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Practical A to Z


Electricity

The voltage in South Korea is generally 220 volts with two-pin sockets. Visitors should be aware that some sockets are still 110 volts.


.Embassies and consulates

British Embassy– Taepyeongno 40 - 4 Jeong-dong - Jung-gu 100-120 - Seoul - t (02) 3210 5500 - http://www.ukinrok.fco.gov.uk

Embassy of Ireland– 13F. Leema Building - 146-1 Soosong-dong - Chongro-gu 110-140 - Seoul - t + (02) 774 6455 - http://www.embassyofireland.or.kr


Money

Currency

The currency is the won (KRW).


Telephone

To call South Korea from abroad

00 + 82 + regional code (without the first 0) + the number.

To call home from South Korea

001, 002 or 008 + country code (UK 44 and Ireland 353) + area code (without the first 0) + the number.

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