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🇰🇷 South Korea

Country located in Eastern Asia

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General information related to the country

Comprehensive data for South Korea
Country NameSouth Korea
Country Name (Local)대한민국 / 大韓民國
Country Flag🇰🇷
Country Area100210 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)KR
RegionEastern Asia
Capital NameSeoul
Capital Latitude37.566
Capital Longitude126.9784
Postal Code FormatSEOUL ###-###
Postal Code Regex^(?:SEOUL)*(\d{6})$


The currency used for the locale code is South Korean Won.

Currency information for South Korea and locale
Currency NameSouth Korean Won
Currency Name (Local)South Korean won
Currency CodeKRW
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric410
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameChon

Languages Spoken


South Korea has one timezone with UTC offset UTC+09:00.



South Korea shares only one border with North Korea and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇰🇷?

People often ask which country uses 🇰🇷 emoji flag. The answer is South Korea.South Korea is located in Eastern Asia continent. The country area is 100210 km2, and the capital city is Seoul (37.566, 126.9784). Some of the neighboring countries are North Korea, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in South Korea are UTC+09:00. The currency used in South Korea is South Korean won (KRW). People in South Korea speak mostly Korean. South Korea is part of the Eastern Asia region.