Flag of South Korea

The South Korean flag is a white field with in the center an emblem and four trigrams on each corner of the flag. The used colors in the flag are blue, red, white, black. The proportion of the South Korean flag is 3:2. The Flag of South Korea was adopted in 1883. The first use of the current flag design was in 1882. The last change to the current South Korean flag design was in 1948.

Flag of South Korea

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Flag proportion

Ratio 3:2


  • First flag usage: 1882
  • Adoption current flag: 1883
  • Last change flag: 1948

Flag colors


About South Korea


51 181 299


38 691 sq mi
100 210 km2

Population density

1 323 sq mi
511 km2

Country information

Country: South Korea
Continent: Asia
Official languages: Korean
Capital: Seoul
Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
Border length: 148 miles / 238 km
Neighbouring countries
North Korea: 148 miles 238 km

The South Korean flag is the flag of the country named South Korea. South Korea is located in continental Asia. South Korea has 1 neighbouring country. The total length of land borders of South Korea is 148 mi/ 238 km. South Korea border neighbours and border lengths are: North Korea: 238 km.

51 181 299 people are living in South Korea, a country stretching over 38 691 sq mi/ 100 210 km² (0.3% water). The population density in South Korea is of 1323 per sq mi/ 511 people per km². The official language of South Korea is Korean. The capital city of South Korea is Seoul. South Korea is a Unitary presidential constitutional republic.

The currency in South Korea is the South Korean won ₩ (KRW). UTC (standard time) in South Korea is UTC+09:00 and UTC+09:00 in summer. South Korea has the unique two-letter country code, KR (also Internet top-level domain), its three-letter country code is KOR, and its three-digit country code is 410. The calling code for South Korea is +82.




South Korean won ₩ (KRW)


CET: UTC+09:00
CEST: UTC+09:00


Internet TLD: KR
Three-letter country code: KOR
Three-digit country code: 410
Calling code: +82

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