Saturday, September 18, 2021

Money & Shopping in Ivory Coast

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Côte d’Ivoire uses the West African CFA franc (XOF). Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal, and Togo also use it. While the CFA franc (XAF) is a distinct currency from the Central African CFA franc (XAF), the two are used interchangeably in all nations that utilize the CFA franc (XAF & XOF).

Both CFA francs are backed by the French government and linked to the euro at €1 = XOF655.957.