StampsCoinsNotes: Country Detail for South Korea South Korea Flag

Map of South Korea

Map of South Korea

Also Known As: Korea, South
Demonym: Korean, South Korean
Motto: Benefit broadly the human world
Population: 48,860,500 (2012)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: Seoul
Capital Coordinates: 37°35′N 127°0′E
Capital Time Zone: UTC+9
Currency: South Korean Won
Currency Code: KRW
Currencies Issued: hwan jeon
GDP: $1.2 trillion (2012)
Per Capita Income: $23,020 (2012)
Foreign Debt: $397.3 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: KR
Internet Country Code: .kr
Calling Code: 82
Electrical Generation Capacity: 80590000 kW
Area: 99,720 square km (96,920 km land) (2,800 km water)
Lowest Point: Sea of Japan (0 m)
Highest Point: Halla-san (1,950 m)
Life Expectancy: 79.30 years
Fertility Rate: 1.23 (2012)
Infant Mortality Rate: 4.08 per 1000 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 0.10% (2007)
Corruption Perception Index: 5.4 (2011)
Literacy: 97.90 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 1

Number of coins in catalogue: 0

Number of stamps in catalogue: 7

Location of South Korea in Asia

Regional Map for South Korea

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