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South Korea

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South Korea flag

Population: 50.2 million (2013)

Geography: South Korea is mainly surrounded by water and has 2,413 kilometres of coastline.

Climate: Humid, subtropical

World heritage sites: Hwaseong Fortress, Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty, Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes

Capital City: Seoul

Language(s): Korean

Political system: Constitutional republic

Value of Australia exports: AUD$19,599 million (2013)

Korean Lanterns of different colours

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Source: CIA World Factbook
Image: AEF

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