Basic Information of South Korea Country/Region

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Country/Region Basic Information

Country Name South Korea
English Name South Korea (Republic of Korea)
Other Spellings
Korea, Republic of
Republic of Korea
Own Country Name 한국 (대한민국)
National Flag Nation Flag
National Emblem coat of arms
Capital Seoul
Starts Every Week on Monday
Capital Coordinates 37.55,126.98
Land Area 100,210
Population 51,780,579
2-Letter Country Code KR
3-Letter Country Code KOR
Country Numeric Code 410
Time Zone UTC+09:00
Latitude and Longitude 37,127.5
Official Language [kor]Korean
International Dialing Code +82
Primary Currency [KRW]South Korean won (₩)
Independence Yes
Landlocked No
UN Member Yes
Top-Level Domain (TLD) .kr,.한국
Postal Code Format SEOUL ###-###
Region Asia
Subregion Eastern Asia
Continent Asia
Neighboring Countries North Korea