South Korea#

It has the world's fastest Internet speed and highest smartphone ownership, ranking first in ICT Development, e-Government, 4G LTE coverage and IoT devices online.

  • South Korea has largest boundary with North Korea which is approximately 238 km.
  • The largest river in South Korea is Nag Dong which is 520 km.
  • The largest export partner of South Korea is China.
  • The largest import partner of South Korea is China.
  • There are 25 seaports in South Korea.

Surprising facts about Nobel Prize winners#

  • The first South Korea born Nobel Prize winner got this award quite late, 86 years after first Nobel Prize was awarded in 1901.

Tourist Attraction#

Carrying lanterns, celebrants at the Jogye temple in Seoul pay tribute to Buddha's birthday.

National Facts#

  • The national sport of South Korea is Taekwondo.
  • The famous dishes of South Korea are Kimchi, Bibimbap, Galbi, Ramyeon etc.
Ramyeon, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from Korea unter CC