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South Korea, Seoul

Largest Cities
City Population Estimated
Seoul 11,153,200 2002
Pusan 4,085,300 2002
Taegu 2,543,800 2002

Key Data
Region: Asia
Population: 48,651,900 October 2002
Area Total: 98,480 km2
Area Land: 98,190 km2
Coast Line: 2,413 km km
Capital: Seoul
Climate: Temperate, with rainfall heavier in summer than in winter.
Languages: Korean, English widely taught in high school
Currency: 1 South Korean won (W) = 100 chun (theoretical)
Holiday: Independence Day, 15 August (1948)

Average Daily Temperature
Capital: Seoul
January: 0.3C / 32.5F
July: 28.8C / 83.8F
Annual Rainfall: 1364mm / 53''

Ethnic Divisions
Koreans 99%
Chinese 1%
 

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Religions
Christianity 49%
Buddhism 47%
Confucianism 3%
Shamanist, Chondogyo, other 1%
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