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Korea, South - Learning Links
South Korea regional resources.
Sep 10, 2004, 19:26
South Korea - Color Map
Explore the country of South Korea with this helpful color map.
Aug 3, 2008, 19:34
South Korea - Economy
Since the early 1960s, South Korea has achieved an incredible record of growth and integration into the high-tech modern world economy. Four decades ago GDP per capita was comparable with levels in the poorer countries of Africa and Asia. Today its GDP per capita is 18 times North Korea's and equal to the lesser economies of the European Union.
Jan 3, 2005, 20:03
South Korea - Flag
Learn about the flag of the country of South Korea.
Jan 3, 2005, 19:28
South Korea - Geography
South Korea is located in Eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea.
Jan 3, 2005, 19:46
South Korea - Government
The capital of the country of South Korea is Seoul.
Jan 3, 2005, 19:57
South Korea - Introduction
Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a republic was set up in the southern half of the Korean Peninsula while a Communist-style government was installed in the north.
Jan 3, 2005, 19:40
South Korea - Military
Citizens of South Korea must serve 24-28 months of compulsory military service between the ages of 20 - 30 years old.
Jan 3, 2005, 20:23
South Korea - People
The primary language of South Korea is Korean, and English widely taught in junior high and high school.
Jan 3, 2005, 19:52
South Korea - Transnational Issues
Demilitarized Zone has separated North from South Korea since 1953.
Jan 3, 2005, 20:19
South Korea - Transportation
The ports and harbors in South Korea include:Chinhae, Inch'on, Kunsan, Masan, Mokp'o, P'ohang, Pusan, Tonghae-hang, Ulsan, and Yosu.
Jan 3, 2005, 20:08