Top 10 Strongest Currencies In Africa – 2018
Based on their exchange rate to the dollar and their purchasing power, the currencies below are the strongest in Africa.
Top 10 Strongest Currencies In Africa - 2018
10. Swaziland (1$=13.58szl)
The lilangeni is the currency of Swaziland. The
South African rand is also accepted in Swaziland. Swaziland Lilangeni currently exchanges for 13.58szl to every 1USD.
9. Namibian Dollars (1$=13.66nad)
The Namibian dollar has been the currency of Namibia since 1993. It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively N$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. Currently it exchanges to 13n$ to every 1USD.
8. Seychelles Rupee (1$=13rs)
Surprisingly Seychelles's currency is also among the top 10 strongest currencies in aferjca. 1 United States Dollar currently exchanges for 13 Seychelles Ruppee.
7. Botswana Pula (1$=10pula)
The pula is Botswana’s official currency, It currently exchanges for 10 Pula to every 1USD.
6. Zambian Kwacha (1$=10.2kw)
The kwacha is the official currency of Zambia. The exchange rate is currently 1USD for about 10.2 Zambian kwacha, making it one of the most valuable currencies in southern Africa alongside south Africa.
5. Moroccan Dirham (1$=9.4Dirham)
Morocco boasts one of the strongest currencies in Africa, with $1 currently exchanging for about 9.4 Moroccan dirham.
4. Sudanese Pounds (1$=6.6sp)
Despite decades of civil war, Sudan has managed to keep the value of its official currency respectable. $1 currently exchanges for 6.6 Sudanese pounds.
3. Ghanaian Cedis (1$=4.49cedis)
Ghana is the only West African country on this list. One USD currently exchanges for 4.49 Ghanaian Cedis, making it the third most valuable currency on our list.
2. Tunisian Dinar (1$ = 2.6t.dinar)
The Tunisian Dinar comes in after the Libyan Dinar as the second most valuable currency in Africa.
The exchange rate of this currency to the dollar is equivalent to 2.6 Tunisian dinars.
1. Libyan Dinar (1$= 1.36l.dinar)
Based on its exchange rate to the dollar, the Libyan dinar is Africa’s strongest currency -despite the fact that the country has been in shambles since Muammar Gaddafi was ousted in 2011 - One dollar currently exchanges for about 1.36 Libyan dinars.