Currency Information on Rwandan Franc

Currency Information on Rwandan Franc - RWF – Rwandan franc – FRw

The Rwandan franc was introduced in 1916, when the German colony was occupied by Belgium; the Belgian Congo franc was introduced, replacing the German East African rupie.

The Belgian Congo franc was the official currency of Rwanda until 1960, when it was replaced by the Rwanda and Burundi franc, and then Rwanda introduced their own franc in 1964.

Coins are available in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 francs, and banknotes are available in denominations of 500, 1000, 2000 and 5000 francs.

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