Money Advice for Gabon

Local Currency


General Advice

The currency in Gabon is the CFA (Communauté Financière Africaine) Franc (XAF; symbol CFA). Notes come in denominations of CFA10,000, 5,000, 2,000, 1,000 and 500 and coins come in denominations of CFA500, 100, 50, 25, 10, 5 and 1.

Money Exchange

Gabon is part of the French Monetary Area.

ATM Availability

Cards are not widely accepted. For more information check the Visa ATM locator, the MasterCard ATM locator or the American Express ATM locator for the addresses of ATMs around the world.

Credit Cards

Credit cards are not widely accepted.

Other Information

Libreville is said to be one of the most expensive cities in the world.

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