Korea (N + S)
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Korea (N + S) - Physical geography

Area : 219 000 Km2
Water : 0.2 %
Lands under cultivation : 18 %
Wild pasture lands : 1 %
Forests : 72 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Sea of Japan)
Max. Height : 2744 m (Paektu-San)


Korea (N + S) - Climate
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Rainfall (mm) in Seoul
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Korea (N + S) - People
Nationality : Korean
Main language(s) : Korean

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Population (2005) : 70 816 000 people
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Density : 323 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.35 children / woman
Life expectancy : 73 years
Urban population : 75 %

Main cities :
20 500 000 people Seoul (aggl.)
10 000 000 people Seoul (capital)
3 800 000 people Pusan
2 500 000 people Pyongyang (capital of North Korea)
2 400 000 people Taegu
2 400 000 people Inchon
1 300 000 people Kwangju
1 300 000 people Taejon
1 000 000 people Ulsan
663 000 people Tcheungdjin


Korea (N + S) - Economy
Currency : North Korea : Won (KPW) = 100 Cheun
South Korea : Won (KRW) = 100 Chon
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

North Korea : 1 Euro = 1 090 Won (KPW)
South Korea : 1 Euro = 1 395 Won (KRW)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 473 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 6679 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 777.24 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 10975 dollars


Korea (N + S) - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Chestnuts (1)
- Cabbages (3)
- Hemp (3)
- Strawberries (5)
- Watermelons (6)
- Tangerines (7)
- Rice (11)
- Potatoes (23)
- Silk (4)

- Pigs (18)
- Coal (9)
- Lead (9)
- Silver (10)
- Brown coal (17)
- Zinc (18)
- Iron (18)
- Nickel (19)
- Gold (19)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 2000) :
- Cars (5)
RECORDS :
- 3rd most populous urban agglomeration in the world = Seoul (population = 20 M).


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