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

 

People in Mission

    Abigail Reed

    Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK)

    Thomas Smith

    Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK)

    Lydia Yang

    Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK)

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Upon My Return

Thomas Smith IV serves with the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK). When I...

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Abigail Reed

Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK)

Lydia Yang

Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK)