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South Korea: General facts

Political system: Presidential republic

Political system: Presidential republic


Capital: Seoul


Total area: 99,720 square kilometres


Population: 48.508 million


Language: Korean


Currency: South Korean won


Korean community in Slovakia: over 2,000



Source: www.cia.gov/library, the Embassy of South Korea

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