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CFA Franc (XOF)
XOF Currency Demographics
The primary country using the CFA Franc is Communauté Financière Africaine (BCEAO).
The CFA Franc is also used in Burkina Faso, Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, and 3 others.
The currency code for the CFA Franc is "XOF".
The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 952.
There are approximately 141,259,449 people around the world who use the CFA Franc.
The CFA Franc is the #11 most used widely currency is the world.
141,259,449 user population
Ranked #11 in the world
XOF Exchange Rates
1 CFA Franc equals:
† Rates last updated at 2 hours ago
‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions
XOF Currency Facts
|ISO 4217 Code||XOF|
|ISO 4217 Number||952|
|Minor Unit Name||N.a.|
|Minor Unit Symbol||
|Frequently Used banknotes||500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000|
|Rarely Used Banknotes||N.a.|
|Frequently Used Coins||1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 100, 500|
|Rarely Used Coins||N.a.|
|Estimated User Population||141,259,449 people|
|XOF Inflation Rate||7.46%|
† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.
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2023 XOF Currency Holidays
XOF Currency History
The CFA Franc was created in June 1997.
The table below shows the history of currencies that ultimately became the CFA Franc.
|Guinea-Bissau peso (GWP)
January 1975 to May 1997
|Mali franc (MLF)
unknown to January 1984