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
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
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Republic of Korea Head of state

PresidentMoon Jae-in (2017)
Prime ministerLee Nak-yeon (2017)

Republic of Korea Religion

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

Republic of Korea Data

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 33 %
  3. Humid subtropical climate 33 %

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

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Republic of Korea Hotel

Hotel ibis Ambassador Insadongibis Ambassador Insadong

Conveniently set just a 4-minute walk from Jongno 3-ga Station, ibis Ambassador Insadong houses a fitness centre and a spacious business centre. Free Wi-Fi access is available at all areas of the hotel... view more
Hotel Happy Garden Guest HouseHappy Garden Guest House
Happy Garden Guest House is located only 400 metres from Myeongdong Subway Station Line 4. This cosy accommodation offers a shared living room and free Wi-Fi access. Rooms come with both air conditioning and heating facilities... view more
Hotel Kimchee Sinchon GuesthouseKimchee Sinchon Guesthouse

Offering complimentary internet access, Kimchee Sinchon Guesthouse is situated within 500 metres of Hongdae Station, Subway Line 2 and Hongdae’s indie music, street arts and entertainment scene... view more
₩ 8400
Hotel Dongdaemun Wellbeing HostelDongdaemun Wellbeing Hostel
A 2-minute walk from Dongdaemun Subway Station (Line 1 and 4), Dongdaemun Wellbeing Hostel offers private guestrooms with free Wi-Fi. A daily free breakfast of bread, eggs and jam is provided every morning... view more
Hotel M HotelM Hotel

Offering rooms with air conditioning, M Hotel is located in the centre of Seoul. Free Wi-Fi access is available in all areas. All the rooms come with a flat-screen TV, fridge and a desk... view more
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Republic of Korea Nuclear power station

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

Republic of Korea Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 17Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 908790267
WinterParticipation : 18Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 31251470
TotalParticipation : 35Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 121112104337
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