Travel information

  • Republic of Korea

    • The name Korea is derived from the Kingdom of Goryeo.
    • Korea is located the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and a sovereign state in East Asia. The capital is Seoul.
    • Population: 51,342,881명 (2015) (26th)
    • Area: 100,210km2 (109th)
    • GDP: $ 35,485 per capita (29th)
  • Seoul

    • Seoul is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. The world’s second largest metropolitan area.
    • Population: 10,103,230명 (2014)
    • Area: 605km2
  • Weather

    • Spring(April~May) Average 10 ~ 16℃ (50 ~ 61℉)
    • Summer(Jun~Aug) Average 23 ~ 27℃ (73 ~ 81℉)
    • Fall(Sep~Nov) Average 11 ~ 19℃ (51 ~ 66℉)
    • Winter(Dec~Mar) Average -6 ~ 3℃ (20 ~ 37℉)
  • Currency

    • The won (₩, KRW) is currency of South Korea.
    • Coin: 10, 50, 100, 500
    • Banknote: 1,000, 5,000, 10,000, 50,000
  • Electric Voltage

    • 220V 60Hz
  • Telephone

    • Republic of Korea Area Code +82
    • Seoul Area Code 02
    • Korea Mobile Code 010
  • Time Zone

    • GMT +9 hrs
  • Public Office

    • The American Embassy 02) 397-4004
    • Chinese Embassy 02) 738-1038
    • Japanese Embassy 02) 2170-5200
    • Police 112
    • Fire and Rescue 119
    • Dasan Call Center (Seoul Information) 120