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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 weather in South Korea is of the four-seasons variety:

Springs are chilly with frequent drizzle; summers are hot and often rainy, with the heaviest rainfall during the monsoon season (June - July).

The fall months in South Korea are beautiful and pleasant, as dry cooler winds blow in from the north. Winters bring much colder conditions, with snow or rain; however, milder winter temperatures are the norm along the southern coastal islands.

Winter high temperatures (November - February) seldom rise above 45°F (7°C), and in the higher elevations, low temperatures of -10°F (-23°C) are common.

Summers (June - August) enjoy temperatures in the 80s (26°C), and in the far south, conditions border on tropical.

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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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