SOUTH KOREA


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Flag

Emblem

Territory
100,363 km2 (107th)

Capital
Seoul

Language
Korean

Motto
'Benefit broadly in the human world'

National Flower
Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

National Animal
Korean magpie (Pica sericea)

National Animal
Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)






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South Korea Flag

South Korea, formally the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a nation in East Asia, establishing the southern piece of the Korean Peninsula and deceiving the east of the Asian territory. The name Korea is gotten from Goguryeo which was one of the incredible powers in East Asia amid now is the right time, governing the vast majority of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, portions of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. South Korea lies in the north mild zone and has a prevalently rugged territory. Prehistoric studies shows that the Korean Peninsula was possessed by early people beginning from the Lower Paleolithic period (2.6 Ma– 300 Ka). The historical backdrop of Korea starts with the establishment of Gojoseon in 2333 BCE by the mythic ruler Dangun, yet no archeological proof and composing was found from this period. The Gija Joseon was purportedly established in eleventh century BCE, and its reality and job has been dubious in the cutting edge period. The composed authentic record on Gojoseon (Old Joseon) was first referenced in Chinese records in the mid seventh century BCE. Following the unification of the Three Kingdoms of Korea under Unified Silla in CE 668, Korea was in this manner controlled by the Goryeo line (918– 1392) and the Joseon line (1392– 1910). It was added by the Empire of Japan in 1910. Toward the finish of World War II, Korea was isolated into Soviet and U.S. zones of occupations. A different race was held in the U.S. zone in 1948 which prompted the production of the Republic of Korea (ROK), while the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) was built up in the Soviet zone. The Korean War started in June 1950 when powers from North Korea attacked South Korea. The war kept going three years and included the U.S., China, the Soviet Union and a few different countries. The outskirt between the two countries remains the most vigorously braced on the planet. Under long-term military pioneer Park Chung-hee, the South Korean economy developed altogether and the nation was changed into a G-20 noteworthy economy. Military standard finished in 1987, and the nation is currently a presidential republic comprising of 17 authoritative divisions.


Emblem


South Korea Emblem

Territory


South Korea Map

100,363 km2 (107th)


Capital


South Korea Capital

Seoul

Seoul, authoritatively the Seoul Special City, is the capital and biggest city of South Korea. With encompassing Incheon city and Gyeonggi territory, Seoul frames the core of the Seoul Capital Area. Seoul is positioned as the fourth biggest metropolitan economy on the planet and is bigger than London and Paris. Deliberately arranged on the Han River, Seoul's history extends back more than two thousand years, when it was established in 18 BCE by the general population of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea. The city was later assigned the capital of Korea under the Joseon tradition. Seoul is encompassed by a hilly and uneven scene, with Bukhan Mountain situated on the northern edge of the city. Similarly as with its long history, the Seoul Capital Area contains five UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Changdeok Palace, Hwaseong Fortress, Jongmyo Shrine, Namhansanseong and the Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty.


Languague


South Korea Languague

Korean



Motto


South Korea Motto

'Benefit broadly in the human world'



National Flower


South Korea National Flower

Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus)

Hibiscus syriacus is a types of blooming plant in the mallow family Malvaceae. It is local to south-focal and southeast China, however generally presented somewhere else, including a lot of Asia. It was given the appellation syriacus in light of the fact that it had been gathered from patio nurseries in Syria. Regular names incorporate the Korean rose (Republic of Korea), rose of Sharon (particularly in North America), Syrian ketmia or rose mallow (United Kingdom) and rosa de Sharon (Brazil). Hibiscus syriacus is a solid deciduous bush. It is upstanding and vase-formed, achieving 2– 4 m (7– 13 ft) in stature, bearing expansive trumpet-molded blooms with conspicuous yellow-tipped white stamens. The blooms are regularly pink in shading, however can likewise be dull pink (practically purple), light pink or white. Singular blooms are fleeting, enduring just multi day. Be that as it may, various buds created on the bush's new development give productive blossoming over a long summer sprouting period. The dirt where the Hibiscus flourishes with is a soggy, yet well-depleted, blend of sand, earth, chalk, and topsoil. Keeping up a soluble, unbiased pH (5.5 – 7.0) levels. Hibiscus syriacus is exceptionally tolerant of air contamination, heat, dampness, poor soil and dry season. Shoots make fascinating indoor vase cuttings, as they remain green for quite a while, and some new blooms may open from the more adult buds. The species has naturalized very well in numerous rural zones, and may even be named marginally intrusive, so much of the time it seeds around.


National Animal


South Korea National Animal

Korean magpie (Pica sericea)

The Korean magpie or Oriental magpie (Pica sericea), known as "kkachi" in Korean, is a types of jaybird found in Korea and China. It is a typical image of the Korean personality, and has been embraced as the "official feathered creature" of various South Korean urban areas, regions and territories. Its dispersion isn't restricted to the Korean Peninsula and whenever considered a legitimate animal groups its range may stretch out nearly to the Himalayas. Thus, other vernacular names might be utilized for this fowl, for example Asian jaybird. Contrasted with the European jaybird, it varies not in size but rather is fairly stockier, with a relatively shorter tail and longer wings. The back, tail, and especially the remiges show solid purplish-blue glow with barely any green tones. The populaces discovered east of the Tibetan Plateau, which may have a place with this animal varieties, are bigger (the biggest Pica jaybirds). They have a backside plumage that is for the most part dark, with however a couple and regularly concealed hints of the white band which interfaces the white shoulder fixes in their relatives. The Korean jaybird has a similar call as the European jaybird, yet a lot gentler.


National Animal


South Korea National Animal

Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)

The Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris) is a tiger populace in the Far East, especially the Russian Far East and Northeast China. This populace occupies chiefly the Sikhote Alin mountain area in southwest Primorye Province in the Russian Far East. The Siberian tiger once went all through Korea, north China, Russian Far East, and eastern Mongolia. Aftereffects of a phylogeographic examine looking at mitochondrial DNA from Caspian tigers and living tiger subspecies demonstrate that the regular precursor of the Siberian and Caspian tigers colonized Central Asia from eastern China, by means of the Gansu-Silk Road passage, and afterward consequently navigated Siberia eastbound to build up the Siberian tiger populace in the Russian Far East. The Caspian and Siberian tiger populaces were the northernmost in terrain Asia. The Siberian tiger was additionally called Amur tiger, Manchurian tiger, Korean tiger, and Ussurian tiger. The tiger is ruddy corroded, or corroded yellow in shading, with tight dark transverse stripes. The body length isn't under 150 cm (60 in), condylobasal length of skull 250 mm (10 in), zygomatic width 180 mm (7 in), and length of upper carnassial tooth more than 26 mm (1 in) long. It has an all-encompassing supple body remaining on rather short legs with a genuinely long tail.


Demonym(s)

South Korean-Korean

Population

51,446,201
(2017 estimate)

Currency

Korean Republic won (KRW)

Time Zone

UTC+9

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