The West African CFA franc is the currency for the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) and includes 8 member states: Togo, Niger, Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Senegal and Benin.
The West African CFA franc is equal to the value of the Central African CFA franc.
The currency code for the West African CFA franc is XOF. The currency symbol used is CFA.
The West African CFA franc was first seen in 1945 replacing the French West African franc. CFA stands for Communatué financière d’Afrique or the African Financial Community.