About Seoul, Korea
The Republic of Korea (herein after Korea) is a country visited by approximately ten million international travelers every year. With its long history in culture and tradition, the country has a lot to offer to travelers. Continue reading to learn general information about Korea before visiting.
The Korean peninsula, roughly 1,030 kilometers long and 175 kilometers wide at its narrowest point, is located in Northeast Asia. With Seoul as its capital city, Korea's total land area is 100,363 kilometers squared. Korea's neighbors include Japan to the east, China to the west, and Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) across the northern border.
|Country Name||Republic of Korea (South Korea)|
|Capital City||Seoul (population: 9.66 million as of 2020)|
|Size||1,012km from north to south and 165km from east to west|
|Language||Korean (writing system: Hangeul)|
|Country Dialing Code||+82|
|Population||51,780,579 (August, 2020)|
|Time Zone||GMT +9 (Korean Standard Time KST)|
Population of Korea
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