
Canada CAD 0.12 CAD 1.17 CAD 11.65 CAD 116.55 CAD 1,165.48
Ireland EUR 0.08 EUR 0.79 EUR 7.86 EUR 78.63 EUR 786.35
New Zealand NZD 0.12 NZD 1.19 NZD 11.87 NZD 118.72 NZD 1,187.22
South Africa ZAR 1.17 ZAR 11.73 ZAR 117.28 ZAR 1,172.81 ZAR 11,728.09
United Kingdom GBP 0.07 GBP 0.70 GBP 7.00 GBP 69.99 GBP 699.91
United States of America USD 0.09 USD 0.87 USD 8.70 USD 86.96 USD 869.57

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

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