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

latitude: 35.76697 / longitude: 128.25081

General information


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


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


The price for a Big Mac in this country is 4600.00₩ (that corresponds to $3.50 USD). In 2021 the GDP was $1,810,955,871,380 USD, placing it at position 10 in the market. The local currency (KRW) is represented by the symbol ₩.


There are 50,501,405 inhabitants, or 0.68% of the population of planet earth. 25.70 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 1.02%.


There are UNESCO listed sites: Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple, Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks, Jongmyo Shrine, Changdeokgung Palace Complex, Hwaseong Fortress. Well known national dishes are: Kimchi, bulgogi.

Good to know

The domain name ".kr" is used by the country's websites, the country's ISO code is KR, phone numbers start with +82 Visit to learn more about this nation.


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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