Ivory Coast Currency
The official currency is the West African CFA Franc (XOF), divided into 100 centimes. The CFA Franc is linked to the Euro at a fixed rate of exchange. New notes were issued in 2004 and only those issued by the Bank of West African States (Banque des États de l'Afrique de l'Ouest) are valid currency. There are a few ATMs in Abidjan but most will accept only Visa cards. It is unwise to use an ATM that is not guarded. Credit cards are accepted in the larger hotels and better restaurants. Most shops require cash.
Currency Exchange Rates
|Ivory Coast||XOF 100||XOF 1,000||XOF 10,000||XOF 100,000||XOF 1,000,000|
|Australia||AUD 0.22||AUD 2.21||AUD 22.14||AUD 221.39||AUD 2,213.92|
|Canada||CAD 0.22||CAD 2.18||CAD 21.80||CAD 218.01||CAD 2,180.10|
|Ireland||EUR 0.15||EUR 1.51||EUR 15.12||EUR 151.21||EUR 1,512.12|
|New Zealand||NZD 0.23||NZD 2.30||NZD 23.00||NZD 230.05||NZD 2,300.48|
|South Africa||ZAR 2.41||ZAR 24.07||ZAR 240.69||ZAR 2,406.87||ZAR 24,068.70|
|United Kingdom||GBP 0.13||GBP 1.27||GBP 12.66||GBP 126.60||GBP 1,265.96|
|United States of America||USD 0.17||USD 1.69||USD 16.91||USD 169.07||USD 1,690.66|
Note: These currency exchange rates are not updated daily and should be used as a guideline only.
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