82 is the country calling code for South Korea.
South Korea is a country on the continent of Asia. The capital city of South Korea is Seoul.
How to Call South Korea from the UK
To call a telephone number in South Korea from the UK:
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for South Korea - 82.
- Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.
When calling South Korea from the UK, please note there is a time difference between South Korea and the UK.
The time right now in South Korea is . The date is .
The current time in the UK is . The date is .
The time difference between South Korea and UK (United Kingdom) is 8 hours.
The currency used in South Korea is the South Korean won (KRW).
The current exchange rates between the South Korean won and the British pound (KRW to GBP, GBP to KRW) are:
- 1 South Korean won (KRW) = 0.00064 GBP
- 1 British pound (GBP) = 1551.88 KRW
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
South Korea – Facts and Figures
According to data from the World Bank, the population of South Korea in recent years is:
- 2018 - 51,606,633
- 2017 - 51,361,911
- 2016 - 51,217,803
- 2015 - 51,014,947
- 2014 - 50,746,659
- 2013 - 50,428,893
Useful information about Korea (Republic of)
- Two-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2): KR
- Three-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3): KOR
- Region: Asia
- Capital: Seoul
- Area: 100,210 square km
- Language(s): Korean
- Borders: North Korea
Map of South Korea
The location of South Korea is shown on the map below.