Other Informations

Currency

 

The unit of currency is Korean Won (KRW), expressed as . Coin denominations are 10, 50, 100 and 500. Bank notes are 1,000, 5,000, 10,000 and 50,000.

As of August 2019, the exchange rate is approximately 1,230 for $1 (USD).

 

 

Electricity

 

The standard electricity supply is 220 volts AC/60 cycles.

The power plugs and sockets are of type C and F.

 

설명: Power plugs and sockets type C are used in South Korea

Type F : This socket also works with plug C and E

 

설명: Power plugs and sockets type F are used in South Korea

Type C : This socket also works with plug E and F

 

 

Emergency Dial Number

 

119: Emergencies for fire, Rescue & Hospital Services, Medical emergency

112: Police

129: First Aid Services

 

ø These services are available 24 hours.

 

 

Insurance

 

Participants are advised to get adequate travel and health insurance before leaving their respective countries.

 

 

Time zone

 

Korea is 9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +9) and does observe daylight savings time.