CONGO Dem.Rep.

(franc =100 centimes)

100-CDF

Text Box: 	The franc is the currency of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It is subdivided into 100 centimes.
	The franc was re-established in 1997, replacing the new zaïre at a rate of one hundred thousand to one.
	Nouveaux (new) zaires are not more exchangeable.
Text Box: Import / Export restrictions:
	Foreign currency:
  In: free
 Out: free
	Local currency:
  In: up to equivalent of 100 USD (44 000 CDF)
 Out: up to equivalent of 100 USD (44 000 CDF)

NOTES in circulation (2000+)

Oval: to the rates
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CDF 500 (2002,11)

CDF 500 (2010)

CDF 200 (2011)

CDF 100 (2000)

CDF 50 (2000)

COINS in circulation (2002+)

1 franc (2004)

1 franc (2004)

1 franc (2004)

1 franc (2004)

1 franc (2003)

1 franc (2003)

50 centimes (2002)

50 centimes (2002)

50 centimes (2002)

50 centimes (2002)

25 centimes (2002)

25 centimes (2002)

older and smaller NOTES (1997+)

CDF 100 (1997)(150*70mm)

CDF 50 (1997)

CDF 20 (1997)

CDF 10 (2000)

CDF 10 (1997)

CDF 5 (1997)

CDF 1 (1997)

50 centimes (1997)

20 centimes (1997)

10 centimes (1997)

5centimes (1997)

1 centimes (1997)

 

NOTES and COINS we buy

buy / sell

% fixing

Valid till:

Notes

CDF 20 000, 10 000, 5 000, 1 000, 500, 200, 100, 50 (2000+)

xx / xx %

in circulation

 

CDF 100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 1; centimes 50, 20, 10, 5, 1 (1997+)

?? / ?? %

??

 

previous notes (zaires, nouveaux zaires) are not exchangeable !!!

no

no

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coins

franc 1; centimes 50, 25 (2002+)                  

xx / xx %

in circulation

 

 

 

 

Area

(sq km)

Population (2005)

Language/Ethnicity

Ethnicity / Religion

Life duration

GDP per capita

(world position)

2 345 410

62 660 551

French (official)

Roman Catholic 50 %

male 49.68

 

Kinshasa 6 541 300

Lingala, Kingwana,

Protestant 20 %, Islam 10 %,

female 52.56

2005 : 800 (224)

 

Kikongo, Tshiluba

Kinbanguist 10 %

 

 

USD/CDF(120 days)

latest (Apr 3)

lowest (Nov 17)

highest (Nov 18)

426

74.55

457

CDF 20 000 (2013)(157*72mm)

CDF 10 000 (2012)(151*72mm)

CDF  5 000 (2012)(146*72mm)

CDF  1 000 (2012)(140*72mm)