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

latitude: 35.76697 / longitude: 128.25081

General information


This country offers several reputable universities like Seoul National University, Korea University, Yonsei University, Sungkyunkwan University, KAIST.


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


The GDP in 2021 was $1,810,955,871,380 USD, making it the 10# country in the world. The sign for the local currency is ₩ (KRW). In this country a Big Mac is worth 4600.00₩ (that corresponds to $3.50 USD).


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


The capital of this country is Seoul and the country has a border with North Korea. 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. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Korean.

Good to know

The domain name ".kr" is used by the country's websites, the country's ISO code is KR, telephone numbers begin with +82 For more information about this country, check


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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