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Korea, Republic of

Country Introduction:

South Korea is located in eastern Asia on a peninsula between China and Japan and is about the size of Indiana. Officially the Republic of Korea, it is one of the most ethnically and linguistically homogenous in the world and value education and etiquette very highly. Korean culture is unique and exciting, consisting of the spicy Kimchi dish, tteok traditional rice cakes, and much more.

Link to the Department of State:
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2800.htm

Physical Geography:
Culture and People:

Overview

Language

Religion and Beliefs

Food

Demography and Ethnicity

Institutions (e.g., family, government)

Gender and Sexuality

Higher Education

Hazards and Risks:
Health and Insurance:
Current Issues:

http://www.korea.net/news.do

Immigration:

http://immigration.go.kr/HP/IMM80/index.do

Cost of Living:

http://www.numbeo.com/cost-of-living/city_result.jsp?country=South+Korea&city=Seoul

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Getting Around South Korea:

Additional Resources:

University of Central Florida
Office of International Studies
4000 Central Florida Blvd, Millican Hall room 107 Orlando, FL 32816
Telephone (407) 882-2300 | Fax (407) 882-0240 | studyabroad@ucf.edu