About North Korea - Main Page Note After the Korean War, the Korean Peninsula was divided into two separate countries. Although both countries share a 5,000 year history together, they've http://www.asianinfo.org/asianinfo/north korea/north_korea.htm
Extractions: Click for Large View To South Korea Travel Guide Weather Note: After the Korean War, the Korean Peninsula was divided into two separate countries. Although both countries share a 5,000 year history together, they've been separated from each other for the last 50 years. Therefore, the historical and cultural information about North Korea is similar to that of South Korea. Underground Churches in North Korea 13 Year Old US Boy to Protest for Peace at G20 Jonathan Lee, 13, from Mississippi is in Seoul, South Korea to promote peace and reunification on the Korean peninsula at the G20 Summit. It is in an effort to bring awareness of the situation in Korea and his suggestion of a Children's Peace Forest in the DMZ.
Extractions: games, quizzes Editor's Favorites Search: Infoplease Info search tips Search: Biographies Bio search tips Share World Countries ... Korea, South Next Map of Korea, South President: Lee Myung-bak (2008) Prime Minister: Kim Hwang Sik (2010) Land area: 37,911 sq mi (98,189 sq km) Population (2010 est.): 48,636,068 (growth rate: 0.2%); birth rate: 8.7/1000; infant mortality rate: 4.2/1000; life expectancy: 78.8; density per sq km: 501 Capital and largest city (2003 est.): Seoul, 10,287,847 (city proper) Other large cities: Pusan, 3,504,900; Inchon, 2,479,600 (part of Seoul metro. area); Taegu, 2,369,800 Monetary unit: won Index Korea, South Main Page U.S., UN Troops Support South Korea Instability Follows Truce North Korea Tests Sunshine Policy Series of Leaders Encounter Criticism ... Tension Flares Between North and South Over Sinking of Sub Slightly larger than Indiana, South Korea lies below the 38th parallel on the Korean peninsula. It is mountainous in the east; in the west and south are many harbors on the mainland and offshore islands.
Extractions: Pictures of North Korea. Welcome to the InfoHub North Korea pictures and images page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of North Korea as well as a wealth of information on the subject of North Korea images and photos. You can also find unique vacations and tours available for North Korea. This "pictures of North Korea" page will be updated frequently, so visit often. Search Vacations You Never Knew Existed: - Select Activity - All Vacations Culture Tours Pictures from North Korea Thematic pictures from North Korea. Travel pictures Images of North Korea - photos Pyongyang and much more: the DPRK from the Chinese border at Sinuiju till the 38-th parallel at Panmunjom, etc. North Korea (DPRK) images Travel photos from North Korea: Monument to Soviet soldiers. Views from Moran Hill. Birth place of Kim Il-song, Palace of Pioneers and Schoolchildren, Streets, shops, traditions, life, etc. Photographs by Mahmood Poonja www.peterlanger.com features many photographs of North Korea and Asia. TrekEarh photos This North Korea photo gallery is part of the TrekEarth Photo Gallery, a website devoted to photos from around the world.
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Extractions: Korean culture is very interesting and full of wonderful traditions. It is a magical place where you find both perfect peace and harmony, but unfortunately wars and tragedies as well. Korean culture rarely falls short of amazing. Use the table below to quickly jump to the section you are interested in. Geography Language Major Cities Traditional Korea ... People Korea is a small penninsula on the far East side of Asia. It is between China and Japan. It is connected to mainland Asia in the North. It is separated from China and Russia by the Yalu River and the Tuman River. Between Korea and Japan is the East Sea. To the West between Korea and China is the Yellow Sea. The size of Korea is roughly 1,000 kilometers in length. Korea is a divided country. At the End of World War II in 1948, Korea was divided at the 38th parallel. This resulted in North Korea and South Korea. North Korea became communist, while South Korea did not. (This was based on the deal at the end of the War, dividing the country in two just as Germany had been). North Korea is also known as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and South Korea is also known as the Republic of Korea. South Korea, or the Republic of North Korea is slightly larger in physical size, while South Korea's population size is about twice as large as North Korea's population size. The fact that this division occurred has left both North and South Korea on the bridge of war The Korean language is shared between both North and South Korea and is part of the Altaic language family. There are various dialects but the language is generally understood everywhere. 65 million people speak the Language, with 45 million speaking it in South Korea. The language is considered one of the best and most well planned languages in history. Hangul is the Korean name of the language. The alphabet was created by King Sejong in 1446. The alphabet is extremely easy to
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