CFA Franc Zone

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CFA Franc Zone

A collective term for the countries that use either the Central African CFA franc or the West African CFA franc, which are both guaranteed by the French government. The CFA franc zone consists of Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, and Gabon (for the Central African franc), and Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo (for the West African franc).