South Korea

Located in East Asia, South Korea occupies the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. It shares a highly militarized land border with North Korea which occupies the other half of the Peninsula. South Korea is known for its green and hilly countryside and highly urbanized cities like its capital, Seoul.

Autumn in South Korea
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Key Facts About South Korea

Location Located in Eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula
CapitalSeoul
CurrencySouth Korean Won
Currency Conversion1KRW = 0.00085USD
ClimateTemperate climate with four seasons
Population51 million (2019 Est.)
ReligionNo majority religious group
LanguageKorean is the National Language

Top Tourist Attractions in South Korea

  • Gyeongbokgung Palace
  • Namsan Seoul Tower
  • Lotte World
  • Bukchon Hanok Village
  • Namiseom Island
  • Changdeokgung Palace and Huwon
  • Insa-dong
  • Hongdae
  • Myeong-dong
  • The Garden of Morning Calm
  • Seongsan Sunrise Peak

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