Pictures from South Korea

Last modified 25.04.2024 | Published 11.08.20192015's, North, Central and East Asia, Photo Galleries, South Korea

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Have a look at Sandalsand’s pictures from South Korea. They are from Seoul and the northern part of the country.

If you look up my articles from South Korea, you will also find three World Heritage Sites and regular travelogues. Before you do, start with these pictures from South Korea.

Images from a visit to South Korea, more specifically Seoul, the capital of the Republic of Korea (ROK) and to the DMZ on the border to North Korea.

Afterwards, find all photo galleries on Sandalsand

Fast facts

Learn about the country on Wikipedia. Excerpt:

South Korea is a country in East Asia. It constitutes the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. Its western border is formed by the Yellow Sea, while its eastern border is defined by the Sea of Japan. South Korea has a population of 51 million. Roughly half live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fifth largest metropolis in the world. Other major cities include Incheon, Busan, and Daegu.

South Korea is a developed country. It ranks as the seventh-highest country on the Human Development Index (HDI) in the Asia and Oceania region. South Korea has one of the highest life expectancies in the world, although it is facing an ageing population and a declining fertility rate. Its economy ranks as the world’s tenth-largest by nominal GDP. Its citizens enjoy one of the world’s fastest Internet connection speeds and the densest high-speed railway network. The country is the world’s fifth-largest exporter and eighth-largest importer. Its armed forces ranks as one of the world’s strongest and is the world’s third-largest standing army by military and paramilitary personnel.