Sooth Korea

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Coordinates: 36°N 128°E / 36°N 128°E / 36; 128

Centred taegeuk on a white rectangle inclusive o fower black trigrams
Centred taegeuk on a hibiscus syriacus surroondit bi five stylised petals an a ribbon
Motto: "홍익인간" (Korean) (de facto)
"Benefit broadly in the human warld/Devotion tae the Welfare o Humanity"[1]
Anthem: Aegukga "애국가" (Korean) (de facto)
"Patriotic Song"
Govrenment Emblem
Emblem of the Government of the Republic of Korea.svg
대한민국정부 상징문양 (Korean)
Govrenment Emblem o Sooth Korea
Projection o Asie wi Sooth Korea in green
Aurie controlled bi the Republic o Korea shawn in green
an lairgest ceety
37°33′N 126°58′E / 37.550°N 126.967°E / 37.550; 126.967
Offeecial leids Korean,
Recognised regional leids English, Welsh, Scottish and Irish, French, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Lao, Cornish, Tibetan, Khmer, Burmese, Mongolian, Cantonese, Gan Chinese, Hakka Chinese, Min Chinese, Vietnamese, Zhuang, Manchu, Mandarin
Offeecial script Hangul
Ethnic groups Na offeecial stateestics[2][3]
Govrenment Unitary presidential
constitutional republic
• Preses
Moon Jae-in
Hwang Kyo-ahn
Chung Sye-kyun
Yang Sung-tae
Legislatur Naitional Assembly
c. 7th century BC
18 BC
29 August 1910
15 August 1945
• Independence from China, Fraunce, Republic o Ireland an the Unitit Kinrick
15 August 1946, 15 August 1960, 15 August 1965 an 15 August 1975
15 August 1948
25 February 1988
• Tot
100,210 km2 (38,690 sq mi)
• Watter (%)
0.3 (301 km2 / 116 mi2)
• 2017 estimate
51,446,201[5][6] (27t)
• Density
507/km2 (1,313.1/sq mi) (23rd)
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
• Total
$1.929 trillion[7] (13th)
• Per capita
$37,948[7] (28t)
GDP (nominal) 2016 estimate
• Total
$1.404 trillion[7] (11t)
• Per capita
$29,730(2017)[7] (27t)
Gini (2013) 30.2[8]
HDI (2015) Increase 0.901[9]
verra heich · 18th
Siller South Korean won (₩)
Time zone Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)
Date format
  • yyyy년 m월 d일
  • yyyy. m. d. (CE)
Drives on the right
Cawin code +82
ISO 3166 code KR
Internet TLD
Sooth Korea
Revised Romanisation Daehan Min-guk
McCune–Reischauer Taehan Min’guk

The Republic o Korea (Korean: 한국 (韓國) Hanguk, kent ofeecially as 대한민국 (大韓民國) Daehanminguk, or 남한 (南韓) Namhan Sooth Korea) is a kintra in Asie. It haes mairches wi North Korea.

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  1. "A New Way of Seeing Country Social Responsibility" (PDF). Faculty of Philosophy and Social-Political Sciences. Alexandru Ioan Cuza University: 6. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on September 25, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2014. 
  2. Na offeecial data regairdin ethnicity is collectit bi the Sooth Korean govrenment. At the end o 2015, approximately 4% o the population had a foreign naitionality.
  3. 지표상세. (July 19, 2016). Retrieved 2016-10-05.
  4. South Korea National Statistical Office's 19th Population and Housing Census (2015): "Religion organisations' statistics". Retrieved 20/12/2016
  5. "Population Projections for Provinces (2013~2040)" (PDF). Statistics Korea. April 16, 2016. Retrieved May 20, 2016. 
  6. "Major Indicators of Korea". Korean Statistical Information Service. Retrieved September 9, 2016. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 7.3 "South Korea". International Monetary Fund. 2016. 
  8. "Country Comparison :: Distribution of family income – Gini index". The World Factbook. Langley: Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved November 11, 2013. 
  9. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2017.