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Information about Korea, South
The information comes from the publication CIA The World Factbook.
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Country Korea, South is situated in a location / continent East Asia. Korea, South has an area of 99 720 km2 and 48 860 500 residents. The highest point has a height 1 950 above sea level. and it is called Halla-san. The lowest point is located at the level of 0 above sea level and it is named Sea of Japan. System of government is republic and the date of independence 15th August 1945. The capital city is Seoul. Korea, South has the international abbreviation KS.
Korea, South - economy
Total gross domestic product (GDP) is 1 574 000 000 000 $. Total gross domestic product per capita in purchasing power parity is 32 100 $. GDP grows by 3.60 % a year. Inflation (consumer price index) is equal to 4.00 % a year. Korea, South have 25 100 000 working-age population (from a total population 48 860 500 people). Unemployment is at 3.40 %. Korea, South issued 6.50 % GDP to healt care .The public debt of the country is 33.60 % GDP. The total amount of foreign debt is 397 300 000 000 USD.
Korea, South - demography
As suggested above, Korea, South has 48 860 500 people. Population growth is in the amount 0.20 % per year. Number of children born per 1000 population per year is 8.42.Every mother has average 1.23 children. The infant mortality rate is 4.08 and maternal mortality 16.00 deaths per 100,000 births. Average estimated life expectancy makes 79.30 years. Mortality is 6.38 people per 1000 population per year.
Korea, South - transport and telecommunications
Korea, South has 103 029 km of roads, 3 381 km of railway lines and 114 airports. The total length of waterways (navigable rivers, canals, etc.) is 1 600 km. There is registered 786 ships.
Number of active mobile phones (sim card) in the country Korea, South is 52 507 000. Number of active fixed telephone lines is 29 468 000. Korea, South has 39 400 000 internet users, who have the available 293 862 Internet connections. Korea, South has been assigned a domain first Choose range .kr.
Korea, South - energetics
Korea, South consumes a year 455 100 000 000 kWh of electricity. Annual electricity production is 459 500 000 000 kWh in power plants with a total installed electrical capacity 80 590 000 kW. Korea, South exports 0 kWh and imports 0 kWh of electricity per year Energy mix of power generation is as follows: fossil fuels: 69.9 %, nuclear energy: 22 %, renewable: 1.3 %, hydropower: 2.0 %. The country Korea, South is harvested annually 19 990 barrels of oil.