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Facts about South Korea

Are you planning to visit South Korea? If Yes, then you are very lucky. This country is famous for its unique culture and rich heritage. After reading this article, you will learn some interesting facts about South Korea .

The coastline of South Korea stretches for 6 km 228, the country is almost 3,000 Islands, concentrated mainly in the Yellow sea and the Korean Strait. Only a few of them lie in the East sea.

The total land area is about 500 square kilometers 99.

The landscape of South Korea is predominantly rough and mountainous with small areas of arable land.

The extinct volcano of Hallasan (Hallasan), located at 1,950 metres, is the highest point of South Korea.

South Korea is known as the “hermit Kingdom” and “Land of the morning calm”.

The South Korean climate is continental, summers are hot and humid, while winter is dry and cold.

The largest cities are Seoul (Seoul), Busan (Pusan), Daegu (Taegu), Incheon (Incheon) and Gwangju (Kwangju).

The largest city and capital is Seoul, the second largest Metropolitan city in the world.

The national anthem is called “Aegukka” (“Song of love for the Motherland”), he was adopted on August 15, 1948.

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Tourist Information about Japan

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE COUNTRY:

CAPITAL:

Tokyo.

POPULATION:

In Japan there are 126,7 million people (1999), on the main island of Honshu – 101 million on the island of Kyushu – 13.4 million on the island of Shikoku – 4.2 million and on Hokkaido island – 5.7 million people.

Japan’s population is extremely homogeneous in the racial, ethnic, linguistic and religious relations. However there are approx. 600 thousand Koreans, although many of them were born and raised in the Islands, speak Japanese and sometimes Japanese names are. Another minority – this, or burakumin, descendants of the medieval caste, the members of which were engaged in slaughtering, dressing of leather, were the garbage men, clowns and were considered “people of the meanest professions.” Currently, there are about 3 million burakumin.

GEOGRAPHY:

The state total area 377688 sq km, is located in East Asia, located on the 4 large Islands: Kyushu, Shikoku, Honshu, Hokkaido, the Ryukyu Islands and more than 4,000 smaller Islands. On the North it is washed by sea of Okhotsk, in the East – the Pacific ocean, on the South by the Pacific ocean and East China sea, on the West by the Korea Strait and the sea of Japan.

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In South Korea for a holiday

Once South and North Korea were one country. But one day went their separate ways. Since then, North Korea is visited by only the most intrepid tourists, but South has a reputation for great entertainment, rich neighborhoods and, of course, a well-known song Gangnam Style.

THE CLIMATE AND LOCATION OF SOUTH KOREA

South Korea is located in Asia and on land borders only with North Korea. By sea its nearest neighbors – China and Japan. It is washed by Japanese and Eastern-Chinese seas of the Pacific ocean.

The climate in South Korea monsoon, the summers are hot and humid, and winters relatively cold and dry.

HOW TO GET FROM THE CRIMEA TO SOUTH KOREA

Of course, in such a distant country, such as South Korea, from the Crimea there are no direct flights. Need to get through the city of Russia or the countries of South-East Asia.

VISA REGIME OF SOUTH KOREA

The citizens of Russia and CIS countries for entrance to Republic of Korea from 1 January 2014 do not require a visa, provided that the period of stay does not exceed 60 days, and the purpose of the visit is tourism, visiting friends or relatives, a short business trip or transit.

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