Countries that use the West African franc

The West African franc is an official currency and used in 8 countries.

The West African franc is tied to the euro with a fixed exchange rate. Therefore, 1 franc always equals to 0.0015 euro.

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1.00 West African francs = 0.0016 US dollars

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Exchange rate history 1000 XOF in USD

The graph shown here shows the exchange rate development from January 2017 to June 2023. The exchange rate for 1000 XOF moved during this time from USD 1.71 to USD 1.64. In these 77 months it fell by 4.4 percent.

West African franc as currency

BeninWestern Africa
Burkina FasoWestern Africa
Guinea-BissauWestern Africa
MaliWestern Africa
NigerWestern Africa
Ivory CoastWestern Africa
SenegalWestern Africa
TogoWestern Africa

US dollar as currency

American SamoaPolynesia
British Virgin IslandsCaribbean
EcuadorSouth America
El SalvadorCentral America
East TimorSoutheast Asia
Marshall IslandsMicronesia
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia
Northern Mariana IslandsMicronesia
Puerto RicoCaribbean
Turks and Caicos IslandsCaribbean
United States of AmericaNorth America
Virgin IslandsCaribbean
British Indian Ocean TerritoryEastern Africa
Caribbean NetherlandsCaribbean
United States Minor Outlying IslandsMicronesia


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