South Korea

Regions

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Daejeon
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Gyeonggi Province
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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:
Friday 23 August 2019
Current Time:
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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
September 12 Thursday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 1 National holiday
September 13 Friday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 2 National holiday
September 14 Saturday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 3 National holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 1 Tuesday Armed Forces Day Observance
October 3 Thursday National Foundation Day National holiday
October 9 Wednesday Hangeul Proclamation 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)