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South Korea is made up of 17 first-tier administrative divisions: 6 metropolitan cities (gwangyeoksi 광역시/廣域市), 1 special city (teukbyeolsi 특별시/特別市), 1 special self-governing city (teukbyeol-jachisi 특별자치시/特別自治市), and 9 provinces (do 도/道), including one special self-governing province (teukbyeol jachido 특별자치도/特別自治道).
Baekje (18 BC – 660 AD) was a kingdom located in southwest Korea.
Buan County (Buan-gun) is a county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.
The Democratic Party, also known as The Minjoo Party of KoreaOfficially "The Minjoo Party of Korea" or "The Minjoo", including "The" in their name.
The division of Korea between North and South Korea occurred after World War II, ending the Empire of Japan's 35-year rule over Korea in 1945.
During most of the Joseon Dynasty, Korea was divided into eight provinces (do; 도; 道).
The first Geumsan temple was built during the reign of King Beop of Baekje (r. 599–600 AD).
Gimje (Gimje-si) is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Ginkgo is a genus of highly unusual non-flowering plants.
Gochang County (Gochang-gun) is a county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.
Gunsan is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Gunsan Airport (군산공항) is an airport serving Gunsan, a city in the North Jeolla Province in South Korea.
Gyeon Hwon (867 - 27 September 936) was the king and founder of Hubaekje, one of the Later Three Kingdoms of Korea, and reigned from 892 to 935.
Gyeon Singeom (r. 935–936) was the second and final king of Hubaekje, one of the Later Three Kingdoms of Korea.
The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.
Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.
Honam (literally "south of the lake") is a region coinciding with the former Jeolla Province in what is now South Korea.
The Honam Expressway (Korean: 호남고속도로; Honam Gosok Doro) or Honamseon (호남선; 湖南線 for short) is a expressway serving the Honam region in South Korea.
Iksan (익산) is a city and major railway junction in North Jeolla Province, (commonly transliterated as Jeollabuk-do or Chollabuk-do) South Korea.
Imsil County (Imsil-gun) is a county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
This is a list of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region on Honshu island.
Jangsu County (Jangsu-gun) is a county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Jeju Island (Hangul: 제주도, Jejudo; previously Cheju-do) is the largest island off the coast of the Korean Peninsula, and the main island of Jeju Province of South Korea.
The Jeolla dialect of Korean (also known as Cholla), or Southwestern Korean, are spoken in the Honam region of South Korea, including the city of Gwangju.
Jeolla Province was a province in southwestern Korea, one of the historical Eight Provinces of Korea during the Kingdom of Joseon.
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors (전북 현대 모터스) is a professional football club based in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Jeongeup, also known as Jeongeup-si, is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Jeonju is the 16th largest city in South Korea and the capital of North Jeolla Province.
Jeonju Hanok Village is a village in the city of Jeonju, South Korea, and overlaps with the Pungnam-dong and Gyo-dong neighborhoods.
Jiangsu, formerly romanized as Kiangsu, is an eastern-central coastal province of the People's Republic of China.
Jinan County (Jinan-gun) is a county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
The Joseon dynasty (also transcribed as Chosŏn or Chosun, 조선; officially the Kingdom of Great Joseon, 대조선국) was a Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries.
is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyushu.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
Korean shamanism, also known as Shinism (Hangul 신교, Hanja 神敎; Shingyo or Shinkyo, "religion of the spirits/gods"), or Shindo (Hangul: 신도; Hanja: 神道, "way of the spirits/gods"), is the collective term for the ethnic religions of Korea which date back to prehistory, and consist in the worship of gods (신 shin) and ancestors (조상 josang).
Hubaekje or Later Baekje was one of the Later Three Kingdoms of Korea, along with Hugoguryeo and Silla.
Later Silla (668–935) or Unified Silla is the name often applied to the Korean kingdom of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea, after it conquered Baekje and Goguryeo in the 7th century, unifying the central and southern regions of the Korean peninsula.
This is a list of capital cities, including the legislature or seat of government, of South Korea and its current provinces and provincial-cities.
A city is a municipal administrative unit in South Korea.
List of all counties in South Korea: There are 82 counties in South Korea since Cheongwon County was dissolved on July 1, 2014 and annexed by Cheongju.
Magpies are birds of the Corvidae (crow) family.
Mahan was a loose confederacy of statelets that existed from around the 1st century BC to 5th century AD in the southern Korean peninsula in the Chungcheong and Jeolla provinces.
Mireuksa was the largest Buddhist temple in the ancient kingdom of Baekje in the Korean Peninsula.
Muju County (Muju-gun), is a county in North Jeolla Province (Jeollabuk-do), South Korea.
Namwon (Namwon-si) is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.
North Chungcheong Province, officially Chungcheongbuk-do, is a province in the centre of South Korea.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
Proto–Three Kingdoms of Korea (or Samhan) refers to the proto-historical period in the Korean Peninsula, after the fall of Gojoseon and before the maturation of Goguryeo, Baekje, and Silla into full-fledged kingdoms.
Provinces are one of the first-level divisions within South Korea.
The Samhan period of Korean history (also Proto-Three Kingdoms of Korea) comprises the confederacies of Mahan, Jinhan, and Byeonhan in the central and southern Korean peninsula, during the final century BCE and the early centuries CE.
Seongjong of Goryeo (15 January 961 – 29 November 997) (r. 981–997) was the sixth ruler of the medieval Korean kingdom of Goryeo.
Seonunsa is a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism.
Shandong (formerly romanized as Shantung) is a coastal province of the People's Republic of China, and is part of the East China region.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
Silla (57 BC57 BC according to the Samguk Sagi; however Seth 2010 notes that "these dates are dutifully given in many textbooks and published materials in Korea today, but their basis is in myth; only Goguryeo may be traced back to a time period that is anywhere near its legendary founding." – 935 AD) was a kingdom located in southern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula.
The Silla–Tang War (668–676) occurred between the Korean Silla kingdom with the remnant forces from Goguryeo and Baekje (commonly referred to as Unified Silla), and the Chinese Tang dynasty that began in the geopolitical context immediately following the conquest of Goguryeo and Baekje by Silla and Tang China.
Silsangsa Temple is a temple of the Jogye Order located in Namwon, North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
South Chungcheong Province (충청남도, Chungcheongnam-do, literally "Chungcheong Southern Province"), abbreviated as Chungnam, is a province in the west of South Korea.
South Gyeongsang Province (translit) is a province in the southeast of South Korea.
South Jeolla Province or Jeollanam-do is a province in the southwest of South Korea.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Sunchang County (Sunchang-gun) is a county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Taejong of Joseon (13 June 1367 – 30 May 1422) was the third king of the Joseon dynasty in Korea and the father of King Sejong the Great.
The Tang dynasty or the Tang Empire was an imperial dynasty of China preceded by the Sui dynasty and followed by the Five Dynasties and Ten Kingdoms period.
Tapsa (Pagoda Temple) and the Stone Pagodas of Mount Mai is a small Korean Buddhist Temple complex found in the Maisan (Horse Ear Mountain) in Jinan County, North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Uija of Baekje (599?–660, r. 641–660) was the 31st and final ruler of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.
Wanju County (Wanju-gun) is a county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
The Yellow Sea or West Sea is located between China and Korea.
Zinnia is a genus of plants of the sunflower tribe within the daisy family.
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