Geopolitical map of South Korea

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CapitalPopulationArea
Seoul 48,422,644 98,480
Country codePhone CodeLocal HourTime zone
KR +82 04:43:58 Asia/Seoul
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Some data about South Korea

South Korea is a country of 48,422,644 inhabitants, with an area of ​98,480 km2, its capital is Seoul and its time zone is "Asia/Seoul". Its ISO code is "KR" in 2 positions and "KOR" in 3 positions.

To be able to make a telephone call to South Korea, you must dial your telephone code, which is 82. The currency used in South Korea is the "Won" (KRW).

The administrative subdivision of South Korea (administrative division) is made up of 6 Gwangyeok-si (level 1), 1 Teukbyeol-jachi-do (level 1), 1 Teukbyeol-jachi-si (level 1), 1 Teukbyeol-si (level 1), 8 Do (level 1), 155 Gun (level 2) and 94 Si (level 2). South Korea has 48 cities with more than 100,000 inhabitants and 9 cities with more than one million inhabitants.

Above you have a geopolitical map of South Korea with a precise legend on its biggest cities, its road network, its airports, railways and waterways. Do not hesitate to click on the map of South Korea to access a zoom level and finer details.

South Korea shares borders with North Korea.

Proportion of cities by number of inhabitants in South Korea

Number of cities by importance (population) in South Korea. Considering cities with a population of more than 100 000, 200 000, 500 000 and 1 million inhabitants, with the percentage of the population that these cities represent.

> 100k inhabitants > 200k inhabitants > 500k inhabitants > 1 million inhabitants
48 34 16 9
79.6 % 75.2 % 62.9 % 52.6 %
  • The 48 most important cities represent 79.6% of the entire population
  • The 34 most important cities represent 75.2% of the entire population
  • The 16 most important cities represent 62.9% of the entire population
  • The 9 most important cities represent 52.6% of the entire population

Administrative division of South Korea

Administrative subdivisionsAdministrative level
6 Gwangyeok-si1
1 Teukbyeol-jachi-do1
1 Teukbyeol-jachi-si1
1 Teukbyeol-si1
8 Do1
155 Gun2
94 Si2

List of first-order administrative division in South Korea

  • Busan
  • Chungcheongnam-do
  • Daegu
  • Daejeon
  • Gangwon-do
  • Gwangju
  • Gyeonggi-do
  • Gyeongsangbuk-do
  • Gyeongsangnam-do
  • Incheon
  • Jeju-do
  • Jeollabuk-do
  • Jeollanam-do
  • Chungcheongbuk-do
  • Sejong-si
  • Seoul
  • Ulsan

List of major cities of South Korea

  • Seoul10 349 312 inhabitants
  • Busan3 678 555 inhabitants
  • Incheon2 628 000 inhabitants
  • Daegu2 566 540 inhabitants
  • Daejeon1 475 221 inhabitants
  • Gwangju1 416 938 inhabitants
  • Suwon1 242 724 inhabitants
  • Goyang-si1 073 069 inhabitants
  • Seongnam-si1 031 935 inhabitants
  • Ulsan962 865 inhabitants
  • Bucheon-si850 731 inhabitants
  • Jeonju711 424 inhabitants
  • Ansan-si650 728 inhabitants
  • Cheongju-si634 596 inhabitants
  • Anyang-si634 367 inhabitants
  • Changwon550 000 inhabitants
  • Pohang500 000 inhabitants
  • Uijeongbu-si479 141 inhabitants
  • Hwaseong-si476 297 inhabitants
  • Masan434 371 inhabitants
  • Jeju City408 364 inhabitants
  • Cheonan365 114 inhabitants
  • Kwangmyŏng357 545 inhabitants
  • Kimhae356 242 inhabitants
  • Chinju307 242 inhabitants
  • Yeosu295 538 inhabitants
  • Gumi291 006 inhabitants
  • Iksan283 501 inhabitants
  • Mokpo268 402 inhabitants
  • Gunsan243 406 inhabitants
  • Wŏnju243 387 inhabitants
  • Suncheon230 796 inhabitants
  • Sejong230 327 inhabitants
  • Chuncheon209 746 inhabitants
  • Icheon-si196 230 inhabitants
  • Guri-si195 236 inhabitants
  • Gangneung180 611 inhabitants
  • Yangju179 923 inhabitants
  • Osan158 978 inhabitants
  • Seogwipo155 691 inhabitants