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Usage of:
     West African CFA franc
     Central African CFA franc

There are two African currency unions associated with multinational central banks; the West African Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest (BCEAO) and the Central African Banque des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale (BEAC). Members of both currency unions use the CFA Franc as their legal tender.

Below is a list of the central banks and currencies of Africa.

Country Currency Central bank
 Burkina Faso
 Côte d'Ivoire
West African CFA franc Banque Centrale des Etats de l'Afrique de l'Ouest
 Central African Republic
 Republic of the Congo
 Equatorial Guinea
Central African CFA franc Banque des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale
 Algeria Algerian dinar Banque d'Algerie
 Angola Angolan kwanza Banco Nacional de Angola
 Botswana Botswana pula Bank of Botswana
 Burundi Burundian franc Banque de la République du Burundi
 Cape Verde Cape Verdean escudo Banco de Cabo Verde
 Comoros Comorian franc Banque Centrale des Comores
 Democratic Republic of the Congo Congolese franc Banque Centrale du Congo
 Djibouti Djiboutian franc Banque Centrale de Djibouti
 Egypt Egyptian pound Central Bank of Egypt
 Eritrea Eritrean nakfa Bank of Eritrea
 Ethiopia Ethiopian birr National Bank of Ethiopia
 Gambia Gambian dalasi Central Bank of The Gambia
 Ghana Ghanaian cedi Bank of Ghana
 Guinea Guinean franc Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée
 Kenya Kenyan shilling Central Bank of Kenya
 Lesotho Lesotho loti Central Bank of Lesotho
 Liberia Liberian dollar Central Bank of Liberia
 Libya Libyan dinar Central Bank of Libya
 Madagascar Malagasy ariary Banque Centrale de Madagascar
 Malawi Malawian kwacha Reserve Bank of Malawi
 Mauritania Mauritanian ouguiya Banque Centrale de Mauritanie
 Mauritius Mauritian rupee Bank of Mauritius
 Western Sahara
Moroccan dirham Bank Al-Maghrib
 Mozambique Mozambican metical Banco de Moçambique
 Namibia Namibian dollar Bank of Namibia
 Nigeria Nigerian naira Central Bank of Nigeria
 Rwanda Rwandan franc Banque Nationale du Rwanda
 São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe dobra Banco Nacional de São Tomé e Príncipe
 Seychelles Seychellois rupee Central Bank of Seychelles
 Sierra Leone Sierra Leonean leone Bank of Sierra Leone
 Somalia Somali shilling Bankiga Dhexe ee Soomaaliya
 Somaliland Somaliland shilling Bank of Somaliland
 South Africa South African rand South African Reserve Bank
 Sudan Sudanese pound Bank of Sudan
 Swaziland Swazi lilangeni Central Bank of Swaziland
 Tanzania Tanzanian shilling Bank of Tanzania
 Tunisia Tunisian dinar Banque Centrale de Tunisie
 Uganda Ugandan shilling Bank of Uganda
 Zambia Zambian kwacha Bank of Zambia
 Zimbabwe Zimbabwean dollar Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe

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