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General Information

Name of country: South Korea
Position: 37 00 N, 127 30 E
Time zone: + 09:00
Area: 98,480 kmq
Type of government: republic
Capital: Seoul

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Demographic Information

Resident population: 47,904,000 (July 2001)
Rate of population growth: 0.89% (2001)
Languages spoken: English, Korean


GDP: $ 764.6 Mld (2000)
GDP growth rate: 9% (2000)
GDP per capita: $ 16,100 (2000)
Annual rate of inflation: 2.3% (2000)
Currency: South Korean won (KRW) - currency converter
Exports: $ 172,6 Bn (f.o.b., 2000)
Imports: $ 160.5 Bn (f.o.b., 2000)


Internet ccTLD: .kr - Registration Authority
Resident population online: 22,23 M (2001)
% of total resident population online: 46,40%
% of total worldwide population online: 3,9%
Principal country-relevant search engines and Directories: Altavista Korea, Google Korea, Yahoo! Korea, AsiaCo South Korea, ODP South Korea, MSN Korea, Internets: South Korea, Lycos Korea, Mannam, Naver, Simmani

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