South Korea

Welcome to South Korea


The Republic of Korea sits in the Korean Peninsula and is fast emerging as a global powerhouse not only in terms of economy, but also for its creative influence. The prominence of K-Pop and quality cinema and tv programming is testament to the creativity of the people that call South Korea home. Delve deeper into its large metropolis, and discover the people and its culture.

THE FACTS

Capital
Seoul

Total area
100,363 km2 (38,750 sq mi)

Population
51,709,098 (2019 estimate)

Currency
Korean Republic won (₩)

THE FACTS

Capital
Seoul

Total area
100,363 km2 (38,750 sq mi)

Population
51,709,098 (2019 estimate)

Currency
Korean Republic won (₩)

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