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The West African CFA franc is the currency of eight countries in West Africa: Benin, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Sénégal and Togo. CFA means Communauté Financière d'Afrique ("Financial Community of Africa") or Communauté Financière Africaine ("African Financial Community").

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Use of CFA franc. Green: West African CFA franc. Red: Central African CFA franc.

The Central African CFA franc has the same value as the West African CFA franc.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Franco CFA para niños

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