The Republic of Korea: General facts

Political system: Presidential republicCapital: SeoulTotal area: 99,720 square kilometresPopulation: 49 millionLanguage: KoreanCurrency: Won

The Korean city of Yeosu is currently hosting Expo 2012, under the theme "The Living Ocean and Coast"The Korean city of Yeosu is currently hosting Expo 2012, under the theme "The Living Ocean and Coast" (Source: AP/TASR)

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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