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Central African CFA franc
The Central African CFA franc (French: franc CFA or simply franc, ISO 4217 code: XAF) is the currency of six independent states in central Africa, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon. CFA stands for Coopération financière en Afrique centrale ("Financial Cooperation in Central Africa"). It is issued by the BEAC (Banque des États de l'Afrique Centrale, "Bank of the Central African States"), located in Yaoundé, Cameroon, for the members of the CEMAC (Communauté Économique et Monétaire de l'Afrique Centrale, "Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa"). The franc is nominally subdivided into 100 centimes but no centime denominations have been issued.

In several west African states, the West African CFA franc, which is of equal value to the Central African CFA franc, is in circulation.
ISO 4217 codeXAF
Central bankBank of Central African States
Websitewww.beac.int
User(s)Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon
Subunit 1/100centime
SymbolFCFA
centimec
Nicknamecéfa, franc
Coins1, 2, 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 500 francs
Banknotes500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10,000 francs

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