South Korea is exotic, although, however, and modernity. Located in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula.
South Korea is a highly developed country with beautiful scenery, and friendly people. After the Second world war the country became a Republic. The country covers a dense network of canals, rivers and vast areas covered with forests, which cover about 60% of the area of the whole country. The only neighbour of that country is North Korea, which has a much poorer nature. This is mainly due to the warmer climate and great coastline of South Korea.
The history of Korea is rooted in the year 2333 BC. According to the legend, it was then that Dan-gun founded the first Korean Kingdom – Cocoon. From 57 BC 676 lasted the Era of the Three Kingdoms. Three Royal dynasties: Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla then fought for influence over the country. In the end, the latter won. In the X century began the reign of the Koryo dynasty. Its significance is evidenced by the fact that the Cortex is where the name “Korea”. At the time Buddhism became the state religion and greatly influenced both culture and politics. In 1392, General Lee overthrew the Song dynasty with the help of their Chinese allies. That was the beginning of the Joseon dynasty, which ruled until 1910.
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Japan consists of four main Islands and many small ones with a total area of more than 377 thousand square kilometers, the country’s Capital Tokyo – very modern and lively city. Together with suburbs it forms a metropolis that is home to around one third of Japan’s population, so the population density of Tokyo and its suburbs is many times greater than the population density of the rest of the country. Most of Japan is covered by mountains, which is a magnificent spectacle, some of them are active volcanoes. Mount Fuji – the highest in Japan, it is known for its symmetrical silhouette.
The Climate Of Japan
When you go to a foreign country, you need to know its climate. The Japanese Islands lie in the North-Eastern part of the zone of monsoons. The climate is generally mild, although can change a lot depending on what part of the country you are. The summers are hot and humid, somewhere in mid-July, the rainy season begins, usually lasting for a month. Winter is also warm and Sunny, except only the North of the country. But the best is to visit Japan the seasons are, without a doubt, fall and spring.
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South Korea is the only state in the nation. 99, 9% of the population are Koreans, and only 0.1% are Chinese, Filipinos, Thais and Americans together.
The official language is Korean, but is widely distributed and use of English, but reviews say otherwise. According to them, servants to find hotels that are able to explain in English, not an easy task, which largely complicates communication. This shortcoming is easy to do goodwill total population of South Korea, rooted in the high piety of the people and in his knowledge of her unique national culture and history.
The ancestors of the Koreans
In particular, according to archaeological research, several millennia ago, the Korean Peninsula was inhabited by natives from the regions of present day Altai. They were protoattic, the descendants of whom, consider themselves Koreans present, but the predominant religion Confucianism has spread relatively recently, if she even can be considered a religion. For Koreans it is more a way of life and a code of social and ethical rules, as, for example, matching each person to the place occupied in society, the subordinate depends on superior, the son is from the father.
Holidays in South Korea
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