About korea

Korea (South Korea) – Hanguk

Destination South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), a country in eastern Asia that occupies the southern part of the Korean peninsula, which is located between the Sea of Japan (East Sea) in east, the Yellow Sea in west, and the Korea Strait, a sea passage between South Korea and Japan in the south. South Korea has a land border with North Korea in north. The country also shares maritime borders with China and Japan.


With an area of 99,678 km² the country is about the size of Iceland, or slightly smaller than the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

South Korea has a population of 50.8 million inhabitants (in 2016), largest city and capital is SeoulBusan is South Korea’s second city and a major port. Official language is Korean.