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Background Note: South Korea __ A full national profile with history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department -

CIA - The World Factbook -- Korea, South __ A detailed view of South Korea including history, culture, political structure, economy and many other topics. - From US Central Intelligence Agency - 

Colleges and Universities - South Korea __ A list of schools with direct contact links. - From Robert-Jan Bulter -

Country Profile: South Korea __ A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "When the leaders of South and North Korea shook hands on the tarmac of Pyongyang airport in June 2000, it was possible to forget that their two countries were still technically at war, as they have been since 1953 when their conflict ended without a peace agreement...Since their division, South Korea has developed into one of Asia's most affluent countries, while the North has slipped into poverty." - illustrated - From BBC -

Economy of South Korea __ "The economy of South Korea is the fourth largest in Asia and the twelfth largest in the world in terms of market exchange nominal GDP as of 2006." An encyclopedic article. - From wikipedia - 
Ethnologue report for Korea, South __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in South Korea. - From SIL International -


The Korea Herald : The Nation's No.1 English Newspaper __ Online news source from Korea - illustrated - From Korean Herald -

Korea National Tourism Organization - Welcome to Korea __ Here you will find all you need to know to plan a business trip or exciting vacation. English language link upper right corner of page. - illustrated - From Korea National Tourism Organization - Korean Government Homepage __ Official website for the government of South Korea - illustrated - From the government of South Korea -

Maps Of South Korea __ You will find a wide variety of map resources. Select from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From - 

South Korea __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress -

South Korea __ A guide to law, constitution/s, legal history, international agreements and more. - From Law Library of Congress -

South Korea __ "It's a miracle that South Korea still exists. With China looming to its west and Japan nudging it from the east, it's no wonder the country has played unwilling host to centuries of war games. Poking delicately into the East Sea/Sea of Japan, the little peninsula has proved an irresistibly tasty morsel to its hungry neighbours. But no matter how often they try to swallow it, South Korea, like plasticine, comes out the other end largely intact." History, culture, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet -

South Korea Economy, Economy Of South Korea, South Korea Economy ... __ You will find an overview of the economy of South Korea broken down by sector and social indicators. - From - 

South Korea: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From -

Korea, South: History, Geography, Government, and Culture ... __ "Information on Korea, South — geography, history, politics, government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, ..." More too. - illustrated - From -

south korea map and map of south korea information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of South Korea, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From -
South Korea Photos __ Here are galleries of click-to-enlarge photo images, pictures of South Korea. - illustrated - From -

Korea, South Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of South Korea as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of South Korea and more. - illustrated - From -


South Korea pictures, South Korea images __ "Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of South Korea as well as a wealth of information on the subject of South Korea images and photos." - illustrated - From - 

South Korea Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a portion of the South Korea video clips have been reviewed by There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From - 


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