South Korea


Point Information
Country Name Republic of Korea
Short Name South Korea
Capital Seoul
Largest city Seoul
Official languages Korean (Pyojun-eo)
Korean Sign
National Languages Korean
Religion  56.1% No religion, 27.6% Christianity, 15.5% Korean Buddhism, 0.8% Others
Demonym(s) South Korean, Korean
Government Unitary presidential constitutional republic
President Moon Jae-in
Vice President  Prime Minister – Chung Sye-kyun
House Speaker Park Byeong-seug
Chief Justice Kim Myeong-soo
Total Area 100,363 km2 (38,750 sq mi)
Water (%) 0.3 (301 km2 / 116 mi2)
Total Land Area (%) 100,062  km2
Population 51,709,098 (iiio2019 estimate)
GDP (PPP) $2.418 trillion (2020 estimate)
GDP (Nominal) $1.626 trillion (2020 estimate)
Currency Korean Republic won (₩) (KRW)
Time zone UTC+9 (Korea Standard Time)
Date format  yyyy년 m월 d일

yyyy. m. d. (CE)

Mains Electricity 220V–60 Hz
Driving side right
Calling code +82
ISO 3166 code KR
Internet TLD .kr


Political Parties Democratic Party of Korea

Conservative United Future Party

Liberty Korea Party

Independence Day 15 August 1945
Tallest Building Lotte World Tower

Haeundae LCT The Sharp Landmark Tower

Haeundae LCT The Sharp Tower A

Parc1 Tower A

Richest Persons Lee Kun-hee

Seo Jung-jin

Jay Y.Lee

Suh Kyung-bae

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