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1 South Korea a pen-pal exchange

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3 Geography Peninsula on the eastern side of Asia North-eastern hemisphere 38,691 sq. miles 70% mountains and hills Borders the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan Hot and wet in summer cold and dry in winter. Seasonal winds called monsoons affect weather throughout the year. The east coast is less cold in winter

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5 Language Speaking Korean Many people that speak Korean Alphabet is Hangul Like Chinese characters h-korea/native-lingo

6 South Korean History Developed in 2333 B.C. Divided into 3 kingdoms Was under rule of China and Japan 1392 Choson Dynasty (Yi Dynasty) Rulers: Rhee, Park, and Choi (Chun) Korean War from North and South Korea

7 Population In the year 1960 South Korea had a population of million people The population increased in 2010 to % of the population are women and 50% of men About 70% are from the age of About 18% are from the age of 0-14 and 10% are 65 and up

8 Religion Freedom of religion 25% Buddhists, 20% Protestants, 10% Roman Catholics most South Koreans participate in at least some Confucian practices philosophy based on the ideas of the Chinese philosopher Confucius Many people consider Confucianism a religion

9 Education Schooling as a child Collage Uniforms High school, Non- interactive class Specialty schools- Vocation schools- Education expected to be taken seriously- Subjects like ours, BUT they all learn English

10 Recreation Some of their hobbies are... Reading Computer games Drawing Playing instruments Watching TV and movies Sports Riding bikes Learning new languages

11 Recreation South Korean kids play sports like... Touch and tag rugby Korean Wrestling Soccer Football Baseball Running

12 Food Mainly rice diet Kimchi ( Spiced and pickled cabbages) Dumplings (Filled pasta) Miyeok guk (Seaweed soup)

13 What is South Korea? places/find/south-korea/ places/find/south-korea/

14 Sights in South Korea outh-korea/sightseeing outh-korea/sightseeing

15 A Day in South Korea outh-korea/day-in-life outh-korea/day-in-life

16 General Information le/south-korea le/south-korea


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