Here’s some brief information that you should know about south Korea!
→ The South Korean flag: The black lines are called Trigrams and they represent harmony. The yin-yang in the center, symbolizes balance within the universe.
→ South Korea’s population as of July 2009 was 48,508,972. Its capital, Seoul, is one of its largest cities with a population of over ten million.
→ The official language of South Korea is Korean but English is taught widely in the country’s schools. In addition, Japanese is common in South Korea.
→ The population of South Korea is composed of 99.9% Korean but 0.1% the population is Chinese.
→The dominant religious groups in South Korea are Christian and Buddhist, however a large percent of South Koreans claim no religious preference.
→ South Korea’s government is a republic with a single legislative body which is comprised of the National Assembly or Kukhoe. The executive branch is made up of chief of state who is the country’s president and a head of government who is the prime minister.
→ Most of South Korea’s topography is mountainous with its highest point being Halla-san at 6,398 feet (1,950 m). Halla-san is an extinct volcano.
→ Around two-thirds of the land in South Korea is forested. This includes the mainland and Continue reading