Top 20 Highest Currencies In Africa and Their Countries 2023
What’s the highest currency in Africa today? And which country in Africa has the strongest currency?.
Here is the list of the top 20 currencies in Africa with the highest currency value in the continent.
Africa has a number of countries with very strong currencies, considering the natural resources and valuable raw materials exacted from Africa, this makes the African continent the most valuable continent in the entire world.
As of this year, the African country with the highest currency is Libya. The Libyan Dinar is currently Africa’s strongest currency.
As of this year, 1 United States Dollar is equivalent to Libyan Dinar 1.41.
With that being said, below is the list of all the top twenty countries in Africa with the highest currency.
Africa has over 50 large countries, but these are 20 of the top countries in the continent with the strongest currency.
Highest Currencies In Africa:
1. Libyan Dinar (1 USD = LD 1.42)
County: Libya 🇱🇾
The Libyan Dinar is Africa’s highest currency today, one US Dollar is equal to 1.42 Libyan Dinar.
2. Tunisian Dinar (1 USD = DT 2.89)
County: Tunisia 🇹🇳
The second highest currency in Africa is Tunisia’s Tunisian Dinar. As of this year, one United States Dollar is equivalent to DT 2.89.
3. Ghanaian Cedi (1 USD = GH₵ 5.51)
Country: Ghana 🇬🇭
Ghana has the third strongest currency in Africa with one US dollar being equal to GH₵ 5.51.
4. Moroccan Dirham (1 USD = MAD 9.90)
Country: Morocco 🇲🇦
The 4th strongest currency in Africa is Morocco’s Dirham. 1 US dollar is equal to MAD 9.90.
5. Botswana Pula (1 USD = P 10.93)
Country: Botswana 🇧🇼
Botswana is currently the fifth country in Africa with the highest currency value. One United States Dollar is equivalent to P 10.93.
6. Zambian Kwacha (1 USD = ZK 13.15)
Country: Zambia 🇿🇲
The Zambian Kwacha from Zambia is Africa’s sixth highest currency.
7. Seychellois Rupee (1 USD = SR 13.66)
Country: Seychelles 🇸🇨
The seventh highest currency in Africa is Seychellois Rupee. One United States Dollar is equal to SR 13.66.
8. South African Rand (1 USD = R 14.88)
Country: South Africa 🇿🇦
South Africa is holding the 8th position as an African country with the highest currency. As of this year, one US dollar is equal to R 14.88.
9. Eritrean Nakfa (1 USD = Nfk 15.03)
Country: Eritrea 🇪🇷
The Eritrean Nakfa is the ninth strongest currency in Africa out of all the currencies in the continent.
10. Egyptian Pound (1 USD = E£ 16.35)
Country: Egypt 🇪🇬
Egypt is among the top ten countries in Africa with the strongest and most valuable currency in Africa.
11. Sao Tomean Dobra (1 USD = Db 22.23)
County: Sao Tome
The Sao Tomean Dobra is Africa’s 11th strongest currency this year. One United States Dollar is equal to Db 22.23.
12. Ethiopian Birr (1 USD = Br 29.376)
Country: Ethiopia 🇪🇹
Ethiopia has one of the strongest currency in Africa, taking the 12th position this year as the country with the highest currency in Africa.
13. Mauritian Rupee (1 USD = Rs 36.27)
Country: Mauritius 🇲🇺
The Mauritian Rupee has made it to the top fifteen highest currencies in Africa, taking the thirteenth position as the highest currency in Africa.
14. Mauritanian Ouguiya (1 USD = UM 37.13)
Country: Mauritania 🇲🇷
The Mauritanian Ouguiya is currently the 14th highest currency in Africa.
15. Sudanese Pound (1 USD = SD 45.06)
Country: Sudan 🇸🇩
The Sudanese Pound is among the top 15 highest currency in Africa. As of this year, one United States Dollar is equal to SD 45.06.
16. Gambian Dalasi (1 USD = D 50.39)
Country: Gambia 🇬🇲
Gambia is the sixteenth African country with the highest currency in the continent.
17. Mozambican Metical (1 USD = MT 61.87)
Country: Mozambique 🇲🇿
The Mozambican Metical is currently the seventeenth strongest currency in Africa today, one US dollar is equivalent to MT 61.88.
18. Cape Verdean Escudo (1 USD = Esc 100.33)
County: Cape Verde
The Cape Verdean Escudo is one of the strongest African currency. One US dollar is equal to Esc 100.33.
19. Kenyan Shilling (1 USD = Ksh. 105.88)
Country: Kenya 🇰🇪
Kenya takes the 19th position as the country with the strongest currency in Africa. Kenya has the leading currency in East Africa which makes it a very powerful country currency wise. One United States Dollar is equal to Ksh. 105.88.
20. Algerian Dinar (1 USD = DA 113.15)
Country: Algeria 🇩🇿
Algeria holds the 20th position when it comes to the strongest currencies in Africa.
The countries in Africa with the highest currencies is as listed above, these are the top twenty highest African currencies.
NB: Due to economy changes, market, among other factors, the money (exchange rates) provided above might slightly change.