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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


  • The National Emblem - Nara Munjang:  The National Emblem of the Republic of Korea is mainly used for matters such as official documents, public ID cards, and government vessels. The emblem draws inspiration from the official flag of the Republic of Korea as well as the national flower. 
  • Flag of South Korea
  • Flower: Mugunghwa, also called Hibiscus syriacus (Rose of Sharon)
  • The National Anthem: Aegukga, sometimes called "the Patriotic Song" in English 
  • The National Seal:  Guksae 
This page was last updated on December 18, 2017.

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