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South Korea

South Korea's Information

Flag of South Korea
Land Area 96,920 km2
Water Area 2,800 km2
Total Area 99,720km2 (#107)
Population 50,924,172 (#27)
Population Density 525.42/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $1,930.00 Billion
Currency Won (KRW)
Largest Cities

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    This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

    South Korea Trivia

    What are the Major Ethnic Groups of South Korea?

    96% of the South Korean population is comprised by ethnic Koreans, while the largest groups of immigrants are from China and the United States.

    Ethnic Minorities And Immigrants In South Korea

    What is the Saemangeum Seawall?

    The Saemangeum Seawall is a man-made dyke in South Korea that formed the Saemangeum estuary and it remains the country’s largest ever development project. The Government of South Korea mooted the project in the 1970s and commenced it in 1991 but construction finalized in 2010 after several challenges including environmental concerns.

    What Is The Saemangeum Seawall?

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