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South Korea - KR / KOR

Name South Korea (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes KR / KOR
Continent Asia
Continent code AS
Capital Seoul
Area 9723
DD coordinates 35.861512 / 127.096405
DMS coordinates 35°51'41.44" N / 127°05'47.06" E
UTM coordinates 52S 328124.0419679 3970261.3494732
Total cities 12377
Flag of South Korea

South Korea location on map

Information about South Korea

South Korea is a part of the Asia continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for South Korea, is KR.

It's territory covers an area of 9723 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Seoul, the capital city of South Korea. On nationwide level, Koreanu00a0 is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Korean. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 100428 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 3979 km. South Korea merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 1600 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 82 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use KRW as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in South Korea live according to the Asia/Seoul time zone, which is also the one used in Seoul.

More facts

Official languages Koreanu00a0
Nationalities Korean
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .kr
Phone codes 82
Currencies KRW
Life expectancy males Ø 79,7 years
Life expectancy females Ø 85,7 years
Birthrate 6,4 ‰
Deathrate 5,8 ‰
Males/Females 50,1%/49,9%

KR economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 669,59 bn $
Importations 615,76 bn $
Tourism receipts 26,22 bn $
Unemployment rate 4,1%
Inflation rate 0,38%
Corruption index 61 (moderate)
Energy consumption 507,6 bn kWh

KR land use

22% Urban areas 21922 km²
18% Agricultural areas 17870 km²
63% Forest 63655 km²
0% Water areas 2850 km²

KR transport

Roadways 100428 km
Railways 3979 km
Waterways 1600 km
Commercial harbors 1880
Airports 88

South Korea cities by first letter

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From South Korea to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 8674 km
BEL Flag of Belgium Belgium Europe Brussels 8892 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 3708 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 12899 km
ECU Flag of Ecuador Ecuador South America Quito 15421 km
EST Flag of Estonia Estonia Europe Tallinn 7306 km
IRL Flag of Ireland Ireland Europe - 9199 km
ISL Flag of Iceland Iceland Europe Reykjavik 8427 km
JAM Flag of Jamaica Jamaica North America Kingston 13488 km
JOR Flag of Jordan Jordan Asia Amman 8036 km

There are many ways to find how far is South Korea (KR) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From South Korea to Haversine
North pole 6020 km 3741 mil
Equator 13261 km 8240 mil
South pole 13995 km 8696 mil

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246 Countries
1211337 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between South Korea and Uruguay is 19561 kilometers or 12155 miles.
The most smallest distances between South Korea and North Korea is 499 kilometers or 310 miles.
We found information about 12377 cities.
The capital of KR is Seoul with population in 2022 over 21794000 people.
The area of South Korea (KR) is 9723 square kilometers.
Yes, South Korea is part of the continent of Asia.
Official name of KR is The Republic of Korea.
South Korea has approximately 88 airports.