South Korea

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South Korea is part of:
Asia & Pacific · Eastern Asia ·
Water Basins of South Korea:
Amur · Han · Tumen · Yalu ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Seoul
Neighbouring Countries North Korea
Total Area 98,480 km2
  - Water 290 km2 (0.29%) / 29 m2/ha
  - Land 98,190 km2
Coastline 2,413 km
Population 49,044,790 (498 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.921 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 31.6 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $953,500 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $27,100
National UN Presence
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 18,254 km2 (18.59%)
     - Arable 16,280 km2 (16.58%)
     - Permanent Crops 1,974 km2 (2.01%)
     - Irrigated 8,780 km2
  - Non cultivated 11,150 km2 (81.41%)
Average Annual RainfallD mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 69.7 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 18.59 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 48%
  - For Domestic Use 36%
  - For Industrial Use 16%
  - Per Capita 389 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source n/a
     - Urban population n/a
     - Rural population n/a
  - Improved Sanitation n/a
     - Urban population n/a
     - Rural population n/a
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about South Korea

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  2. Implementation of the Sustainable Development Strategy for the Seas of the East Asia (SDS-SEA) ‎(4,640 views) . . WikiBot


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  1. Facing Water Challenges in the Han River Basin, Korea:A WWDR3 Case Study ‎(12,923 views) . . WikiBot


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