What is the currency of Rwanda 1

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Country currency: 1 Rwanda Franc is equal to 100 Centimes.
Currency abbreviation: FRW, RWF
Banknotes there are coins with a value of 10,000, 5,000, 1,000, 500 and 100 FRW, coins in denominations of 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1 FRW, but these are no longer used.

Currency Exchange: It is possible to exchange cash in local currency. Bringing euros or US dollars with you is recommended, as other currencies in Rwanda have poorer exchange rates. Cash should only be changed in banks, hotels or foreign exchange offices.

Exchange rate Rwanda Franc:

Credit Cards: Payments with major cards are only accepted in a few hotels and restaurants in the capital.

ATMs: are available in Kigali, but often no international cards are accepted.

Travelers Checks: Exchange of travelers checks for cash is possible, but time-consuming and involves high fees. You can only be in the capital at the Banque de Kigali be exchanged. Travelers checks should be made out in US dollars whenever possible.

Foreign exchange regulations: The importation of the local currency and foreign currencies must be declared for an amount equivalent to US $ 100 or more. The export of the local currency and foreign currencies is subject to declaration.

Bank opening times: Mon - Fri 8.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. and 2.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m., Sat 8.30 a.m. - 11.30 a.m.

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