Published December 1991
by Hollym International Corporation .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||168|
General Facts about South Korea Total Population: 51,47 million people Capital: Seoul Life expectancy: 82,02 Highest Mountain: Halla-San ( meters) Land area: , km2 (38, sq mi) Largest Lake: Chungjuho Lake National Day: 15 August Government: . In case you’re not up on your phobia lingo, tetraphobia means to avoid the number four. One of the interesting facts about South Korea is that 4 is an unlucky number. Therefore, in elevators, you’ll often see floors 1, 2, 3, and F. 4 is the Scariest Number. Interesting Facts about South Korea #1 – Almost everywhere you want to go can be done as a day-trip from the major cities South Korea is roughly , square km in size, but more than half of the land is cloaked in forests. A s the Winter Olympics continue in South Korea, here we highlight some of the most interesting and quirky facts about the country.. 1. It’s heaven for tech junkies. Digital addicts will be.
#6: Taegeukgki The flag has a whole lot of philosophy behind it. The flag has a white background with a yin – yang symbol in the centre and four trigrams in the four corners of the flag. The Yin yang is in blue and red and represents the cosmic forces acting against each other to bring a . The highest mountain of South Korea is Halla-san, also called Mount Halla, with a height of m/ ft. Halla-san is a shield volcano and one of three volcanic mountains on the Korean peninsula. South Korea sits on the 'Ring of Fire' where earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur. Halla-san is an active volcano, however, it has not erupted in many centuries. 10 Interesting Facts about South Korea The name “Korea” comes from Goryeo, which was the name given to the dynasty established by General Wang Geon in AD Goryeo means “high and clear.” Some poetic interpretations of the name Korea are “Land of High Mountains and Sparkling Streams” and “Land of the Morning Calm.”Author: Jill Bartholomew. As the games begin, here are 11 facts about South Korea. Children born in South Korea are considered “one year old” when they are born, and will turn two on the next Lunar New Year. days after their birth, a celebration is held for the baby. South Korea .
Facts About Korea by Hollym International Staff (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important? ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Table of Contents: 10 shocking facts about Korean schools. 1 Americans Teaching in Korea; 2 Here’s 10 shocking facts I learned about Korean schools. 1. How long is a school day in South Korea? 2. Koreans have school on Saturdays. Korea is a peninsula lying between China on the west and north and Japan to the east. The whole Korean peninsula is ab square miles (, sq km). Korea is seperated into North and South Korea. South Korea is 37, sq mi (98, sq km) and its population is close to 50 million. Randall - Febru Korea is a pretty fun country, but there is a serious warping of manners. Korean people will come off to westerners as extremely rude. Not holding doors open in the slightest (when you look behind you to give someone that extra door nudge for them to grab), instead they let it slam right in your face, everyone chews with their mouth wide open, cutting in line is.