The Republic of Korea has a territory of 99.269 Kmq.
Positioned in Northeast Asia, in the southern part of the Korean peninsula, it is separated from North Korea since the end of the Korea War in 1953.
Mountains cover 70% of the country. Surrounded by the Yellow Sea on its west, by the East Sea to the east and by the East China Sea to the south, its shores are approximately 2413 km long.
Its main attraction is surely the volcanic island of Jeju-do, a touristic destination, famous for its exceptional beauty and for being the largest island among the 3400 Korean islands.
Having undoubtedly joined the world’s major economies, the Republic of Korea is recognized as a developed country, strong and aware of its own incredible growth capacity.
As a member of the OCSE since 1957, the Korean Republic has recorded constantly positive results in recent decades.
The country, with its GDP having grown by 3.3% in 2013, is the fourth economic giant of Asia and the world’s 12th economic power.
The Republic of Korea hosted the G20 Summit and G20 Business Summit in 2010.
Ranked 7th among the world’s exporters (with a total of 548 bln dollars), the Korean Republic represents an excellent commercial partner for Italy (in 2012, the total commercial trade between the two countries reached about 7 bln euros).
Thanks to the Free Trade Agreement with the European Union, the Korean market is an optimal growth opportunity for Italian entrepreneurs and exporters.
|January 1, 2015||New Year's Day|
|February 18, 2015||Korean New Year's Day|
|February 19, 2015||Korean New Year's Day|
|February 20, 2015||Korean New Year's Day|
|March 1, 2015||Independence Day|
|May 5, 2015||Children's Day|
|May 25, 2015||Buddha's Birthday|
|June 6, 2015||Memorial Day|
|August 15, 2015||Liberation Day|
|September 26, 2015||Korean Thanksgiving|
|September 27, 2015||Korean Thanksgiving|
|September 28, 2015||Korean Thanksgiving|
|September 29, 2015||Korean Thanksgiving|
|October 3, 2015||National Foundation Day|
|October 9, 2015||Hangeul Proclamation Day|
|December 25, 2015||Christmas Day|