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Republic of Korea (South)


Corée, République de (Sud) (fr) | Korea, Republik (Südkorea) (de) | Corea, la República de (Sur) (es) | Corea del Sud (it) | Zuid-Korea (du) | Coreia, República Popular Democrática da (Sul) (pt)


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USEFUL INFORMATION
GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE
TIMEZONE
LGBTQ+ RELATED
TRAVEL RELATED
KEY INFORMATION

LGBTQ+ Equality Index  


Equality Index - Medium-Low
Medium-Low



LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.1.4 million



LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$19.4 billion



Region

Eastern Asia (Asia)



Capital


Seoul

Séoul (fr) | Seoul (de) | Seúl (es) | Seul (it) | Seoel (du) | Seul (pt)

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USEFUL INFORMATION


Dialling Codes
Telephone Dialling Code  

+82



Internet Suffix  

.kr



Electricity  

220 volts

60 hertz




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Languages
Language(s)  

Korean



Currency  

NAME:


South Korean Won


SYM:




DIVISION:


100 chon




POLICE:


경찰 (gyeongchal) (korean )

FIRE:


불 (bul) (korean )

AMBULANCE:


구급차 (gugeubcha) (korean )

HELP:

도움 (doum) (korean )



Member/Associate of an Economic/Security Group

United Nations

Organisation des Nations unies (ONU) (fr) | Vereinte Nationen (VN) (de) | Organización de las Naciones Unidas (ONU) (es) | Organizzazione delle Nazioni Unite (ONU) (it) | Verenigde Naties (VN) (du) | Organização das Nações Unidas (ONU) (pt)





GEOGRAPHY & CLIMATE

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Capital

Seoul

Séoul (fr) | Seoul (de) | Seúl (es) | Seul (it) | Seoel (du) | Seul (pt)

Region

Eastern Asia

Continent

Asia

Hemisphere

Northern

Surrounding Ocean(s)

Pacific Ocean

Area (sq km)

98,480


Weather -Seoul

(Climate Location)

Temperature Scale
Weather - Months
Monthly Average Temperatures



M1M2M3M4M5M6
HIGH1.6°C | 34.9°F5.1°C | 41.1°F10.9°C | 51.6°F17.7°C | 63.8°F23.7°C | 74.7°F27.7°C | 81.8°F
LOW-6.4°C | 20.5°F-3.7°C | 25.3°F1.3°C | 34.3°F7.5°C | 45.5°F13.3°C | 55.9°F18.5°C | 65.3°F

M7M8M9M10M11M12
HIGH28.8°C | 83.8°F29.9°C | 85.9°F26.2°C | 79.1°F20.3°C | 68.5°F11.8°C | 53.2°F3.5°C | 38.3°F
LOW22.1°C | 71.7°F22.7°C | 72.9°F17.4°C | 63.3°F10.2°C | 50.3°F3°C | 37.4°F-4.6°C | 23.8°F


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages.The abbreviations (M1, M2,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)


Seasons
Spring
M03-M05

Summer
M6-M08

Autumn
M09-M11

Winter
M11-M02


To make the data more inclusive, we have created a lookup table for the various Months in a number of different languages (see above).
The abbreviations (M01, M02,..) correspond to a month within the table (January, February,..)



TIMEZONE


Timezone
Timezone  

UTC+9 (Asia/Seoul)

Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No




LGBTQ+ RELATED

Community


LGBTQ Population (2018) - Estimated   

c.1.4 million

LGBTQ+ Dollar (2017) - Estimated Annual Spend  


c.$19.4 billion

Lesbian (L):

레즈비언 (lejeubieon) (korean )

Gay (G):

게이 (gei) (korean )

Bisexual (B):

양성 애자 (yangseong aeja) (korean )

Transgender (T):

트랜스 젠더 (teulaenseu jendeo) (korean )

Questioning (Q):

질문 (jilmun) (korean )



LGBTQ+ Equality Index

Equality Index - Medium-Low
Medium-Low

LGBTQ+ Illegal  

No

Anti-discrimination laws in place  

No

Same-sex unions recognised  

No

Same-sex marriage allowed  

No



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TRAVEL RELATED

Airports
Total number of airports  

86

Total number of heliports  

1259

Total number of seaplane bases  

0


Driving - which side  

Right

Driving - Side
International driving licence required  

Required

Main International Airports

(with three-word locations)

AIRPORT NAMEAIRPORT CODECITY/LOCALITYWHAT3WORDS
Incheon International AirportICN (iata) | RKSI (icao)Seoul/// enraging.thudding.depicted
Gimhae International AirportPUS (iata) | RKPK (icao)Busan/// punch.bikers.trustees
Muan International AirportMWX (iata) | RKJB (icao)Piseo-ri (Muan)/// flumes.sacking.rainforest
Jeju International AirportCJU (iata) | RKPC (icao)Jeju City/// sadly.articulated.crouch
Gimpo International AirportGMP (iata) | RKSS (icao)Seoul/// open.void.grinning




KEY INFORMATION



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Region

Eastern Asia
Continent

Asia


Telephone Dialling Code  

+82
Language(s)  

Korean


Electricity  

220 volts | 60 hertz


Currency  

South Korean Won
Currency - smallest denomination  

100 chon


Timezone  

UTC+9 (Asia/Seoul)
Daylight Savings Time (DST) Applied  

No


Total number of airports  

86
Driving - which side  

Right



POLICE:

112

경찰 (gyeongchal) (korean )



AMBULANCE:

119

구급차 (gugeubcha) (korean )
FIRE:

119

불 (bul) (korean )



HELP:

도움 (doum) (korean )




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