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Guinean Franc (GNF)

The Guinean Franc is the primary currency of Guinea. This currency is used by an estimated 12,414,318 people. Based on our estimate, Guinean Franc is the #62 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Guinean Franc is "GNF". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 324.

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

GNF Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Guinean Franc is Guinea.

There are approximately 12,414,318 people around the world who use the Guinean Franc. The Guinean Franc is the #62 most used widely currency is the world.

12,414,318 user population
Ranked #62 in the world

GNF Exchange Rates

1 Guinean Franc equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: 5,647.12


Inverse: 10,172.91
British Pound


Inverse: 11,552.20
Indian Rupee


Inverse: 123.20
Japanese Yen


Inverse: 86.83
US Dollar


Inverse: 9,415.00

† Rates last updated at 59 minutes ago

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

GNF Currency Facts

GNF Details

ISO 4217 CodeGNF
ISO 4217 Number324
Unit NameFranc
Currency NicknamesN.a.

GNF Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor UnitsN.a.
Frequently Used banknotes100, 500, 1000, 5000, 10000
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used CoinsN.a.
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

GNF Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of the Republic of Guinea
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population12,414,318 people
Population Rank#62
GNF Inflation Rate9.83%
Inflation Rank#10

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

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2020 GNF Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of the Republic of Guinea. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Guinean Franc may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Lailat Qadr May 20, 2020 Closed
End of Ramadan May 24, 2020 Closed
Origin of African Unity May 25, 2020 Closed
Tabaski July 31, 2020 Closed
Assumption Day August 15, 2020 Closed
Independence Day October 2, 2020 Closed
Prophet's Birthday October 29, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed

GNF Currency History

The Guinean Franc was created in January 1986. The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the Guinean Franc.

Currency Active Replaced By
Guinean syli (GNE) January 1971 to December 1985 GNF