Description about Map :-South Korea is often referred to as Korea and South Korea map shows that it is located in East Asia on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula. South Korea map shows that the country is neighbored by China to the west, Japan to the east, and North Korea to the north.
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According to the census data of 2006, South Korea has a population of 48,846,823. Christianity, Confucianism, Buddhism, Chondogyo and Shamanism are some of the prominent religious groups of the South Korea. South Korea map section also provides information about the economy of the country. The Republic of South Korea is a semi-presidential republic consisting of 16 administrative divisions and is a developed country with a high standard of living. It has the fourth largest economy in Asia and 15th largest in the world.
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 : February 25, 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.
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.
Area38,691 sq mi
CurrencySouth Korean won (₩) (KRW)
Prime MinisterKim Hwang-sik