South Korea

Facts and stats about South Korea

48.96 million

Population. Ranked 25th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 30th in 2012.


North Korea 238 km
Largest city Seoul - 10,231,217
Capital city Seoul - 10,231,217
Major language Korean
Major religion Buddhism, Christianity; nearly half of adults profess no religion
Monetary unit South Korean won
Alternative names Korea, South, South Korea, korea-south, Korea, Republic of Korea, SKOREA, Korea, Rep, Korea Republic, korea, rep. of, Korea Rep., Korea, Rep., Korea South, Korean Republic, korea, republic of, Taehan-min'guk, Korea Rep, Rep. of Korea, Korea, Republic of, Korea (Rep. of)
Groups Densely populated countries, East Asia and Pacific, High income OECD countries, World

South Korea Map

South Korea ranked #1 for:
Education > Scientific literacy

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