South Korea

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South Korea is a relatively small country but has seen its economy grow steadily since 2009. It is the third biggest in Asia and also the seventh-largest exporter in the world, with its top products being integrated circuits and cars. Beyond the skyscrapers, South Korea boasts a spectacular natural landscape, 64% of which is covered in forest.

  • The most wired country in the world, South Korea has 82.7% Internet penetration, a virtual supermarket, GPS machines in every cab, digital countdowns at bus stops.
  • It offers some of the world's best skincare products and has been reported to have the highest per capita rate of cosmetic surgery in the world.