COMOROS

(franc)

99-KMF

Last 120 days

Text Box: 	From its creation in 1981, the Comorian franc was pegged to the French franc at the rate of 50 Comorian francs to 1 French franc. This fixed rate has changed only once. On January 12, 1994, the currency was devalued, in concert with the CFA franc devaluation; however, the Comorian franc was devalued 33% to the new rate of 75 Comorian francs for 1 French franc, while the CFA franc's new rate was 100 CFA francs to 1 French franc. 
	With the creation of the euro in January 1999, the Comorian franc was pegged, at its prevailing rate, to the new currency. The exchange rate is now 491.96775 Comorian francs to 1 euro.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: declaration if more than 1 300 USD or equivalent
 Out: up to amount imported and declared
	Local currency:
  In: free
 Out: up 500 000 KMF(1 300 USD)

The KMF is pegged to the EUR at the rate of 491.96775 francs/euro

‘Banque Centrale des Comores’(1984-97)

older NOTES

‘Institut d’Emission des Comores’(1976+)

NOTES in circulation(2005+)

COINS in circulation (1964+)

Oval: to the rates

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

KMF 10 000, 5 000, 2 000, 1 000, 500 (2005+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

older francs 10 000, 5000, 2 500, 1 000, 500 (1984-97) ‘ Banque Centrale des Comores’

xx / xx %

outmoded ??

older francs 5 000, 1 000, 500 (1976+) Institut d’Emission des Comores’

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coins

francs 100, 50, 25, 10, 5, 2 (1964+)             

xx / xx %

in circulation

 

 

 

 

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

2 170

690 948

French (official)

Islam (Sunni) 98 %

male 59.65

 

Moroni 60 200

Arabic (official)

Roman Catholic 2 %

female 64.33

2005 : 600 (228)

 

Shikomoro, Swahili

 

 

 

KMF 10 000 (2006)

KMF 5 000 (2006)

KMF 2 000 (2005)

KMF 1 000 (2005)

KMF 500 (2006)

100 francs (1977+)( 28mm,10g)

50 francs (1990+)( 24mm,6g)

25 francs (1981+)( 20mm,3.9g)

10 francs (1992)( 28mm,10g)

5 francs (1984+)( 31mm,3.75g)

2 francs (1964+)( 27mm,2.2g)

KMF 10 000 (1997)(170*85mm)

KMF 5 000 (1984)(100*85mm)

KMF 2500 (1997)

KMF 5000 (1976)

KMF 1000 (1976)

KMF 500 (1976)

KMF 1 000 (1986)

KMF 500 (1986)