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Rwandan Franc (RWF)

The Rwandan Franc is the primary currency of Rwanda. This currency is used by an estimated 12,301,939 people. Based on our estimate, Rwandan Franc is the #63 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Rwandan Franc is "RWF". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 646.

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

RWF Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Rwandan Franc is Rwanda.

There are approximately 12,301,939 people around the world who use the Rwandan Franc. The Rwandan Franc is the #63 most used widely currency is the world.

12,301,939 user population
Ranked #63 in the world

RWF Exchange Rates

1 Rwandan Franc equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: 599.44


Inverse: 1,040.83
British Pound


Inverse: 1,186.59
Indian Rupee


Inverse: 12.52
Japanese Yen


Inverse: 8.75
US Dollar


Inverse: 952.12

† Rates last updated at 29 minutes ago

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

RWF Currency Facts

RWF Details

ISO 4217 CodeRWF
ISO 4217 Number646
Unit NameFranc
Currency NicknamesN.a.

RWF Denominations

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

RWF Issuance

Central BankN.a.
Central Bank WebsiteN.a.

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population12,301,939 people
Population Rank#63
RWF Inflation Rate-0.31%
Inflation Rank#109

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

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2020 RWF Currency Holidays

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

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
New Year's Day Holiday January 2, 2020 Closed
National Heroes Day February 3, 2020 Closed
Commemoration of Genocide April 7, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Easter Monday April 13, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Eid al-Fitr May 24, 2020 Closed
Independence Holiday July 1, 2020 Closed
Liberation Day July 6, 2020 Closed
Eid al Adha July 31, 2020 Closed
Umuganura August 7, 2020 Closed
Assumption Day August 17, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
Boxing Day December 28, 2020 Closed