South Korea at a Glance
Airports: Incheon International Airport (Seoul); Gimpo Airport, Jeju Airport.
Capital City: Seoul
Cities (Major): Seoul, Busan, Incheon, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju, Ulsan
Courier Companies: Brink's
Currency: South Korean won (KRW)
Diamond Trade Shows: Jewelry Fair Korea http://www.jewelfair.com/main_en
Driver's License: An international driver's license is valid for one year.
Electrical Current: 220V, 60 Hz.
Internet Domain Ending: .kr
Official Languages: Korean
Public Holidays: Holidays in Korea fall into three categories: Public Days Off, National Celebration Days or National Flag Raising Days
Telephone Code: +82 (Seoul 02; Busan 051, Incheon 032, Daegu 053, Daejeon 042, Gwangju 062, Ulsan 052)
Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time +9
Weather: South Korea has both a humid continental climate and a humid subtropical climate. Summer sees heavier rainfall than winter. Inland winters can be extremely cold, but the average January temperature in Seoul ranges from -7°C to 1°C, while August sees average temperatures of 22°C- to 30°C.