Guide To African Currencies by Charter Finance Resource

African CurrenciesThis section of our website will give you a definitive listing of all African countries, along with their currency name and the currency abbreviation. Use this guide when you are trading Forex as it will enable you to easily look up and currencies that you are not familiar with.

  • People`s Democratic Republic of Algeria – The official currency is the Algerian Dinar the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is DZD.
  • Republic of Angola – The official currency is the Kwanza the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is AOA.
  • Republic of Benin – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Republic of Botswana – The official currency is the Pula the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is BWP.
  • Burkina Faso – The official currency is the West African CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Republic of Burundi – The official currency is the Burundi franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is BIF.
  • Republic of Cabo Verde – The official currency is the Cape Verdean Escudo the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is CVE.
  • Republic of Cameroon – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XAF.
  • Central African Republic – The official currency is the Central African the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is CFA.
  • The Republic of Chad – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XAF.

  • Union of the Comoros – The official currency is the Comorian franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is KMF.
  • Republic of the Congo – The official currency is the Central African CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Republic of Cote d’Ivoire – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo – The official currency is the Congolese franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is CDF.
  • Republic of Djibouti – The official currency is the Franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is DJF.
  • Arab Republic of Egypt – The official currency is the Egyptian pound the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is EGP.
  • Republic of Equatorial Guinea – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • State of Eritrea – The official currency is the Nakfa the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is ERN.
  • Gabonese Republic – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Republic of the Gambia – The official currency is the Dalasi the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is GMD.
  • Republic of Ghana – The official currency is the Ghanaian cedi the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is GHC.
  • Republic of Guinea – The official currency is the Guinean franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is GNF.
  • Republic of Guinea-Bissau – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Republic of Kenya – The official currency is the Kenyan shilling the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is KES.
  • Kingdom of Lesotho – The official currency is the Loti the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is LSL.
  • Republic of Liberia – The official currency is the Liberian Dollar the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is LRD.
  • Libya – The official currency is the Lybian Dinar the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is LYD.
  • Republic of Madagascar – The official currency is the Malagasy Ariay the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is MGA.
  • Republic of Malawi – The official currency is the Kwacha the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is MWK.
  • Republic of Mali – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Republic of Mauritania – The official currency is the Mauritanian Ouguiya the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is MRO.
  • Republic of Mauritius – The official currency is the Mauritian rupee the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is MUR.
  • Republic of Mozambique – The official currency is the Mozambican metical the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is MZN.
  • Republic of Namibia – The official currency is the Namibian dollar the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is NAD.
  • Republic of Niger – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Federal Republic of Nigeria – The official currency is the Nigerian naira and Kobo the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is NGN.
  • Republic of Rwanda – The official currency is the Rwandan franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is RWF.
  • Republic of Senegal – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Republic of Seychelles – The official currency is the Seychellois rupee the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is SCR.
  • Republic of Sierra Leone – The official currency is the Leone the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is SLL.
  • Somali Republic – The official currency is the Somali shilling the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is SOS.
  • Republic of The Sudan – The official currency is the Sudanese pound the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is SDG.
  • United Republic of Tanzania – The official currency is the Tanzanian shilling the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is TZS.
  • Togolese Republic – The official currency is the CFA franc the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is XOF.
  • Tunisian Republic – The official currency is the Tunisian dinar the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is TND.
  • Republic of Uganda – The official currency is the Ugandan shilling the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is UGX.
  • Republic of Zambia – The official currency is the Zambian Kwacha the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is ZMK.
  • Republic of Zimbabwe – The official currency is the Zimbabwe Dollars the abbreviation of this currency for Forex Pairings purposes is ZW$.