South Korea: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 35.76697 / longitude: 128.25081

General information


Example of famous dishes in this country: Kimchi, bulgogi. This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple, Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks, Jongmyo Shrine, Changdeokgung Palace Complex, Hwaseong Fortress.


You need to pay 4600.00₩ (corresponding to $3.50 USD) for a Big Mac at McDonald's ©. The currency symbol is ₩, and the ISO code for that currency is KRW. It is ranked 10# in the world with a GDP of $1,810,955,871,380 USD in 2021.


You can find famous universities here like Seoul National University, Korea University, Yonsei University, Sungkyunkwan University, KAIST.


25.70 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 1.02%. Around 50,501,405 people live in this country, or 0.68% of all people on earth.


Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Korean. The area of the country is 100,210 km², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: 안산시 상록구, 성남시 분당구, 안산시 단원구, 서울시 중랑구, 시흥시. The capital of this country is Seoul and the country has a border with North Korea.

Good to know

For more information about this country, check The ISO code is KR, phone numbers start with +82, the country's websites have the domain name ".kr"


ISO code KR
Capital Seoul
Population 50,501,405
World percentage 0.68%
Median age 25.70 years
Population growth rate 1.02%
Main cities
Spoken languages Korean
GDP (2021) $1,810,955,871,380
GDP position #10
Big Mac local price 4600.00₩
Big Mac USD price $3.50
Currency code KRW
Currency symbol
National dish Kimchi, bulgogi
TLD .kr
Phone prefix +82


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