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1 KRW = 0.00077 EUR

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1 EUR = 1307.66758 KRW

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Currency Rates for South Korean Won- Send Money to South Korea

FC Exchange
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated
Margin Rate: 1%
100,000 gets you: 76 eur
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated
Margin Rate: 1%
100,000 gets you: 76 eur
Adam and Company Bank
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated
Margin Rate: 6%
100,000 gets you: 72 eur
Aston Currency Management
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated
Margin Rate: 2%
100,000 gets you: 75 eur
Alliance & Leicester Bank
FCA Regualted: FCA Regulated
Margin Rate: 5%
100,000 gets you: 73 eur

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Currency Exchange Rates for South Korean Won? Convert GBP to KRW at todays exchange rate. See money transfer for South Korea and historical to restrictions.

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Nicknames for that currency if any?

The South Korean Won doesn't have any known nicknames.


What is the name of its Central Bank?

The Bank of Korea is the central bank of KRW.


What is the inflation rate of KRW?

At the moment, the South Korean Won is 1,9%.


Spelling and Capitalization

In Korean - 원 . In English, it is the South Korean Won, or Korean Republic Won.


Use of the currency outside the country

Usage of physical KRW outside South Korea isn't possible. The most likely way to use it outside the country is in online transactions, such as trading currencies.


Exchanging currency in the country

As always, it is recommended to buy at least a safe amount of money prior to arriving in South Korea. Converting foreign currencies into KRW shouldn't be an issue, since South Korea is welcoming towards visitors. Most cities will have enough good places to exchange money. Just make sure to check the mid-market rate. 


Converting from GBP to KRW

The British pound is a currency of worldwide circulation, and buying Korean Republic Won shouldn't be a problem. We recommend using safe exchange offices or accredited places of business.


What does GBP to KRW mean?

1 British Pound buys 1477,41 South Korean Won.


What is the sign for the South Korean Won?

The symbol for this currency is â‚© .


Is KRW stable or undervalued? What is the cause?

The Korean Republic Won is steadily gaining ground towards other currencies. Backed up by a strong policy program established by the Bank of Korea, the KRW is a stable and healthy currency.


What are the main currencies in use and why?

There are areas inside South Korea such as US military bases or the DMZ where you can pay directly with US dollars. ATMs with the word global on them means they accept international credit/debit cards. As far as trading goes, among the most popular and lucrative currencies are the US dollar, the Euro, the Indonesian Rupiah and the British Pound.

GBP to KRW Exchange Rate

Currency Information on South Korean Won - KRW— South Korean Won - ₩
Banknotes are available in denominations of 100, 5000, 10,000 and 50,000 won, and coins circulate in denominations of 10, 50, 100 and 500 won.
One won is subdivided into 100 jeon, though the jeon is not used in everyday transactions, and is only used for displaying foreign exchange rates.

The won currently in use is the second incarnation of the currency, and it was introduced in 1962, when it replaced the hwan at a ratio of 1 won: 10 hwan.

In 1975, the last hwan were removed from circulation, meaning that the won was the sole currency of South Korea.

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