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Franc CFA (Gabon)

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  • Gabon, Republic
  • Franc CFA
  • Libreville
  • of 257 670 sq. km
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  • GA (GAB) 266
Financial community of the countries of the Central Africa

Monetary unit of Gabon Republic 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, 5000 and 10 000 francs.

the Flag Gabon the Map Gabon
the Arms Gabon

Despite the fact that what all notes of identical nominal value manufactured by Bank of the states of the Central Africa, have the general design for all six exhibiting countries of the union, they all the same differ the special identification letters different for each country, for example, for notes of Gabon, the sample 1993 - 2001 are characteristic letter L.

Face side of 1000 franc CFAs (Gabon, 1993-2001)
the Back of 1000 franc CFAs (Gabon, 1993-2001)

And notes of issue since 2002 till today have a letter - A.

Face side of 1000 franc CFAs (Gabon, 2002...)
the Back of 1000 franc CFAs (Gabon, 2002...)

It is updated 03.2012

Coins of Gabon


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