Converting US dollars to South Korean won? Click here for an accurate currency calculator to convert any quanitity needed. Regularly updated exchange rates.
Converter Dollars - Won
This currency converter dollars to won calculates between the currency of South Korea and America; a relationship that goes back more than a century. The currency of South Korea was in constant change during the 20th century but is now pegged to the US dollar. For more currency converters, view our page for several options for different currency conversions.
How Does the Converter from Dollars ($) to Won (₩) Work?
To see how many South Korean won you can get for a quantity of US dollars, simply insert a number into the conversion box above and click ¨convert. Our regularly updated exchange rates will provide you with an accurate conversion. To calculate currency in the reverse order, visit won – dollar converter.
About the US $
The dollar is the official currency of the United States of America and the territories classed as part of the USA. A single dollar is made up of 100 smaller units known as cents. It is the most powerful and influential currency in the world and is extremely important in the foreign trade market. Many other countries also choose to use the US dollar as their official currency or share the dollar name with their own currency.
About the South Korean ₩
As the official currency of South Korea, there is no plural form to the won, which is made up of 100 jeon and now only used in the foreign market and not in everyday transactions. The won was unstable for a long time due to the wars that Korea was involved in but it has now reached a stable position amongst other currencies.