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List of African Countries and their Currencies

19-JAN-2016 09:46

    Currency is the medium of exchange which is derived from the Latin word currens, -entis that functions as legal tender. It is accepted as payment for goods and services and repayment of debts in a particular country or socio-economic context which is circulated as banknote and coins.

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    Country

    Capital City

    Name of Currency

    Algeria

    Algiers

    Algerian Dinar

    Angola

    Luanda

    Angolan Kwanza

    Benin

    Porto-Novo

    West African CFA franc 

    Botswana

    Gaborone

    Pula (BWP)

    Burkina Faso

    Ouagadougou

    West African CFA franc 

    Burundi

    Bujumbura

    Burundi Franc

    Cameroon

    Yaounde

    West African CFA francs 

    Cape Verde

    Praia

    Cape Verdean Escudo 

    Central African Rep.

    Bangui

    Central African CFA franc 

    Chad

    N'Djamena

    Central African CFA franc 

    Comoros

    Moroni

    Comorian franc (KMF) 

    Congo (DRC)

    Kinshasa

    Congolese Franc (CDF) 

    Cote d'Ivoire

    Yamoussoukro

    West African CFA franc 

    Djibouti

    Djibouti

    Franc (DJF) 

    Egypt

    Cairo

    Egyptian pound (EGP) 

    Equatorial Guinea

    Malabo 

    Central African CFA franc 

    Eritrea

    Asmara

    Nakfa (ERN) 

    Ethiopia

    Addis Ababa

    Birr (ETB) 

    Gabon

     Libreville

    Central African CFA franc 

    Gambia

    Banjul 

    Dalasi (GMD) 

    Ghana

    Accra

    Ghana cedi

    Guinea

    Conakry

    Guinea Franc 

    Guinea-Bissau

    Bissau 

    West African CFA franc 

    Kenya

    Nairobi

    Kenyan shilling 

    Lesotho

    Maseru

    Lesotho loti 

    Liberia

    Monrovia

    Liberian Dollar 

    Libya

    Tripoli

    Libyan Dinar 

    Madagascar

    Antananarivo

    Malagasy ariary 

    Malawi

    Lilongwe

    Kwacha 

    Mali

    Bamako

    West African CFA franc 

    Mauritania

    Nouakchott 

    Ouguiya 

    Mauritius

    Mauritius

    Mauritian rupee

    Morocco

    Rabat 

    Moroccan Dirham 

    Mozambique

    Maputo

    Mozambican metical 

    Namibia

    Windhoek

    Namibian dollar 

    Niger

    Niamey

    West African CFA franc 

    Nigeria

    Abuja

    Naira 

    Rwanda

    Kigali

    Rwanda Franc 

    Sao Tome & Principe

    Sao Tome

    Dobra

    Senegal

    Dakar

    CFA franc 

    Seychelles

    Victoria

    Seychellois rupee (SCR) 

    Sierra Leone

    Freetown

    Sierra Leonean leone (SLL) 

    Somalia

    Mogadishu

    Somali Shilling 

    South Africa

    Pretoria

    South African Rand (ZAR) 

    South Sudan

    Juba

    South Sudanese pound (SSP)

    Sudan

    Khartoum

    Sudanese pound (SDG) 

    Swaziland

    Mbabane

    Lilangeni 

    Tanzania

    Dodoma

    Tanzanian Schilling 

    Togo

    Lomé 

    Central African CFA franc 

    Tunisia

    Tunis

    Tunisian Dinar 

    Uganda

    Kampala

    Uganda Shilling 

    Western Sahara

    Laayoune

    Moroccan Dirham 

    (The majority of the territory of Western Sahara is currently administered by the Kingdom of Morocco.)

    Zambia

    Lusaka

    Zambian Kwacha (ZMK) 

    Zimbabwe

    Harare

    Zimbabwean Dollar (ZWD) 

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