South Korea

Republic in East Asia

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South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying to the east of the Asian mainland. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone and has a predominantly mountainous terrain. It comprises an estimated 51.4 million residents distributed over 100,363ย km2 (38,750ย sqย mi). Its capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of around 10 million.

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Selling out stadiums across the globe, topping the Billboard charts, and landing on Time magazine's Most Influential People List โ€“ it's the South Korean boy..
Credit: CBS News - Published 15 hours ago

South Korean megastars return to Seoul to launch their latest album, "Map of the Soul: Persona." (April 17)
Credit: USATODAY.com - Published 5 days ago

South Korean police arrested a 42-year-old man on Wednesday after he set his apartment on fire then stabbed to death five people who tried to flee from the..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Monday he will pursue "in earnest" another summit with Kim Jong Un despite the North Korean leader's recent criticism..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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