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Franc (BIF) is the currency in Burundi

Facts about Franc

  • Country:
    Burundi
  • Currency:
    Franc
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    BIF
  • Short for the currency:
    FB
  • Currency subunits:
    100 centimes

Burundian franc is the currency used in African Burundi. The currency was introduced in 1960 and replaced the Belgian Congo franc. The central bank for the currency lies in Bujumbura and is called Banque de la République du Burundi - BRB.

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Burundi, in east Africa, has been through many regime shifts during the 20th century. In the beginning of the century it was part of the german colony in east Africa. Burundi was a monarchy between 1962-1966, then to form todays republic.

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