South Korea


Anyong haseyo! At first glance, you'll see that South Korea has the world’s 11th largest economy, one which is driven by electronics manufacturing and exports. For those who explore further, they will see that South Korea offers an abundance of natural landscapes and outdoor adventures from mountains to beaches, a natural wonderland with temples and palaces that exhibit the dynamic Korean culture and her proud, ancient traditions. The coexistence of South Korean economic advancement and natural preservation is what makes this country so fascinating and remarkable.

Capital: Seoul

Population: 49 million

Currency: Korean Won (KRW)

Local Time: GMT + 9

Telephone Code: + 82

Electricity: 220 volts at 60 Hz AC. Round two-pin plugs

Baggage Clearance: Baggage is cleared at the first airport of entry in South Korea. Passengers connecting with domestic flights must clear their baggage and then recheck-in the baggage to the final destination.