South Korea travel guide

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South Korea is located in Eastern Asia part of Asia. It's total area is 98K km² and 64.4% of it is forest area. As of 2021 it has a total population of 52M. 81.4% lives in cities whereas 18.6% lives in rural areas.

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💬 Languages

Korean is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is South Korean won [1 USD = 1,324.56 KRW].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

Credit cards are widely used in South Korea [2017: %63.66129518]. Though we still suggest carrying some cash in your travels. Approximately there are a total of 🏧 137K ATM's in South Korea.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 17.5M tourists arrived to South Korea. In 2019, tourism has contributed to South Korea economy with a total of 26.2B $ income (%4).

📱 Bandwidth

Mobile internet & wifi is 🚀very fast with 125.17 Mbps. Broadband is fast with 99.87 Mbps.

Mobile & Wifi (9.02 / 10)

Broadband (4.55 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is 🌤️ 11 °C and warm. Current 3 months (December, January and February) average is ❄️ -1 °C and cold. Current season (winter) is ❄️ -1 °C and cold.
Yearly average11 °C 🌤️
3 month average-1 °C ❄️
Spring average10 °C 🌤️
Summer average23 °C ☀️
Fall average13 °C 🌤️
Winter average-1 °C ❄️
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

In 2021, gross national income (GNI) was 1.8T $ and with %3.6 increase GNI per capita was 35K $. In 2021, consumer inflation was calculated as %2.5.

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