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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, and commonly referred to as Korea, is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is derived from the Kingdom of Goryeo, also spelled as Koryŏ. It shares land borders with North Korea to the north, and oversea borders with Japan to the east and China to the west. Roughly half of the country's 50 million people reside in the metropolitan area surrounding its capital, the Seoul Capital Area, which is the second largest in the world with over 25 million residents.


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Google previewBullying and Violence in South Korea (2017)

From Home to School and Beyond by Trent Bax

South Korea is an unstable society, because everyone in this society always feels uncomfortable and has a worrying feeling...

Google previewThe Plaid Avenger's World (2008)

by Plaid Avenger, Klaus Shmidheiser

South Korea is a capitalist democracy with the world's tenth largest economy while North Korea is still a communist dictatorship whose population is starving. However, there is a Korean reunification movement and the two Koreas are trying to ...

Google previewKorea South Company Laws and Regulations Handbook Volume 2 Practical Information, Regulations, Contacts (2016)

by IBP. Inc.

South Korea is a presidential republic consisting of 16 administrative divisions. South Korea is d developed country with high living standards ond is a full democracy. It is d Highincome OECD member, hoving the fourth largest economy in ...

Google previewWe Visit South Korea (2014)

by Leavitt Amie

South Korea is a beautiful country with mountains, rolling hills, river basins, low- lying coastal areas, and forests. Mountains and hills make up...

Google previewA Search for Enemies (1992)

America's Alliances After the Cold War by Ted Galen Carpenter

security obligation in East Asia, the commitment to defend South Korea is a close second. The foundation for that obligation is a mutual defense treaty signed in October 1953 and ratified ...

Google previewUnderstanding Public Diplomacy in East Asia (2016)

Middle Powers in a Troubled Region by Jan Melissen, Yul Sohn

While embracing traditional Confucian ethics, modern South Korea is a vibrant democracy with dense horizontal social...

One benefit of middle power diplomacy to South Korea is that the country can broaden the diplomatic space between its ...

Google previewAround the World Coloring Book (2005)

by Winky Adam

South Korea is a major producer of technological equipment and electronics. Pyongyang This is Changdeokgung Palace in Seoul, dating back six hundred years from the Every year in ancient Choson Dynasty. the fall, there is a farmers' / folk ...

Google previewGeopolitics (2014)

The Geography of International Relations by Saul Bernard Cohen

Only South Korea is an important rim trading partner. The dream of a Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, which a resource-poor Japan pursued through its bloody occupation not only of the Asia-Pacific Rim but also elsewhere in ...

Google previewNorth Korea (2006)

by Charles Piddock

Capitalist South Korea is an economic dynamo, one of the world's most powerful economies. A functioning democracy with a relatively free press, South Korea is one of Asia's richest nations. Its living standards are much higher than those of ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Republic of Korea (2015)

by James E. Hoare

Although cordial and amicable relations developed between South Korea and many countries, some incidents created friction. The military revolution of May 1961 and subsequent suppression of civil liberties by the South Korean government ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Developing World (2013)

by Thomas M. Leonard

By the 1990s Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan became prosperous nations. The inclusion of the latter three countries suggests that an economic definition of the "Developing World" remains too simplified. Beyond economic development ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy since the Cold War (2007)

by Tom Lansford

The countries joined Japan, South Korea, and the United States in negotiations with North Korea in August 2003 that were dubbed the Six-Party Talks. Successive rounds of negotiations failed to create a new agreement. On 3 October 2006, ...

Google previewThe Oxford Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus (2002)

by Elizabeth Jewell

Korea, South (see South Korea) ( formerlyWestern Samoa) Western Samoa (see Samoa) Yugoslavia (see Serbia and. Country Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Country Capital Astana Nairobi Bairiki ( on Tarawa) ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of South American Cinema (2014)

by Peter H. Rist

A couple of years later there was Iran, and then Argentina, South Korea” (Smith and Jones 2012, 64). J. Hoberman ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Journalism (2007)

by Stephen L. Vaughn

The dividingline between Northand South Korea, the thirtyeighth parallel became thepoint of reference for much of the coverage. The only significant naval action of the war was the Inchon landing. MacArthur was succeeded by General ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Geography (2004)

by Gerald Rudolph Pitzl

Asian Tigers refers to South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Singapore, each of which made dramatic advances in economic growth in the late twentieth century. The amazing success of Japan, rising from its defeat after World War II to its ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Elder Care (2007)

The Comprehensive Resource on Geriatric and Social Care, Second Edition by Eugenia L. Siegler, MD, FACP, Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN, Mathy Mezey, EdD, RN, FAAN

Heajong Shin, PhD, MSW Department of Social Welfare Soonchunhyang University Asan, Chungnam, South Korea Jonathan A. Ship, DMD Bluestone Center for Clinical Research College of Dentistry New York University New York, NY Hilary ...

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Part of my heritage being Korean, it's going to be interesting going to Korea and answering these questions dealing with North and South Korea. (Rick Yune)
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