South Korea is part of Asia with main city at
Seoul. Its Developing country with a
population of 51M people. The main currency is Won. The languages
spoken are Korean. the Republic of Korea is the formal name of South Korea It is adviced to Exercise normal safety precautions Get useful information like travel advice, temperatures, rainfall, socket plugs,
languages spoken, SIM cards, ATM, currencies, road rules and emergency numbers.
👍 Developing 🌤️ ~6.56 °C 🌧 ~47.12 mm 👨👩👦👦 51M people
⚠️ Travel advice
Exercise normal safety precautions
Typhoons occur on the Korean Peninsula in August and September. During severe weather, monitor media for the latest information and follow the advice of local authorities (see Natural disasters). We haven't changed the level of advice – exercise normal safety precautions in South Korea.
issued date: September 6, 2019
South Korea uses 220V, 60Hz with sockets and plugs Type C and Type F.
The languages that are typically spoken are Korean
💱 Currencies Used
South Korea uses the South Korean won (symbol: ?), code KRW.Banknotes come in denominations of 50000, 10000, 5000 and 1000 Korean won. Korean Won is subdivided into 100 jeons. Coins come in denominations of 500, 100, 50 and 10 Korean won.
Automatic teller machines are everywhere in South Korea. Pretty much anywhere you look there will be an ATM. South Korea has one of the highest ATM densities in the world.You do not need a chip & PIN card to use an ATM — your standard magnetic card will work fine.
Not expected, but can leave extra tip Tipping is usually not expected in South Korea. However, if you are satisfied with the service provided you can show your appreciation by leaving a small ‘extra’ tip.