Guinea - Guinean Franc - Currency Guide


Foreign exchange guide to Guinea and the Guinean Franc (GNF)


USD/GNF 90-day view

USD/GNF at 9710 is a little above its 90-DAY average, range 9460 - 9710 .
🔔 USD/GNF is at 90-DAY HIGHS.
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Recent USD to GNF 90-day trend

GNF News, Forecasts and Trends

The above interactive chart shows the USD to GNF exchange rate, trend and recent alerts for the last 90 days.

US Dollar to Guinean Franc - Historical Rates

USD/GNF rateChangePeriod
11 Sep 2020 : 9655.00000.6% ▲1 Week
19 Aug 2020 : 9649.58310.6% ▲30 Days
20 Jun 2020 : 9520.00002% ▲90 Days
19 Sep 2019 : 9229.72625.2% ▲1 Year
20 Sep 2015 : 7250.480133.9% ▲5 Years
21 Sep 2010 : 5875.126565.3% ▲10 Years

USD/GNF 10 year historic rates & change to 18-Sep-2020 : 9710.0000


U$10,000 USD
FG97,100,000 GNF

Converted at USD/GNF interbank rate, compare Send Money and Currency Exchange exchange rates.

US Dollar to Guinean Franc - Quick Conversions

U$ 1 FG 9,710
U$ 5 FG 48,550
U$ 10 FG 97,100
U$ 20 FG 194,200
U$ 50 FG 485,500
U$ 100 FG 971,000
U$ 250 FG 2,427,500
U$ 500 FG 4,855,000
U$ 1,000 FG 9,710,000
U$ 2,000 FG 19,420,000
U$ 5,000 FG 48,550,000
U$ 10,000 FG 97,100,000
U$ 50,000 FG 485,500,000
U$ 100,000 FG 971,000,000
More amounts
U$ 0.0001 FG 1
U$ 0.0005 FG 5
U$ 0.0010 FG 10
U$ 0.0021 FG 20
U$ 0.0052 FG 50
U$ 0.0103 FG 100
U$ 0.0258 FG 250
U$ 0.0515 FG 500
U$ 0.1030 FG 1,000
U$ 0.2060 FG 2,000
U$ 0.5150 FG 5,000
U$ 1.0300 FG 10,000
U$ 5.1500 FG 50,000
U$ 10.30 FG 100,000
More amounts

Frequently Asked Questions


What currency should I use in Guinea?

The domestic currency in Guinea is the Guinean Franc.

What is the Guinean Franc currency code and symbol?

The three letter currency code for the Guinean Franc is GNF — symbol is FG.

Which countries use the Guinean Franc?

It is the domestic currency in    Guinea.

Is the Guinean Franc a closed currency?

No, the Guinean Franc is freely available and convertible. See guide: What is a closed currency?


Travel, Currency and Money saving tips for Guinea

Travel money for Guinea

Save money and time by Ordering your Guinean Franc online from Travelex, you get better rates and can pick up the GNF cash locally or even on travel day at the airport.

Another popular option is to use a Pre-paid Travel Card. Your Debit/Credit Card provider will charge you 2% from market mid-rate, but your bank may also charge an extra 3% as an “Overseas Transaction Charge” plus “Overseas ATM” fees for withdrawing cash.

For card purchases if offered a choice of currencies always select to Pay in Guinean Franc otherwise you may get much worst exchange rates.


Sending money to Guinea

When searching around for information on how to get a good exchange rate when sending money to Guinea you need to start with finding out the latest Guinean Franc exchange rate for foreign-transfers, which can be very different to the wholesale rate.

Then compare your bank's exchange rates to several licensed FX providers exchange rate and fees to see how much you can save - we make that calculation easy in the below table.

Get a better deal for foreign transfers to Guinea

When sending money to Guinea it’s important to compare your bank’s rates & fees with those we have negotiated with our partner money transfer providers. To get a better deal you should follow these 4 simple steps :

  1. Open an account with a BER reviewed FX provider (id docs may be required)
  2. You specify the local or Guinean Franc amount you want to transfer
  3. Make a local currency domestic transfer for the requested amount to the provider's bank account in your country
  4. Once your funds are received by the provider the converted GNF amount will be transfered to the recipient account you specify in Guinea.

Use the above Send to Guinean Franc calculator to compare the exchange rates of FX specialist providers rates versus your bank's standard rates you can hopefully save around 5% and maybe more - end result is more Guinean Franc deposited into the recipient bank account and less margins and fees kept by the banks!

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