Korea

South Korea is located in Eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea.

Population (2014 est) – 49,039,986
Area – 61,960 mi
Capital – Seoul

Ethnic Background - homogeneous (except for about 20,000 Chinese)

Exports - semiconductors, wireless telecommunications equipment, motor vehicles, auto parts, computers, display, home appliances, wire telecommunication equipment, steel, ships, petrochemicals
Imports - machinery, electronics and electronic equipment, oil, steel, optical instruments, transport equipment, organic chemicals, plastics

Life Expectancy (2014 est) – M 77 years, F 83 years
Infant Mortality (2014 est) - 3.93 deaths/1,000 live births

Adult Illiteracy Rate – 2.1%

Advocacy

Seeking Peace with Justice in Korea

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