Republic of Korea

(Korea, South)

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System of governmentpresidential republic
Country codeKR, KOR
FlagRepublic of Korea
Capital citySeoul
CurrencySouth Korean won (KRW)
Predominant religionMahayana Buddhism and Protestant Christianity
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
OECD
G20
Population51 635 256 people
(27. place in the world)
Area98 480 km2
(108. place in the world)
Density524 people per km2
(12. place in the world)
GDP per capita38 824 USD per capita
(33. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 1,867
(54. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 59
(37. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,903
(22. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 72,3
(27. place in the world)
Life expectancy71,9 years
(109. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 31,6
(28. place in the world)
CO2 emissions673,324 Mt CO2/year
(7. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km26 837 t CO2/km2/year
(6. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capita13,0 t CO2/per capita/year
(17. place in the world)
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