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South Korea

South Korea FlagMajor cities : Seoul (Capital), Busan, Incheon, Daegu and Daejeon.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Population, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Unemployment, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

South Korea Major cities

South Korea Information

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ISO 3166-1KR - KOR - 410
NATO country codeKS - KOR
FIPS 10-4 codeKS
ContinentAsia / East Asia
South Korea CapitalSeoul
Official languageKorean
Name of the inhabitantsSouth Korean
South Korea National Day15 August
South Korea Currency South Korean won (KRW)
South Korea 10 %
South Korea Calling code+82
South Korea Country domain code .kr
South 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
South Korea National anthemAegukga

South Korea Head of state

PresidentMoon Jae-in (2017)
Prime ministerKim Boo-kyum (2021)

South Korea Religion

List of the main religions practiced in South Korea.

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

South Korea Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of South Korea (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area98,480 km² (38,023 sq mi)
Population51,663,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 524.6 /km² (1,358.7 /sq mi)
Length of coastline2,413 km
Perimeter2,651 km
Life expectancy82.3 Year (2015), ♀ : 85.5 Year, ♂ : 78.8 Year
Average years of schooling 12.2 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.903 (2018)
Gross domestic product1,619 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 2.7 %
31,346 US$ per capita
Unemployment3.8 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation1.5 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: AA (Stable, 7 August 2016)
  • Fitch: AA- (Stable, 7 September 2012)
  • Moody's: Aa2 (Stable, 18 December 2015)
  • Dagong: AA- (Stable, 0 November 2013)

South Korea Chart

Graphs and data of South Korea. Choose graph below to display it:

Population, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

South Korea Covid-19

Incident rate201.68
Case fatality ratio1.66708 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

South Korea Natural resource

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

South 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

South Korea Border

South Korea's border with 1 other countries. The list of Border countries of South Korea below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. North Korea North Korea 238 km

South Korea Map

Below, simply locate South Korea through the plan and map with or without relief and satellite image of our partner.

South Korea Climate

  1. Humid continental climate 35 %
  2. Humid subtropical climate 28 %
  3. Humid subtropical climate 22 %
  4. Humid continental climate 9.9 %
  5. Humid continental climate 3.7 %
  6. Humid continental climate 1.9 %

South Korea Weather (Seoul)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of South Korea for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Seoul).

South Korea Electricity

Electrical standard in South Korea (voltage, power outlet ...)

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

South Korea Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of South Korea classified by annual passenger transit.

Incheon International AirportGimpo International AirportJeju International Airport

South Korea Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in South Korea selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Lamer PensionLamer Pension
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

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

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
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

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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South Korea Nuclear power plant

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

South Korea Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of South Korea and the number of medals won.

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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