About South Korea Map :-it is often referred to as Korea, map of South Korea shows that it is located in East Asia on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula and neighbored by China to the west, Japan to the east, and North Korea to the north.
More South Korea Maps
Buy South Korea Maps
The economy is based on exports, and focuses on production of electronics, automobiles, ships, machinery, petrochemicals and robotics. South Korea is a member of the United Nations, WTO, OECD and G-20 major economies. It is also a founding member of APEC and the East Asia Summit.
South Korea map section also covers about the climate of the country. South Korea lies in the temperate climate zone and has mountainous terrain. The climatic condition, heterogeneous topography and natural vegetation have been marked on the South Korea map.
South Korea has a humid continental climate and a humid subtropical climate, and it is affected by the East Asian monsoon, with heavier precipitation in summer, a short rainy season, which begins end of June through the end of July.
The winters are extremely cold with the minimum temperature dropping to -20°C in the northernmost part of the country. South Korea map marks some of the major cities of the country like Seoul, Busan, Inchon, Daegu, Ulsan, Gwangju and Daejeon.
South Korea map section is a comprehensive travel guide for tourists. Most international tourists come to Seoul, to experience the classical and modern aspects of Korean culture. Major tourist attractions are Seoul, Gyeongju and Buyeo, natural landmarks like peaks of Baekdudaegan, particularly Seorak-san and Jiri-san, the caves of Danyang and Hwanseongul, and beaches such as Haeundae and Mallipo. Browse the South Korea map section on MapsofWorld for more information on the country.
Last Updated on : November 20, 2013
Seoul is the largest and the capital city of Republic of Korea (South Korea). Seoul has a population of 9,794,304. South Korea is a presidential republic consisting of 17 administrative divisions. It is a developed country with a very high standard of living. It is Asia's 4th largest economy and the world's 15th (nominal) or 12th (purchasing power parity) largest economy.
- South Korea
- Capital of South Korea
- South Korea Geography
- South Korea Fast Facts
- Infographic on South Korea
- Gimpo International Airport (GMP), Republic of Korea
- Incheon International Airport (ICN), Republic of Korea
- Embassies and Consulates of South-korea
- What is Gangnam Style
- Defense Spending by Country
Map Text in Korean to English translation
|Korean Name||English Name|
The official flag of South Korea is divided into three parts. It has white background centered with a red and blue taegeuk along with four black trigrams, each at the corner of the flag.
Official NameRepublic of Korea
Lat Long36.4693° N, 127.6243° E
Area38,691 sq mi
Population48,955,203 (July 2013 est.)
Official LanguageKorean (Official), English
CurrencySouth Korean won (₩) (KRW)
Prime MinisterChung Hong-won
GDP Per Capita$32,800 (2012 est.)
GDP (purchasing power parity)$1.64 trillion (2012 est.)
ReligionsChristian (Protestant, Roman Catholic), Buddhist
Ethnic GroupsHomogeneous (except for about 20,000 Chinese)
Independence Day15 August 1945 (from Japan)
National HolidayLiberation Day, 15 August (1945)
National SymbolTaegeuk (yin yang symbol)
DemonymSouth Korean, Korean