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South Korea Travel Guide


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Quick Facts
Capital Seoul
Government Presidential Republic
Currency Won (KRW, \)
Area total: 98,480 km
land: 98,190 km2
water: 290 km2
Population 49,044,790 (July 2007 est.)
Language Korean, English widely taught in junior high and high school
Religion No organized affiliation 31.5%, Buddhist 38%, Christian 29.3% (Protestant 18.4%, Roman Catholic 10.9%), Confucianism 0.2%, other 1% (2010 est.)
Electricity 220V/60Hz(Western Europe plug type)
Calling Code +82
Internet TLD .kr
Time Zone UTC +9

South Korea (한국, 韓國 Hanguk) , formally the Republic of Korea (대한민국, 大韓民國 Daehan Minguk) is a country in East Asia. South Korea occupies the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea to the north, China across the sea to the west and Japan a short ferry ride to the southeast.


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