South Korea is officially known as Republic of Korea (ROK) and often called as Korea, is a country in East Asia. It is one of the most surprising nations in the world. It is also known as Land of Morning Calm. It is bordered with North Korea to North Korea to the North, Japan to the East and China to the West. South Korea has a very high literacy rate of 98%. Seoul (Second Largest Metropolitan City in the world) is the Capital of South Korea.
Korea lies in a temperate climate region with a predominantly mountainous terrain. Its territory covers a total area of 100,032 square kilometers and has a population of over 48 million, making it one of the most densely populated regions in the world.