Country and Currency Information

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
Friday 21 February 2020 10:20am
Health (Coronavirus - COVID-19) - update to information and advice following an outbreak of COVID-19 in Daegu and Cheongdu cities

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