:: ASIA-PACIFIC - South Korea

Capital: Seoul

Total Population (million): 48.5304159333
Annual growth rate: 0,33%
Density: 481inhab./km²
Urban population: 80,8%
Ethnic Origins: Korean 99%, others like Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamian, Thailanan, Philipinean, etc.
Official Language: Korean
Other languages spoken: None
Business language: English. But businessmen often read English better than they can speak it.
Religion: Population with religion: 53.1%
Buddhism 43.0%, Christianity 34.5%, Catholic 20.6%, Others 1.9%.
Country overview

Area: 120540 km²
Type of State: Republic, Parliamentary democracy with a Presidential form of government.
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member, Emerging Financial Market
A model of an economy turned towards exports.

Telephone code:To call from South Korea, dial 001, 002, 008, 00365, 00700
To call in South Korea, dial 82
Internet suffix: .kr
Computers: 53.2
Telephone lines: 49,82
Internet users: 72,75
Access to electricity: n.c.


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