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Geography Statistics of South Korea

  • Coastline: 1,499 miles (2,413 km)
  • Land Area:
    ( land) 37,421 sq miles (96,920 sq km )
    ( water) 1,081 sq miles (2,800 sq km )
    ( TOTAL) 38,502 sq miles (99,720 sq km )

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 9 provinces and 7 metropolitan cities in South Korea. The provinces include: Cheju-do, Cholla-bukto, Cholla-namdo, Ch'ungch'ong-bukto, Ch'ungch'ong-namdo, Kangwon-do, Kyonggi-do, Kyongsang-bukto and Kyongsang-namdo; metropolitan cities include: Inch'on, Kwangju, Pusan, Seoul, Taegu, Taejon and Ulsan.
  • Horizontal Width: 162.09 miles (260.86 km) from Gunsan east to Pohang
  • Vertical Length: 207.31 miles (333.64 km) from Chuncheon south to Yeosu

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (1) North Korea
  • Geographic Center: About 42.68 miles (68.68 km) southwest of Andong
  • Highest Point: Mt. Halla-san 6,398 ft. (1,950 m)
  • Lowest Point: Sea of Japan 0 m
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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.