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The Location

Destination South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in eastern Asia that occupies the southern part of the Korean peninsula, which is located between the Sea of Japan (East Sea) in the east, the Yellow Sea in the west, and the Korea Strait, a sea passage between South Korea and Japan in the south.

Capital City

Seoul, officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City, is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea (commonly known as South Korea). Seoul is the world's 16th largest city and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province.

Main Airport

Incheon International Airport

Incheon International Airport (IIA) (Korean: 인천국제공항) (IATA: ICN, ICAO: RKSI) (sometimes referred to as Seoul–Incheon International Airport) is the largest airport in South Korea, the primary airport serving the Seoul Capital Area, and one of the largest and busiest airports in the region.

Language Spoken

Koreans, unsurprisingly, speak Korean, and a standard version is understood throughout the country. It doesn't share many similarities with Western languages, so even learning to pronounce a few keywords and phrases can be tricky. Written Korean is also unique, using a phonetic system called hangul.


The South Korean won is the official currency of South Korea since 1945, although later it was temporarily replaced by the Hwan. One won is divided into 10 jeon but there are no jeon coins in circulation.

Emergency calls

Emergency Rescue (Fire & Ambulance) 119

Medical Emergency 129

Police    112                                                                                      

Peak Season

April - May, and September - October
The best time to visit South Korea is between April - May, and September - October, when the weather is perfect, and the tourist numbers are low. The high season is between June and August, and this is when most of the local and international tourists visit the country, so expect higher prices and sweltering heat.

Low Season

April – May/ September - October
The weather in South Korea is best during spring (April - May) and fall (September - October). During these months, the tourist footfall is lower, and the summer heat and the winter cold are both distant dreams. You can explore the country in peace if you travel during these months.


The average temperature in South Korea in 2021 was 13.3 degrees Celsius. The average temperature in South Korea has risen steadily over the years, which is shown in the graph. South Korea has a distinct four-season climate. In general, summer in South Korea is humid and hot, and winter is dry and cold.

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