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North Korean won

Local name조선민주주의인민공화국 원  
朝鮮民主主義人民共和國圓 (Hancha)
ISO 4217 CodeKPW
Official user 
1/100chon (전/錢)
Coins and Banknotes
Central bankCentral Bank of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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The won (sign: ; code: KPW) is the currency of North Korea (Democratic People's Republic of Korea). It is subdivided into 100 chon. The won is issued by the Central Bank of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. One North Korean won (as of August 20, 2010) is equal to 8.16610 South Korean won or about 0.7 US cent.

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