Introduction

Summary

Republic in the Far East, bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea.

Cities

Capital: Seoul

Principal Ports

Busan

Population

51.16 million

International Country Code

KR

Language(s)

Korean, English (widely taught in both junior high and high schools)

Religion

Christian (Protestant, Roman Catholic), Buddhist

Literacy Rate

97.9%

Weights and Measures

Metric system.

Electricity Supply

110V/220V, 60Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 82

Time

9 hours ahead of GMT.

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