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South Korea
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Time Zone (GMT):+9
Population:50,219,669
Capital City:Seoul
Largest City:Seoul
Currency:South Korean Won
Currency Code:KRW
Banknote Denominations:1,000 / 5,000 / 10,000 / 50,000
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:5,000

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

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South Korea
Monday 19 April 2021 2:35pm
Update to reflect announcement that most types of long-term visas are now being issued ('Entry requirements’ page)

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