South Korea Seoul  

Key country data

Capital: Seoul
Area: 99 k km2
Population: 48.8 mln
Languages: Korean, English
Currency: South Korean won (KRW)
Voltage: 110V/220V/60Hz, Plug type A/B/C/ F
Time zone: UTC+9
Political system: Presidential system with a prime minister
Main religions: Christian, Buddhist


Korea was annexed by Japan in 1910. South Korea was formed from the US occupation zone after the 2nd world world and Soviets setup a dominated by them government in the North. The Korea War of 1950-1953  confirmed this division.

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