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Area 98,500 ㎢
Border 241 Km
Coastline 2,413 Km
Territorial Waters 12 a nautical mile (economic water 200 a nautical mile)
Population approximately 48 million (as of 2004)
Capital Seoul
Official Language Korean
Political System Democratic republic
Religion Buddhism -23.3%, Christianity-19.7%, Roman Catholicism -6.6%,
Confucianism 0.5%, Won Buddhism -0.2 %, Cheon-do-gyo religion 0.1%
Government Presidential system
UN member Since 1991. 09. 17
Currency Won
G N I per capita $20,045 USD (2007year)

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