The Republic of Korea: General facts

Political system: Presidential republic

A cityscape in the Republic of Korea. A cityscape in the Republic of Korea. (Source: Viera Šramková)

Political system: Presidential republic


Capital: Seoul


Total area: 99,720 square kilometres


Population: 49 million


Language: Korean


Currency: Won



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


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