Republic of Korea

Major cities : Seoul (Capital), Busan and Incheon.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Republic of Korea Major cities

Republic of Korea Information

ISO 3166-1KR - KOR - 410
NATO country codeKS - KOR
FIPS 10-4 codeKS
IOC CodeKOR
Continent /
Republic of Korea CapitalSeoul
Name of the inhabitantsSouth Korean
Republic of Korea National anthemAegukga
Republic of Korea National Day15 August
Republic of Korea Currency South Korean won (KRW)
Republic of Korea 10 %
Republic of Korea Calling code+82
Republic of Korea Country domain code .kr
Republic of Korea Vehicle registration plateROK
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +9:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
G20
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Republic of Korea Head of state

President of the RepublicLee Myung-bak (2008)
Prime ministerKim Hwang-sik (2010)

Republic of Korea Religion

  1. Christianity 49 %
  2. Buddhism 47 %
  3. Other 4 %

Republic of Korea Data

City3
Area98,480 km² (38,023 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants48,491,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 492.4 /km² (1,275.3 /sq mi)
Length of coastline2,413 km
Perimeter2,651 km
Life expectancy79.8 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 11.6 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.877 (2010)
Gross domestic product1,001 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 4.4 %
20,634 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)1,307 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
26,958 US$ per capita
Unemployment3.1 % of labor force (2008) Chart
Inflation2.5 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: A+ (Stable, 14 september 2012)
  • Fitch: AA- (Stable, 7 september 2012)
  • Moody's: Aa3 (Stable, 27 august 2012)
  • Dagong: AA- (Stable, 11 july 2010)

Republic of Korea Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Coal
  2. Lead
  3. Molybdenum
  4. Tungsten
  5. Graphite
  6. Hydroelectric potential

Republic of Korea Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Vegetables
  2. Barley
  3. Cattle
  4. Fish
  5. Fruit
  6. Pigs
  7. Rice
  8. Milk
  9. Root crops
  10. Eggs
  11. Chickens

Republic of Korea Border

Republic of Korea Map

Republic of Korea Climate

  1. Humid continental climate 33 %
  2. Humid subtropical climate 67 %

Republic of Korea Weather (Seoul)

Republic of Korea Electricity

Voltage110 V, 220 V
Frequency60 Hz
Power plugPower plug : A Power plug : B Power plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : A Power socket : B Power socket : C Power socket : F

Airport Republic of Korea

Incheon International AirportGimpo International AirportJeju International Airport
PUSAn (Kimhae)KwangjuDaegu
YosuUlsanPohang

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Republic of Korea Hotel

Hotel Lamer PensionLamer Pension
Busan
The pet-friendly Lamer Pension is just a minute’s walk from Haeundae Beach and its seafood restaurants, pubs and bars. It offers accommodation with complimentary wired internet access... view more
Hotel Oakwood Premier Coex CenterOakwood Premier Coex Center

Seoul
This modern 5-star serviced residences is centrally located within Seoul's Gangnam business area, just next to COEX, World Trade Centre Seoul and 7Luck Casino. It has an indoor pool, an indoor mini-golf range and a fitness centre... view more
Hotel World Guesthouse, Incheon AirportWorld Guesthouse, Incheon Airport

Incheon
World Guesthouse, Incheon Airport provides spacious accommodation fitted with en suite bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. It also offers luggage storage and an airport pickup service on request... view more
Hotel Fun Fun Stay GuesthouseFun Fun Stay Guesthouse
Seoul
Located in the Hongdae area, Fun Fun Stay Guesthouse provides simple accommodation with a simple breakfast served for free every morning. It provides laundry services and free Wi-Fi throughout the guesthouse... view more
Hotel C& Hotel, IncheonC& Hotel, Incheon

Incheon
A 5-minute drive from Juan Subway Station (Line 1), C& Hotel, Incheon offers modern guestrooms with a computer and free wired internet. Free Wi-Fi is available in the lobby. Luggage storage and fax facilities are provided at the 24-hour front desk... view more
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Nuclear power station Republic of Korea

Kori Nuclear Power PlantUljin Nuclear Power PlantWolseong Nuclear Power Plant
Yeonggwang Nuclear Power Plant  

Republic of Korea Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 15Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 687473215
WinterParticipation : 16Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 2314845
TotalParticipation : 31Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 918881260
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