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 1.12 AUD 11.22 AUD 112.22 AUD 1,122.23
Canada CAD 0.11 CAD 1.09 CAD 10.92 CAD 109.20 CAD 1,092.00
Ireland EUR 0.08 EUR 0.78 EUR 7.80 EUR 78.03 EUR 780.29
New Zealand NZD 0.12 NZD 1.18 NZD 11.79 NZD 117.92 NZD 1,179.23
South Africa ZAR 1.13 ZAR 11.30 ZAR 112.98 ZAR 1,129.80 ZAR 11,298.00
United Kingdom GBP 0.07 GBP 0.68 GBP 6.80 GBP 67.95 GBP 679.52
United States of America USD 0.08 USD 0.83 USD 8.26 USD 82.60 USD 825.96

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

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