INFORMATION ABOUT CFP FRANC
We show the updated today’s value/price of CFP franc (XPF).You can get the exchange from CFP franc to another currency by introducing the value or amount of CFP franc (XPF) in the box and clicking the convert button. This way you can get the CFP franc’s price in relation to other currencies.
INTRODUCTION TO THE CFP FRANC
The CFP franc was first introduced in 1945. It is the legal tender in the French Overseas Territories of the French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna and New Hebrides until 1982*. The acronym “CPF” corresponds to Colonies françaises du Pacifique which then was changed to “Pacific Financial Community”. At the present it is called “Comptoirs français du Pacifique” (French Financial Agreements of the Pacific). It is used by approximately 563 thousand nine hundred people. You can check the today value of the CFP franc and check its price.
*The franc of the New Hebrides separated from the CFP franc. It was replaced by the Vatu (VUV) in 1982 when the territory gained its independence under the name of Republic of Vanuatu.
The Institut d’emission d’Outre-Mer (Overseas Institute of Currency Issuance) was created in 1966 and it has functions as Central Bank in the Overseas French communities of the Pacific. It is a public national establishment which is responsible for the issuance of the currency. It has offices in Paris and agencies in Numea, Papete and Mata’Ulu. As central bank it conducts the monetary policies and the issuance and circulation of the currency in those territories.
Countries that use the currency: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna.
Name: CFP FRANC
Bills: 500, 1.000, 5.000, 10.000 F
Coins: cent = 1/100 of 1 Franco. 0,50 c, 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 F
Issuing Agent: Institut d’emission d’Outre-Mer Web: http://www.ieom.fr/