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Country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula, and sharing a land border with North Korea. Wikipedia

  • Korea

    Region in East Asia. Since 1945 it has been divided into two sovereign states: North Korea (officially the "Democratic People's Republic of Korea") and South Korea (officially the "Republic of Korea"). Wikipedia

  • North Korea

    Country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Bordered to the north by China and by Russia along the Amnok and Tumen rivers, and to the south by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two. Wikipedia

  • List of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts. For help on how to use this list, see the introduction below. Wikipedia

  • History of Korea

    About the history of Korea up to the division of Korea in 1945. For subsequent Korean history, see History of North Korea and History of South Korea. Wikipedia

  • Indonesia–South Korea relations

    Indonesia–South Korea relations (한국–인도네시아 관계) (Indonesian: Hubungan Indonesia–Korea Selatan) are the bilateral foreign relations between the two nations of Indonesia and South Korea. The two countries sharing a common vision, values and the will to contribute to the international community as middle powers. Wikipedia

  • Korean reunification

    Korean reunification refers to the potential reunification of North Korea and South Korea into a single Korean sovereign state. Started by the June 15th North–South Joint Declaration in June 2000, and was reaffirmed by the Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula in April 2018, and the joint statement of the United States President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un at the Singapore Summit in June 2018. Wikipedia

  • Korean wave

    Increase in global popularity of South Korean culture since the 1980s. First driven by the spread of K-dramas and K-pop across East, South and Southeast Asia during its initial stages, the Korean Wave evolved from a regional development into a global phenomenon, carried by the Internet and social media and the proliferation of K-pop music videos on YouTube. Wikipedia

  • North Korea–South Korea relations

    North Korea–South Korea relations (or alternatively inter-Korean relations) are the diplomatic relationships between the two states of the Korean Peninsula. Annexed by Japan in 1910, the Korean Peninsula has been divided since the end of World War II in 1945. Wikipedia

  • History of South Korea

    The history of South Korea formally begins with its establishment on 15 August 1948. Noting that, South Korea and North Korea are entirely different countries, despite still being on the same peninsula. Wikipedia

  • Outline of South Korea

    Provided as an overview of and topical guide to South Korea: South Korea – densely populated sovereign presidential republic located on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. Wikipedia

  • China

    Country in East Asia. World's most populous country, with a population of around 1.4 billion in 2019. Wikipedia

  • United States

    Country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions. Wikipedia

  • Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea

    Partially recognized Korean government-in-exile based in Shanghai, China, and later in Chungking, during the Japanese colonial rule of Korea. Enacted. Wikipedia

  • Korean language

    East Asian language spoken by about 77 million people. Official and national language of both Koreas: North Korea and South Korea, with different standardized official forms used in each country. Wikipedia

  • Korean conflict

    Ongoing conflict based on the division of Korea between North Korea and South Korea (Republic of Korea), both of which claim to be the sole legitimate government and state of all of Korea. Backed by the Soviet Union, China, and its communist allies, while South Korea was backed by the United States and its Western allies. Wikipedia

  • Republic of Korea Navy

    Naval warfare service branch of the South Korean armed forces, responsible for naval and amphibious operations. The ROK Navy includes the Republic of Korea Marine Corps, which functions as a branch of the Navy. Wikipedia

  • Lee Myung-bak

    Former South Korean politician, businessman, and convicted felon who served as President of South Korea from 2008 to 2013. The CEO of Hyundai Engineering and Construction, as well as the mayor of Seoul from 1 July 2002, to 30 June 2006. Wikipedia

  • Politics of South Korea

    Head of state, and of a multi-party system. Vested in both the government and the National Assembly. Wikipedia

  • Korea under Japanese rule

    Between 1910 and 1945, the Empire of Japan placed Korea under Japanese rule or Japanese Occupation. Joseon Korea had come into the Japanese sphere of influence with the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1876, and a complex coalition of the Meiji government, military, and business officials Wikipedia

  • Korean War

    War between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the support of the United Nations, principally from the United States). The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following clashes along the border and insurrections in the south. Wikipedia

  • Seoul

    Capital and largest metropolis of South Korea. Seoul has a population of 9.7 million people, and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area with the surrounding Incheon metropolis and Gyeonggi province. Wikipedia

  • Korean nationalist historiography

    Way of writing Korean history that centers on the Korean minjok, an ethnically or racially defined Korean nation. This kind of historiography emerged in the early twentieth century among Korean intellectuals who wanted to foster national consciousness to achieve Korean independence from Japanese domination. Wikipedia

  • Division of Korea

    For centuries before 1945, Korea had been a unified political entity. The origins of the modern division of Korea trace to the period of Japan's colonial rule over Korea (1910-1945). Wikipedia

  • Koreans

    East Asian ethnic group native to Korea and Southwestern Manchuria. Koreans mainly live in the two Korean states: North Korea and South Korea (collectively and simply referred to as just Korea). Wikipedia

  • Japan–Korea disputes

    Ruled by the Imperial Japanese government starting with the Japan–Korea Treaty of 1910. South Korea and North Korea both obtained independence with the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in 1945 which ended World War II. Wikipedia

  • Constitution of South Korea

    Supreme law of South Korea. Promulgated on July 17, 1948, and was last revised on October 29, 1987. Wikipedia

  • Japan

    Island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Bordered on the west by the Sea of Japan, and extends from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north toward the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south. Wikipedia

  • First Republic of Korea

    The government of South Korea from August 1948 to April 1960. Founded on 15 August 1948 after the transfer from the United States Army Military Government that governed South Korea since the end of Japanese rule in 1945, becoming the first independent capitalist republican government in Korea. Wikipedia

  • History of the Republic of Korea Navy

    Founded on November 11, 1945 as Marine Defense Group after Korea was liberated from the Empire of Japan. Oldest service within the ROK Armed Forces. Wikipedia

  • List of companies of South Korea

    Sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. Highly urbanized at 92%, South Koreans lead a distinctive urban lifestyle; half of them live in high-rises concentrated in the Seoul Capital Area with 25 million residents and the world's sixth-leading global city with the fourth-largest economy and seventh-most sustainable city in the world. Wikipedia


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  • Philadelphia's Asian American population originates mainly from China, India, Vietnam, South Korea, and the Philippines.Philadelphia-Wikipedia
  • Under a United Nations umbrella, hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops fought to prevent the takeover of South Korea by North Korea and later to invade the northern nation.United States Army-Wikipedia
  • Indonesia has also joined the South Korean programme to manufacture the fifth-generation jet fighter KAI KF-X.Indonesia-Wikipedia
  • On the anti-communist side, South Korea (a.k.a. the Republic of Korea, ROK) had the second-largest contingent of foreign troops in South Vietnam after the United States.Vietnam War-Wikipedia
  • Korea, formerly under Japanese rule, was divided and occupied by the Soviet Union in the North and the United States in the South between 1945 and 1948.World War II-Wikipedia
  • Mexico has the sixth largest electronics industry in the world after China, United States, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan.Mexico-Wikipedia

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