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Burundian Franc (BIF)

The Burundian Franc is the primary currency of Burundi. This currency is used by an estimated 11,175,378 people. Based on our estimate, Burundian Franc is the #68 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Burundian Franc is "BIF". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 108.

Burundian Franc conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

BIF Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Burundian Franc is Burundi.

There are approximately 11,175,378 people around the world who use the Burundian Franc. The Burundian Franc is the #68 most used widely currency is the world.

11,175,378 user population
Ranked #68 in the world

BIF Exchange Rates

1 Burundian Franc equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: 1,138.48


Inverse: 2,048.66
British Pound


Inverse: 2,316.71
Indian Rupee


Inverse: 24.63
Japanese Yen


Inverse: 17.43
US Dollar


Inverse: 1,875.30

† Rates last updated at 20 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

BIF Currency Facts

BIF Details

ISO 4217 CodeBIF
ISO 4217 Number108
Unit NameFranc
Currency NicknamesN.a.

BIF Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor UnitsN.a.
Frequently Used banknotes10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins1, 5
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

BIF Issuance

Central BankBanque de la Republique du Burundi
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population11,175,378 people
Population Rank#68
BIF Inflation Rate-2.81%
Inflation Rank#110

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 BIF Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Banque de la Republique du Burundi. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Burundian Franc may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Unity Day February 5, 2020 Closed
Ntaryamira Day April 6, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Ascension Day May 21, 2020 Closed
Aid el-Fithr May 24, 2020 Closed
Independence Day July 1, 2020 Closed
Aid al-Adha July 31, 2020 Closed
Assumption Day August 15, 2020 Closed
Rwagasore Day October 13, 2020 Closed
President Ndadaye Day October 21, 2020 Closed
All Saints' Day November 2, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
New Year's Eve December 31, 2020 Partial Day