Won is the name of the currency
used in Korea
. The Currency Symbol
The Won of North Korea (ISO 4217 code KPW) has an official exchange rate of 2.18 to the dollar, and an actual exchange rate of something around 218 to pre USD.
The Won of South Korea (ISO 4217 code KRW) had an exchange rate of 1160 per USD on July 24, 2002.