interesting facts South Korea


interesting facts South Korea:

Nationality: Korean

Languages: Korean, English

Religions:Christians Protestants and Roman Catholic

Population: 49,115,196

Median Age: 40.8 years

Population Growth Rate: 0.14%

Birth Rate:  .82%

Death Rate: 0.67%

Capital: Seoul

Electricity Production: 517 billion kWh

Electricity Exports: o kWh

Electricity Imports : o kWh

Telephones- Landline: 29.48 million

Telephone- Mobile Cellular: 57.2 million

Airports: 111

Airports with Paved Runways :71

Heliports: 466

Railways: 3460 km

Road Ways: 104,983

Water Ways: 1600 km

Passports Validity:  must be valid at the time of entry


An independent kingdom for much of its long distance Korea was occupied by Japan beginning in 1905 following the Russo-Japanese War
In 1910 Tokyo formally annexed the entire Peninsula


South Korea over the past four decades has demonstrated incredible economic growth and global integration to become a high-tech industrialized economy .

In the 1960's GDP per capita was comparable with level in the poorer countries of Africa and Asia
In 2004 South Korea joined the trillion-dollar club of world economies

interesting facts South Korea

Facts South Korea

  • A traditional Korean roof curves up with a smile

  • The Korean language has been influenced by English in many ways

  • About 0.85 % of the population are geld in prison or detention camps

  • In traditional Korean restaurants , meat is cooked in the center of the table

  • On a slightly more serious note most places in Korea are tip free and it can sometimes be an insult to tip

  • South Korea is the only country that boasts of DMB , WiBro and 100Mbit/s Broadband

  • Seoul is one of the world's 10 largest cities . Most of its rebuilt in the 1950's after the Korean War

  • Mountains ans hills make up about 70 percent of South Korea

  • Jinhae hosts the popular cherry Blossom Festival in the early April

  • "South Korea" has the most sophisticated IT infrastructure in the world

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