Our country information for South Korea provides relevant facts and figures as well as useful links to resources, websites and local media.
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Population: 51.1 million (2018)
Geography: South Korea is mainly surrounded by water and has 2,413 kilometres of coastline.
Climate: Humid, subtropical
World heritage sites: Hwaseong Fortress, Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty, Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes
Capital City: Seoul
Official languages: Korean
Political system: Constitutional republic
Travel advisory information: For up-to-date travel advice for South Korea from the New Zealand government visit safetravel.govt.nz