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Capitalenom: Seoul; note - Sejong, located some 120 km (75 mi) south of Seoul, is being developed as a new capital
coordonnées géographiques: 37 33 N, 126 59 E
différence de temps: UTC+9 (14 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Fête de l'Indépendance15 Aoüt 1945 (from Japan)
Fête nationaleLiberation Day, 15 Aoüt (1945)
Constitutioneffective 17 Juillet 1948; amended many times, last in 1987 (2017)
Suffrage - Age minimum de l'électeur19 ans; universal
Pouvoir exécutifchef d'état (Président): Président MOON Jae-in (depuis 10 May 2017); note - Président PARK Geun-hye (depuis 25 February 2013) was impeached by the National Assembly on 9 December 2016; PARK's impeachment was upheld by the Constitutional Court and she was removed from office on 9 March 2017
chef de gouvernement (1er ministre): Prime Minister LEE Nak-yon (depuis 1 June 2017); Deputy Prime Ministers YOO Il-ho (depuis 13 January 2016), LEE Joon-sik (depuis 13 January 2016)
cabinet: State Council appointed by the president on the prime minister's recommendation
elections/appointments: president directly elected by simple majority popular vote for a single 5-year term; election last held on 9 May 2017 (next to be held in 2022); prime minister appointed by president with consent of National Assembly
election results: MOON Jae-in elected president; percent of vote - MOON Jae-in (DP) 41.1%, HONG Joon-pyo (LKP) 25.5%, AHN Cheol-soo (PP) 21.4%, other 12.0%

Source: CIA World Factbook - Version du Mars 31, 2015