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South Korea

A Closer Look at... South Korea
OFFICIAL NAME
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Republic of Korea
GEOGRAPHY
Situated on the south end of the Korean peninsula between the Yellow Sea (east of C hina) and the East Korean Sea (west of Japan).
AREA
99,373 sq km / 38,368 sq miles
COMPARATIVE
Korean peninsula is similar in size to New Zealand and the UK, or the state of Virginia.
POPULATION
48,000,000
CAPITAL
Seoul (population 10.3 million)
LITERACY
99.8% (age 15+ and can read and write)
LANGUAGE
Korean
RELIGION

Christianity - 25%
Buddhism, Confucianism, Shamanism - 25%
None - 50%

POLITICS
Democracy
INCOME
Per capita income US$ $14,500 per year
CURRENCY
Republic of Korean Won (W)
TIME ZONE
GMT/UTC +9
SOURCES
Statistics provided by a variety of sources, but mostly the U.S. State Department, the U.N. Statistics Division, and BBC News.

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North Korea

OFFICIAL NAME
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Democratic People's Republic of Korea
GEOGRAPHY
Bordered by C hina in the north, it's situated on the north end of the Korean peninsula between Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan (west of Japan).
AREA
120,540 sq km / 46,540 sq miles
COMPARATIVE
about the size of the state of Mississippi
POPULATION
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23,000,000
CAPITAL
P'yongyang
LITERACY
??% (age 15+ and can read and write)
LANGUAGE
Korean
RELIGION

All religion has been effectively prohibited since the 1950s.

POLITICS
Communism, headed by Kim Jong-il
INCOME
Per capita income US$ _____ a year
CURRENCY
North Korean won (W)
TIME ZONE
GMT/UTC +9
SOURCES
Statistics provided by a variety of sources, but mostly the U.S. State Department, the U.N. Statistics Division, and BBC News.

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