The CFP franc
, franc Pacifique
or franc CFP
, from the former franc des Colonies franšaises du Pacifique
) is a currency
, commonly called the franc, used in the French
overseas territories of French Polynesia
and Wallis and Futuna
and the territorial collectivity of New Caledonia
It was created in December 1945, together with the CFA franc.
It has the ISO 4217 currency code XPF.
- 1945 to 1948 - 1 FCFP = 2.40 FF (FF = French franc)
- 1948 to 1959 - 1 FCFP = 5.50 FF
- 1960 to 1998 - 1 FCFP = 0.055 FF (January 1st, 1960: 100 'old' francs became 1 'new' franc)
- 1999 onward - 1 euro = 6,55957 / 0.055 ~ 119 FCFP (January 1st 1999: Euro replaced FF)
events are merely changes in the currency in use in France: the relative value of the CFP franc (FCFP) is unchanged since 1948