82 Country Code – South Korea Phone Code

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.

Area Codes and Landlines

Area codes for the most populated cities in South Korea are listed below:

  • Busan – 051
  • Daegu – 053
  • Daejeon – 042
  • Incheon – 032
  • Seoul – 02

When phoning from abroad, do not use any 0 prefix with the area code.

For example, to call a subscriber in Seoul with telephone number XXXXXXXX from the UK:

  • Dial the international call prefix (00/+), the South Korean country code (82), the area code (without any leading 0), and finally the customer number, e.g., for Seoul XXXXXXXX dial 00-82-2-XXXXXXXX or +82-2-XXXXXXXX.
South Korea Country Code +82 0082
South Korea Country Code +82 0082

Time Difference

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.

Exchange Rate

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) = 0.00057 GBP
  • 1 British pound (GBP) = 1758.07 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

Map of South Korea

The location of South Korea is shown on the map below.

Map showing location of South Korea