Wordtravels

Wordtravels

 

 

Ivory Coast Currency

Money

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 more established restaurants. Most shops require cash.


Currency Exchange Rates


Ivory Coast XOF 1 XOF 5 XOF 10 XOF 100 XOF 1,000
Australia AUD 0.24 AUD 2.41 AUD 24.07 AUD 240.68 AUD 2,406.85
Canada CAD 0.23 CAD 2.30 CAD 22.99 CAD 229.89 CAD 2,298.88
Ireland EUR 0.15 EUR 1.52 EUR 15.25 EUR 152.45 EUR 1,524.53
New Zealand NZD 0.25 NZD 2.53 NZD 25.31 NZD 253.09 NZD 2,530.92
South Africa ZAR 2.33 ZAR 23.28 ZAR 232.78 ZAR 2,327.84 ZAR 23,278.38
United Kingdom GBP 0.13 GBP 1.33 GBP 13.33 GBP 133.34 GBP 1,333.44
United States of America USD 0.17 USD 1.75 USD 17.50 USD 174.99 USD 1,749.93

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

Ivory Coast Currency

Money

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 more established restaurants. Most shops require cash.


Currency Exchange Rates


Ivory Coast XOF 1 XOF 5 XOF 10 XOF 100 XOF 1,000
Australia AUD 0.24 AUD 2.41 AUD 24.07 AUD 240.68 AUD 2,406.85
Canada CAD 0.23 CAD 2.30 CAD 22.99 CAD 229.89 CAD 2,298.88
Ireland EUR 0.15 EUR 1.52 EUR 15.25 EUR 152.45 EUR 1,524.53
New Zealand NZD 0.25 NZD 2.53 NZD 25.31 NZD 253.09 NZD 2,530.92
South Africa ZAR 2.33 ZAR 23.28 ZAR 232.78 ZAR 2,327.84 ZAR 23,278.38
United Kingdom GBP 0.13 GBP 1.33 GBP 13.33 GBP 133.34 GBP 1,333.44
United States of America USD 0.17 USD 1.75 USD 17.50 USD 174.99 USD 1,749.93

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