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Complete details about South Korea in Asia with capital city Seoul

Country NameSouth Korea (Taehan Min?guk (Namhan))
Country CodeKOR
Capital CitySeoul
ContinentAsia
RegionEastern Asia
Independence Year1948
Population46844000
Surface Area99434.0
Life Expectancy74.4 years
GNP320749.0 (old 442544.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Chinese     (0.1%)
Korean [official]     (99.9%)

Major Cities

Seoul, Seoul     (population 9981619)
Pusan, Pusan     (population 3804522)
Inchon, Inchon     (population 2559424)
Taegu, Taegu     (population 2548568)
Taejon, Taejon     (population 1425835)
Kwangju, Kwangju     (population 1368341)
Ulsan, Kyongsangnam     (population 1084891)
Songnam, Kyonggi     (population 869094)
Puchon, Kyonggi     (population 779412)
Suwon, Kyonggi     (population 755550)
Anyang, Kyonggi     (population 591106)
Chonju, Chollabuk     (population 563153)
Chongju, Chungchongbuk     (population 531376)
Koyang, Kyonggi     (population 518282)
Ansan, Kyonggi     (population 510314)
Pohang, Kyongsangbuk     (population 508899)
Chang-won, Kyongsangnam     (population 481694)
Masan, Kyongsangnam     (population 441242)
Kwangmyong, Kyonggi     (population 350914)
Chonan, Chungchongnam     (population 330259)
Chinju, Kyongsangnam     (population 329886)
Iksan, Chollabuk     (population 322685)
Pyongtaek, Kyonggi     (population 312927)
Kumi, Kyongsangbuk     (population 311431)
Uijongbu, Kyonggi     (population 276111)
Kyongju, Kyongsangbuk     (population 272968)
Kunsan, Chollabuk     (population 266569)
Cheju, Cheju     (population 258511)
Kimhae, Kyongsangnam     (population 256370)
Sunchon, Chollanam     (population 249263)
Mokpo, Chollanam     (population 247452)
Yong-in, Kyonggi     (population 242643)
Wonju, Kang-won     (population 237460)
Kunpo, Kyonggi     (population 235233)
Chunchon, Kang-won     (population 234528)
Namyangju, Kyonggi     (population 229060)
Kangnung, Kang-won     (population 220403)
Chungju, Chungchongbuk     (population 205206)
Andong, Kyongsangbuk     (population 188443)
Yosu, Chollanam     (population 183596)
Kyongsan, Kyongsangbuk     (population 173746)
Paju, Kyonggi     (population 163379)
Yangsan, Kyongsangnam     (population 163351)
Ichon, Kyonggi     (population 155332)
Asan, Chungchongnam     (population 154663)
Koje, Kyongsangnam     (population 147562)
Kimchon, Kyongsangbuk     (population 147027)
Nonsan, Chungchongnam     (population 146619)
Kuri, Kyonggi     (population 142173)
Chong-up, Chollabuk     (population 139111)
Chechon, Chungchongbuk     (population 137070)
Sosan, Chungchongnam     (population 134746)
Shihung, Kyonggi     (population 133443)
Tong-yong, Kyongsangnam     (population 131717)
Kongju, Chungchongnam     (population 131229)
Yongju, Kyongsangbuk     (population 131097)
Chinhae, Kyongsangnam     (population 125997)
Sangju, Kyongsangbuk     (population 124116)
Poryong, Chungchongnam     (population 122604)
Kwang-yang, Chollanam     (population 122052)
Miryang, Kyongsangnam     (population 121501)
Hanam, Kyonggi     (population 115812)
Kimje, Chollabuk     (population 115427)
Yongchon, Kyongsangbuk     (population 113511)
Sachon, Kyongsangnam     (population 113494)
Uiwang, Kyonggi     (population 108788)
Naju, Chollanam     (population 107831)
Namwon, Chollabuk     (population 103544)
Tonghae, Kang-won     (population 95472)
Mun-gyong, Kyongsangbuk     (population 92239)

South Korea's most recent News and Stories

South Korea Tweets

From @NBCNewYork on Sun Mar 26 22:43:36 EDT 2017 46 dogs rescued from Korean meat farm arrive at JFK to find their forever homes https://t.co/GNfDui3LWu https://t.co/Xf6aefZspU
From @sherian_holt on Sun Mar 26 22:43:28 EDT 2017 https://t.co/3vwg01Lhv0 Rt Rt Rt
From @chrnng on Sun Mar 26 22:43:28 EDT 2017 She was born in Chungcheongnuk-do, South Korea
From @fpradipta91 on Sun Mar 26 22:43:20 EDT 2017 RT @business: JUST IN: South Korean prosecutors are seeking the arrest of former president Park Geun-hye https://t.co/YtcRaZn1iK https://t.?
From @MikaKeala on Sun Mar 26 22:43:15 EDT 2017 RT @News12LI: 46 dogs rescued from a dog-meat farm in South Korea arrived at JFK Airport this weekend: https://t.co/HcoVFM7JLq https://t.co?
From @teakinrj on Sun Mar 26 22:43:15 EDT 2017 RT @business: JUST IN: South Korean prosecutors are seeking the arrest of former president Park Geun-hye https://t.co/YtcRaZn1iK https://t.?
From @Harsh15573477 on Sun Mar 26 22:43:13 EDT 2017 RT @Chellaney: The Archetypal Bully: China's reprisals are against South Korea, not against US that deployed THAAD there. Xi indeed is seek?
From @MNJCaudill on Sun Mar 26 22:43:10 EDT 2017 RT @nbc4i: 46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea https://t.co/lgYcGyBTWj https://t.co/HtasZuLVji
From @Helena_Sindelar on Sun Mar 26 22:43:10 EDT 2017 RT @MMATOpera: Opera in South Korea? Concept design New Opera House in Busan: Join your #Opera Club today: https://t.co/RZilOXxQcV https://?
From @sumaiyahhhh_ on Sun Mar 26 22:42:56 EDT 2017 RT @azmrzln: Hi friends, I did a thread of all places tht Ive been to. Latest thread was abt South Korea. Feel free to read? @backpackingMY?
From @Jonh_Heintz on Sun Mar 26 22:42:53 EDT 2017 RT @business: JUST IN: South Korean prosecutors are seeking the arrest of former president Park Geun-hye https://t.co/YtcRaZn1iK https://t.?
From @cgrace1998 on Sun Mar 26 22:42:52 EDT 2017 RT @KSNTNews: 46 dogs, saved from slaughter, arrive in NY from South Korea https://t.co/IYFCNlVz3Z https://t.co/CW6Dc88M5I
From @fitalass on Sun Mar 26 22:42:29 EDT 2017 RT @TelegraphNews: Dozens of dogs rescued from South Korea slaughter house arrive in New York to be rehomed https://t.co/vO2mTvkF2B https:/?
From @fxsignals4pips on Sun Mar 26 22:42:25 EDT 2017 JUST IN: South Korean prosecutors are seeking the arrest of former president Park Geun-hye https://t.co/BdMjZcL2Wl https://t.co/4GXY4XQa1l
From @L0U_28 on Sun Mar 26 22:42:23 EDT 2017 RT @baobeiduizhang: south korea's national treasure, tourist attraction, kim minseok. relevancy rate ? https://t.co/mp05eovGoU