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South Korea

Capital: Seoul ; GDP growth (annual %) 2016 :2.8%
Key Facts

Full name: The Republic of Korea
Population: 48.4 million (World Bank, 2011)
Area: 99,313 sq km (38,345 sq miles)
Major language: Korean
Major religions: Buddhism, Christianity; nearly half of adults profess no religion
Life expectancy: 77 years (men), 84 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: won
Main exports: Electronic products, machinery and transport equipment
GNI per capita: US $20,870 (World Bank, 2011)
Internet domain: .kr
International dialling code: +82


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