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Franc CFA (Cameroon)

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  • Cameroon, Republic

  • Franc CFA (Cameroon)
  • Yaounde
  • of 465 400 sq. km
  • French (state), English (state), etc. African dialects
  • CM (CMR) 120
Financial community of the countries of the Central Africa

Republic Cameroon Monetary unit is franc CFA (CFA Central - financial cooperation of the countries of the Central Africa), making 100 centimes.

The Exchange rate union of the Central Africa - sometimes it name also a zone of issue of Bank of the States of the Central Africa - as regional currency grouping combines six African countries: Gabon , Cameroon, Congo , Central African republic , Chad and Equatorial Guinea . The union was formed still during this period when these countries were colonial possession of France. Notes of one nominal value differ only identification letters.

Now in the cash circulation there are notes of denomination of 500, 1000, 2000, 5 000 and 10 000 francs.

the Flag Cameroon the Map Cameroon
the Arms Cameroon

Composition of Republic Cameroon includes the French Cameroon (East Cameroon) and a southern part of the British Cameroon (the Western Cameroon). The western Cameroon till July, 1st, 1962 was included into a sterling area; the Nigerian pound was monetary unit. With association of both parts of Cameroon as the general monetary unit the franc CFA has been accepted.

On the notes manufactured in Cameroon, letters E on issues 1993 - are seated 2001

Face side of 500 franc CFAs (Cameroon, 1993-2001)
the Back of 500 franc CFAs (Cameroon, 1993-2001)

And letters U - since 2002 till today, characteristic for this state.

Face side of 500 franc CFAs (Cameroon, 2002...)
the Back of 500 franc CFAs (Cameroon, 2002...)

It is updated 03.2012

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