South Korea, formally the Republic of Korea is a country in East Asia. South Korea occupies the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, with North Korea to the north, China across the sea to the west and Japan a short ferry ride to the southeast.
Popular in South Korea
Seoul is the capital of South Korea. With a municipal population of over 10.5 million, and a metropolitan population totaling over 20.5 million, Seoul is by far South Korea's largest city and one of East Asia's financial and cultural epicenters.
Daejeon is the capital of South Chungcheong province. Daejeon is the 5th largest city in South Korea, with a population of approximately 1.5 million.
Busan is a city located in the south-eastern province of South Gyeongsang, South Korea.
In South Korea
Gyeonggi is a province in the north west of South Korea that surrounds the capital city of Seoul.
South Gyeongsang is a province of South Korea. The abbreviated name Gyeongnam, formerly Kyungnam, is also used.
South Chungcheong is a province of South Korea. South Chungcheong is one of the richest provinces in South Korea.
North Gyeongsang is a province of South Korea where Buddhist traditions of the Silla kingdom and the centre of Confucian philosophies meet.
Gangwon is a province in the northeastern corner of South Korea, bordering North Korea and having a long coast along the East Sea.
Jeju Island is an island off the southern coast of South Korea in the Korea Strait.
South Jeolla is the southwesternmost province of mainland South Korea. Jeollanam-do is a province in the southwest of South Korea.
North Chungcheong, abbreviated Chungbuk, is the only landlocked province in the country.
North Jeolla is a province in South Korea.
The Korean Demilitarized Zone runs along the complete 248 km land border between North Korea and South Korea and is 4 km wide.