Geographical features and a brief introduction
The Korean Peninsula is located in Northeast Asia and boasts a unique geographical location as it is surrounded by the sea on three sides. With Seoul as its capital, the peninsula is approximately 1,030 km (612 miles) long and 175 km (105 miles) wide at its narrowest point. Korea has a land area of 100,363 km and currently has a population of about 51,000,000 people. Korea, which is visited by about 10 million foreign tourists every year, is a country rich in tourism resources formed through a long history. Traditional and modern cultures coexist, allowing tourists to experience a variety of environments. As each region has a distinct identity, visitors can enjoy a variety of cultures, natural environments, and food.
Entry to Korea
Testing on arrival and Q-Code
Effective September 3, 2022 (00:00 KST), a negative pre-departure PCR/RAT test result will no longer be required for incoming travelers to Korea regardless of nationality. However, travelers must register their travel information through the the Quarantine Information Advance Input System (Q-CODE) prior to arrival. They will also need to take a PCR test within one day after arrival and input the result in the Q-CODE system.