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South Korea is a republic with powers shared between the president and the legislature. The president is chief of state and is elected for a term of 5 years. The 273 members of the unicameral National Assembly are elected to 4-year terms. Suffrage is universal at age 20.

Source: U.S. Department of State

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South Korea's judicial system comprises a Supreme Court, appellate courts, and a Constitutional Court. The country has nine provinces and six administratively separate cities (Seoul, Pusan, Inchon, Taegu, Kwangju, and Taejon).

Source: U.S. Department of State

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