Template:Exchange rate CFA

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This template shows exchange rates for the CFA franc (ISO currency codes XAF and XOF), which is used in 14 West African and Central African countries. It should only be used in country articles for countries that use the CFA franc as their national currency, and should be placed in the "Buy" section of the article.

Template parameters[edit]

To use this template, invoke it with the following arguments:

currencies (Optional)
The currency codes to display. If not specified then this parameter defaults to "USD,EUR,GBP".

Example[edit]

To utilize this template with the default currency conversions:

{{exchange rate CFA}}

...which produces:

Exchange rates for CFA francs

As of January 2019:

  • US$1 ≈ CFA570
  • €1 ≈ CFA670
  • UK£1 ≈ CFA730

Exchange rates fluctuate. Current rates for these and other currencies are available from XE.com

To utilize this template with custom currency conversions:

{{exchange rate CFA|currencies=USD,EUR,GBP,CAD,JPY,ZAR}}

...which produces:

Exchange rates for CFA francs

As of January 2019:

  • US$1 ≈ CFA570
  • €1 ≈ CFA670
  • UK£1 ≈ CFA730
  • Canadian $1 ≈ CFA420
  • Japanese ¥100 ≈ CFA520
  • South African R1 ≈ CFA40

Exchange rates fluctuate. Current rates for these and other currencies are available from XE.com

Notes for template use[edit]

  • The link to XE.com provides current exchange rates to make it easier to update the rates shown in the template - be sure to change the "as of" date too.
  • To avoid clutter, only major currencies should be used.
  • Exchange rates for other currencies than may be relevant to individual countries that use the CFA franc can be added to the text of the "Buy" section of the article.

See also[edit]

  • {{exchange rates}} - Useful for displaying other currency conversions.