South Korea (Republic of Korea) , KR

South Korea: Independent country in East Asia

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Republic of Korea Quick Facts

Population : 51,466,201
Country : South Korea
Head of government : president of South Korea
Instagram username : koreanet_official
Plate code : ROK
Area : 100295 km2
Official name : la République de Corée, Corée du Sud, 大韓民國, Republic of Korea, 대한민국
Continent : Asia
Easternmost point : Point(130.938055555 37.528888888)
Northernmost point : Point(128.37 38.62)
Legislative body : National Assembly
Official language : Korean
Capital : Seoul
Establishment : August 08, 1948 (73 years ago)
Time Zone : Asia/Seoul, Korea Standard Time, UTC+08:00, UTC+08:30, UTC+09:00
Local time : 18:43:43 (7th December 2021)
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Location of Republic of Korea
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Seal of South Korea
Seal of South Korea seal image

Geography

Republic of Korea is located at 36°30'0"N 127°45'0"E (36.5000000, 127.7500000). It has 3 neighbors: China, Japan and North Korea.

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The largest city of Republic of Korea is Seoul with a population of 9,806,538. Other cities include, Daegu population 2,518,467, Changwon population 1,046,054, Bucheon-si population 850,731 and Ansan-si population 652,800. See all Republic of Korea cities & populated places.

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Republic of Korea has 3 neighbours.

  • North Chungcheong Province
  • Seoul
  • South Gyeongsang Province
  • Jeju Province
  • Gyeonggi Province
  • South Jeolla Province
  • North Gyeongsang Province
  • Gangwon Province
  • Gwangju
  • North Jeolla Province
  • Busan
  • Sejong City
  • Ulsan
  • Incheon
  • South Chungcheong Province
  • Daejeon
  • Daegu

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 25,012,374 - census
1961 25,765,673 2.92% census
1962 26,513,030 2.82% census
1963 27,261,747 2.75% census
1964 27,984,155 2.58% census
1965 28,704,674 2.51% census
1966 29,435,571 2.48% census
1967 30,130,983 2.31% census
1968 30,838,302 2.29% census
1969 31,544,266 2.24% census
1970 32,240,827 2.16% census
1971 32,882,704 1.95% census
1972 33,505,406 1.86% census
1973 34,103,149 1.75% census
1974 34,692,266 1.7% census
1975 35,280,725 1.67% census
1976 35,848,523 1.58% census
1977 36,411,795 1.55% census
1978 36,969,185 1.51% census
1979 37,534,236 1.51% census
1980 38,123,775 1.55% census
1981 38,723,248 1.55% census
1982 39,326,352 1.53% census
1983 39,910,403 1.46% census
1984 40,405,956 1.23% census
1985 40,805,744 0.98% census
1986 41,213,674 0.99% census
1987 41,621,690 0.98% census
1988 42,031,247 0.97% census
1989 42,449,038 0.98% census
1990 42,869,283 0.98% census
1991 43,295,704 0.98% census
1992 43,747,962 1.03% census
1993 44,194,628 1.01% census
1994 44,641,540 1% census
1995 45,092,991 1% census
1996 45,524,681 0.95% census
1997 45,953,580 0.93% census
1998 46,286,503 0.72% census
1999 46,616,677 0.71% census
2000 47,008,111 0.83% census
2001 47,357,362 0.74% census
2002 47,622,179 0.56% census
2003 47,859,311 0.5% census
2004 48,039,415 0.37% census
2005 48,138,077 0.2% census
2006 48,371,946 0.48% census
2007 48,597,652 0.46% census
2008 48,948,698 0.72% census
2009 49,182,038 0.47% census
2010 49,410,366 0.46% census
2011 49,779,440 0.74% census
2012 50,004,441 0.45% census
2013 50,219,669 0.43% census
2014 25,057,752 -100.42% (Worldbank)
2015 51,069,375 50.93% census
2016 25,307,744 -101.79% (Worldbank)
2017 51,466,201 50.83% census
2018 25,549,819 -101.43% (Worldbank)
2019 25,666,161 0.45% (Worldbank)

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