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 1.35 AUD 13.50 AUD 135.05 AUD 1,350.46
Canada CAD 0.13 CAD 1.33 CAD 13.32 CAD 133.24 CAD 1,332.38
Ireland EUR 0.09 EUR 0.92 EUR 9.25 EUR 92.47 EUR 924.72
New Zealand NZD 0.14 NZD 1.40 NZD 14.00 NZD 139.98 NZD 1,399.80
South Africa ZAR 1.49 ZAR 14.88 ZAR 148.83 ZAR 1,488.31 ZAR 14,883.15
United Kingdom GBP 0.08 GBP 0.79 GBP 7.89 GBP 78.90 GBP 788.97
United States of America USD 0.10 USD 1.02 USD 10.21 USD 102.15 USD 1,021.45

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

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