the basic monetary unit of Eritrea
See Table at currency.
Origin of nakfaTigrinya naqfa, after Naqfa, town in Eritrea that became a symbol of Eritrean resistance.
From Tigrinya ናቕፋ (naቕfa, “Nakfa, Eritrea”).
nakfa - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of Eritrea, comprised of 100 cents.