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An independent kingdom for much of its long history, after World War II, a democratic government was set up in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula.

After fending off an invasion by North Korea in 1950, South Korea achieved rapid economic growth and today is a fully functioning modern democracy.

  • Gamcheon Culture Village;
  • Jeonju Hanok Village;
  • Bridge of No Return;
  • Hwaseong Fortress;
  • Ganghwa Peace Observatory;
  • Jindo Sea Parting;
  • Seoraksan National Park;
  • Seokguram Grotto & Bulguksa Temple;
  • Jongmyo Shrine;
  • Boryeong Mud Festival
  • Private Jets, Helicopters and Airliners
  • Finest Onboard Catering
  • Ground Transport and Yachts
  • Luxury Villa & House Rentals
  • Local Guide & 24/7 Assistance
  • Customized Global Services
  • The State's Capital
  • Time Zone
    UTC +9
  • Telephone Code
  • Total Area
    99 720 Km2
  • Population
    51 966 948 (2023 est.)
  • Main Languages
    Korean, English
  • Currency
    South Korean won (KRW)
  • GDP Per Capita
    USD 44200
  • Airports
  • Heliports

    Temperate, with rainfall heavier in summer than winter; cold winters


    It is regarded as rude to point with your fingers. Better to gesture with your arm or hand. Casual physical contact, such as back slapping, is considered rude.

    Kimchi — various vegetables (cabbage, radish, or scallion are commonly used) seasoned using ginger, brine, garlic, etc., and put through a fermentation or pickling process; Bulgogi – thinly sliced, prime cuts of meat marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, onions, ginger, sugar, and wine and then grilled

    Strong export-driven East Asian economy; sustainable and social policy leader; foreign aid financier; automotive manufacturing; app-based developer and exporter; global healthcare technology leader; aging workforce; largest semiconductor producer

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