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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > Financial sector > Exchange rates and prices > Official exchange rate > LCU per US$ > Period average

DEFINITION: Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages (local currency units relative to the U.S. dollar).

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Zimbabwe $6.72 billion 2008
2 Sao Tome and Principe $14,695.20 2008
3 Guinea $5,500.00 2008
4 Zambia $5,046.11 2009
5 Sierra Leone $2,981.51 2008
6 Uganda $1,720.44 2008
7 Madagascar $1,708.37 2008
8 Tanzania $1,320.31 2009
9 Burundi $1,185.73 2008
10 Democratic Republic of the Congo $559.29 2008
11 Rwanda $546.85 2008
12 Somalia $490.68 1989
=13 Guinea-Bissau $472.19 2009
=13 Niger $472.19 2009
=13 Chad $472.19 2009
=13 Mali $472.19 2009
=13 Togo $472.19 2009
=13 Benin $472.19 2009
=13 Cote d'Ivoire $472.19 2009
=13 Equatorial Guinea $472.19 2009
=13 Gabon $472.19 2009
=13 Senegal $472.19 2009
=13 Central African Republic $472.19 2009
=13 Burkina Faso $472.19 2009
=13 Cameroon $472.19 2009
26 Comoros $354.14 2009
27 Mauritania $258.59 2007
28 Djibouti $177.72 2009
29 Malawi $140.52 2008
30 Nigeria $118.55 2008
31 Cape Verde $79.38 2009
32 Angola $79.33 2009
33 Kenya $69.18 2008
34 Liberia $63.21 2008
35 Mauritius $31.96 2009
36 Mozambique $24.30 2008
37 The Gambia $22.19 2008
38 Eritrea $15.38 2009
39 Ethiopia $9.60 2008
40 Seychelles $9.46 2008
=41 Namibia $8.47 2009
=41 South Africa $8.47 2009
=41 Lesotho $8.47 2009
=41 Swaziland $8.47 2009
45 Botswana $7.16 2009
46 Sudan $2.09 2008
47 Ghana $1.06 2008

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