South Korea

Regions

Busan
Daegu
Daejeon
Gangwon
Gwangju
Gyeonggi Province
Incheon
Jeju
North Chungcheong
North Gyeongsang
North Jeolla
Sejong
Seoul
South Chungcheong
South Gyeongsang
South Jeolla
Ulsan

Country information

Country: South Korea
Population: 48,422,644 inhabitants  (Last modified: 5/03/2013 )
Area 98,480 km²
Capital: Seoul
Currency: Won (KRW)
Phone code: +82
Languages: ko-KR,en
Domain name: .kr
Postcode form: SEOUL ###-###
Postcode regex: ^(?:SEOUL)*(\d{6})$
ISO3: KOR
Neighbors: North Korea
Fips: KS

Current local time in South Korea

Current Date:
Saturday 15 December 2018
Current Time:
  • 19
  • :
  • 09
  • :
  • 30
Time Zone: Asia/Seoul
GMT/UTC: + 9  hours
DST: No time changes this year!


*GMT/UTC - Standard Time Zone
*DST - Daylight Saving Time

Upcoming public holidays

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve Observance
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Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 4 Monday Seollal Holiday Day 1 National holiday
February 5 Tuesday Seollal Holiday Day 2 National holiday
February 6 Wednesday Seollal Holiday Day 3 National holiday
March 1 Friday Independence Movement Day National holiday
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Tide times and tide charts

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Geographic information

Latitude in decimal degrees: 37
Longitude in decimal degrees: 127.5
Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 37° North
Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds: 127° 30' East
Height above sea level: 88 m,   288.71 ft,   3464.57 in
Geographical feature: A (Administrative region type feature)
Feature designation code: A.PCLI (independent political entity)