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Republic of Korea

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South Korea is in Asia. Its capital is Seoul. It is at 37° 00' North, 127° 30' East. South Korea has an area of 98,480 square kilometres (38,023 square miles). The population is 48,754,657. This population is from a 2011 estimate.

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For currency they use the South Korean Won. The inflation in 2009 was 2.8%. The economy link (above) goes to a page that lists their commodities and trading partners.


In the year 2002, the literacy rate was 97.9%. This definition of literacy is portion of the population over 15 years of age, that can read and write.


People here speak English and Korean. Religions beliefs here include Buddhism, other, Protestant, and Roman Catholic.

Place Names

The South Koreans generally use the term "Han'guk" to refer to their country.

Time Zone

It is in the Korea Time Zone (GMT + 9) time zone.


There are terminals for airplanes.

Administrative Divisions


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