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Republic of Korea

  • Acting President:Hwang Kyo-ahn
  • Prime Minister:Hwang Kyo-ahn
  • Capital city:Seoul
  • Languages:Korean, English (widely taught in junior high and high school)
  • Government
  • National statistics office
  • Population:50,617,045 (2015)
  • Area:97,466 (2015)
  • GDP per capita:27,222 (2015)
  • GDP, billion current US$:1,377.9 (2015)
  • GINI index:31.59 (1998)
  • Ease of Doing Business rank:5 (2017)