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South Korea overview

South Korea is a country in Asia and his population is 48,422,644 inhabitants over an area of 98,480 km2. South Korea capital is Seoul and his main time zone (in capitale) is Asia/Seoul.

South Korea iso 3166 codes are KR (alpha-2), KOR (alpha-3) and 410 (numeric). South Korea FIPS code is KS. South Korea currency is Won and the dialing code is +82.

South Korea postal format is : 999-999 (Postal code).

Administrative divisions in South Korea : 6 Gwangyeok-si (Metropolitan cities), 1 Teukbyeol-jachi-do (Special autonomous province), 1 Teukbyeol-jachi-si (Special autonomous city), 1 Teukbyeol-si (Special city), 8 Do (Provinces), 155 Gun (Counties), 94 Si (Cities).

Largest cities in South Korea are : Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju, Suwon-si, Goyang-si, Seongnam-si, Ulsan.

Local time :
Local time
Capital :
Seoul
Population :
48,422,644
Area :
98,480 km2
Iso code :
KR
dialing code :
82
Currency :
Won

Largest cities in South Korea

CountrySouth Korea
ContinentAsia
CapitalSeoul
Iso codesKR / KOR / 410
Time zoneAsia/Seoul
Total area98,480 km2
Dialing code+82
CurrencyWon
Internet tld.kr
Postal format 999-999
GDP1,198 billion dollars
GDP per capita24,740 dollars
Neighbours countriesNorth Korea.

South Korea administrative levels

Administrative nameAdmin levelTotal
Gwangyeok-si (Metropolitan cities) Level 16
Teukbyeol-jachi-do (Special autonomous province) Level 11
Teukbyeol-jachi-si (Special autonomous city) Level 11
Teukbyeol-si (Special city) Level 11
Do (Provinces) Level 18
Gun (Counties) Level 2155
Si (Cities) Level 294

Spoken languages in South Korea

Airports near Seoul (Capital of South Korea)

AirportCityDistance
Gimpo International AirportSeoul17 km
Seoul Air Base18 km
Suwon Airport36 km
Incheon International AirportSeoul48 km
Osan Air Base53 km
A 511 Airport67 km
Wonju AirportWonju88 km
Jungwon Air Base100 km
Cheongju International AirportCheongju105 km
Yangyang International AirportSokcho / Gangneung159 km

South Korea first administrative level


Largest cities in South Korea

CityPopulationDistance from Seoul
Seoul10,349,3120 km
Busan3,678,555331 km
Incheon2,628,00027 km
Daegu2,566,540237 km
Daejeon1,475,221144 km
Gwangju1,416,938268 km
Suwon-si1,242,72431 km
Goyang-si1,073,06916 km
Seongnam-si1,031,93520 km
Ulsan962,865308 km
Bucheon-si850,73119 km
Jeonju711,424195 km
Ansan-si650,72830 km
Cheongju-si634,596113 km
Anyang-si634,36720 km
Changwon550,000302 km
Pohang500,000273 km
Uijeongbu-si479,14120 km
Hwaseong-si476,29742 km
Jeju-si408,364453 km
Cheonan365,11486 km
Kwangmyŏng357,54514 km
Kimhae356,242311 km
Chinju307,242282 km
Yeosu295,538318 km
Gumi291,006202 km
Iksan283,501181 km
Moppo268,402313 km
Kunsan243,406178 km
Wŏnju243,38789 km
Suncheon230,796295 km
Chuncheon209,74675 km
Icheon-si196,23052 km
Guri-si195,23615 km
Kang-neung180,611170 km
Yangju179,92331 km
Osan158,97847 km
Seogwipo155,691482 km
Kyonju155,237277 km
Gimcheon150,000190 km
Hanam134,90220 km
Gyeongsan-si129,903250 km
Andong129,319191 km
Hwado106,35831 km
Tonghae101,128188 km
Asan97,74987 km
Wabu96,77522 km
Namyangju90,79822 km
Kwangyang89,281294 km
Hongsung89,174111 km
Sokcho89,047159 km
Eisen84,625168 km
Wanju84,009192 km
Yangp'yŏng83,36746 km
Ungsang83,360310 km
Sinhyeon82,560333 km
Gwangju81,78030 km
Mungyeong81,525153 km
Naesŏ80,987292 km
Muan75,718290 km
Hongch’ŏn75,25181 km
Changnyeong74,668263 km
Suisan74,20899 km
Koch'ang72,996239 km
Gongju72,435124 km
Kyosai72,124335 km
Yangsan71,936309 km
Anseong69,25567 km
Hwawŏn64,718239 km
Pubal63,02656 km
Kosong62,446159 km
Taisen-ri62,039140 km
Chinch'ŏn60,96489 km
Hwasun59,914279 km
Nangen58,057243 km
Okcheon56,634150 km
Eisen56,006249 km
Sangju55,640166 km
Gapyeong55,41555 km
Sinan53,150315 km
Miryang53,103280 km
T’aebaek48,962183 km
Kimje44,894197 km
Koesan44,461111 km
Nonsan43,845152 km
Munsan43,20837 km
Gijang43,064327 km
Naju42,459283 km
Santyoku42,145194 km
Enjitsu40,852274 km
Hayang40,423247 km
Yesan39,409100 km
Imsil37,514219 km
Yeoju37,49065 km
Heung-hai36,080266 km
Kunwi34,293205 km
Tangjin32,77881 km
Fuyo32,642143 km
Cheongsong gun31,313224 km
Jinan-gun31,273202 km


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