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What to See in South Korea

What to See in South Korea

South Korea is the cradle of ancient traditions, framed by modern technical innovations recognized throughout the world. This original country is open to tourists (up to 60 days without a visa for Russians and up to 30 days for Ukrainians) and is ready to offer everyone their own path “from the past to the future”, to surprise with the amazing nature of Jeju Island volcanoes, clean beaches and parks, to acquaint with the local religion and demonstrate the greatness of…

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South Korea Facts

South Korea Facts

Here you can find a number of practical information in connection with trips to South Korea. Read i.a. about visa rules, price level and travel insurance Language: Korean Capital: Seoul Population: 49 million Religion: Buddhism, Christianity Currency: won Surface: 100 210 kmĀ² Worth knowing Before departure About a week before departure, you will receive your final departure letter. The departure letter contains important information about the place and time of departure. It also contains a telephone and address list of…

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South Korea Wildlife and Economy

South Korea Wildlife and Economy

Animals and Plants What is growing in the Republic of Korea? The flora of the Korean Peninsula is very diverse and rich in species. Not only did the ice ages not affect the peninsula, but also the great climatic differences make it possible for many different plants to thrive here. In the mountains above the tree line there are many alpine plants, while in the subtropical areas of the south coast and especially on Jejudo Island, subtropical plants such as…

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South Korea Guide

South Korea Guide

South Korea – country information Country name South Korea Official name the Korean republic Capital Seoul Continent Asia Area 99,538 km2 Population 50,219,669 (2013) Foundation of a state 8/15/1945 The highest mountains Hallasan (on Jeju Island) 1950 m Longest rivers Naktongkang 525 km State system a pluralist republic with a unicameral parliament The biggest cities Seoul (capital) 14,500,000, Busan 4,050,000, Daegu 2,325,000 Official language Korean Ethnicity/National Composition Koreans 99.9%, others 0.1% Religious affiliation Buddhist 28%, Protestant 19%, Roman Catholic 5.5%,…

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