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Country Profile

Population (2014): 49.3 million
Capital: Seoul
Area: 99,720 sq km
Main Languages: Korean, English
Religions: Christian 31.6%, Buddhist 24.2%, other or unknown 0.9%
Currency: South Korean Won
GDP (2013): US$1.198 trillion
GDP per capita (2013): US$23,928
GDP growth (2013): 2.8%
GDP contribution by sector (2013): Agriculture 2.6%, Industry 39.2%, Services 58.2%
Urban population (2012): 83.5%
Life Expectancy (2014): 79.8 years
International dialling code: (+82)