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The total cost you are charged by your foreign exchange provider consists of the margin from the mid-rate offered plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions as shown below.


USD to BGN mid-rate = 1.7321

Right now the USD/BGN market mid-rate is 1.7321 and represents ideally how many Bulgarian Lev you can get for one United States Dollar.

This USD/BGN Converter calculates equivalent United States Dollar to Bulgarian Lev amounts at the market mid-rate:

USD / BGN mid-rate converter


1 United States Dollar equals
1.7321 Bulgarian Lev

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United States Dollar

Bulgarian Lev

1 USD 1.7321 BGN
5 USD 8.6605 BGN
10 USD 17.32 BGN
20 USD 34.64 BGN
50 USD 86.61 BGN
100 USD 173.21 BGN
250 USD 433.03 BGN
500 USD 866.05 BGN
1,000 USD 1,732.10 BGN
2,000 USD 3,464.20 BGN
5,000 USD 8,660.50 BGN
10,000 USD 17,321.00 BGN
50,000 USD 86,605.00 BGN
100,000 USD 173,210.00 BGN
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United States Dollar

Bulgarian Lev

0.5773 USD 1 BGN
2.8865 USD 5 BGN
5.7730 USD 10 BGN
11.55 USD 20 BGN
28.87 USD 50 BGN
57.73 USD 100 BGN
144.33 USD 250 BGN
288.65 USD 500 BGN
577.30 USD 1,000 BGN
1,154.60 USD 2,000 BGN
2,886.50 USD 5,000 BGN
5,773.00 USD 10,000 BGN
28,865.00 USD 50,000 BGN
57,730.00 USD 100,000 BGN
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United States Dollar to Bulgarian Lev (USD-BGN) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the USD/BGN exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour. You can also view our various charts of USD versus other currencies : USD historical charts.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
17 Feb 20191.7327Latest
10 Feb 20191.72561 Week+0.41%
18 Jan 20191.72101 Month+0.68%
21 Aug 20181.69236 Months+2.39%
17 Feb 20181.57371 Year+10.1%
17 Feb 20171.84322 Years-6%
18 Feb 20141.42525 Years+21.58%
19 Feb 20091.539410 Years+12.56%

Why can't I just get the USD/BGN market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The USD/BGN mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the USD / BGN was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however the transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

The closer your final exchange rate is to the market USD/BGN midrate the better deal you are getting.

Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

The three things you need in order to get a good USD to BGN exchange rate

  1. Know the latest USD/BGN market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Currency news and forecasts for United States Dollar and Bulgarian Lev

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as the value of a currency must always be quoted relative to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the USD vs BGN, you should pay attention to both United States Dollar and Bulgarian Lev news and forecasts.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

26-January-19: 2018 was a reasonable year for the dollar. Measured by the US Dollar Index, the greenback appreciated by 4 percent, which was much better than 2017’s 10 percent loss. It was, though, something of a stuttering end to 2018 and the dollar has had mixed fortunes in early 2019.

In December, after lifting US interest rates to 2.25-2.5 percent, the Fed lowered its expectations for future hikes due to so-called “cross currents” (China, Brexit, trade wars etc.). Skepticism among analysts over future Fed hikes has for some time been the main reason for dollar pessimism for 2019, but now, there is also the prospect of a US economic slowdown to contend with.

“A slowdown in the economy is likely to weigh on USD particularly in the second half of this year,” a CIBC researcher said in January.

Of the same opinion was an expert at ING, who argued that the dollar is soon to “embark on a gradual long-term bearish trend.”

January’s extended US government shutdown also has dollar-negative ramifications. Not only is the shutdown likely to hit first-quarter GDP growth, disagreements within Congress bode poorly for the future of potentially inflationary fiscal spending.

Bulgarian Lev (BGN) - Market news and forecasts

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