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Andong is a city in South Korea, and the capital of North Gyeongsang Province.
Anju-si is a city in the South P'yŏngan province of North Korea, and is located at the coordinates of.
Baekje (18 BC – 660 AD) was a kingdom located in southwest Korea.
Balhae (698–926), also known as Parhae or Bohai was a multi-ethnic kingdom in Manchuria and the Korean peninsula.
Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.
Chagang Province (Chagangdo) is a province in North Korea; it is bordered by China to the north, Ryanggang and South Hamgyong to the east, South Pyongan to the south, and North Pyongan to the west.
Changwon is the capital city of Gyeongsangnam-do, on the southeast coast of South Korea.
Cheongju is the capital and largest city of North Chungcheong Province in South Korea.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chŏngjin is the capital of North Korea's North Hamgyong Province and the country's third largest city.
Chuncheon (formerly romanized as Chunchŏn; literally spring river) is the capital of Gangwon Province in South Korea.
Chung-guyŏk (Central District) is one of the 19 guyok which constitute the city of Pyongyang, North Korea.
The Chungcheong dialects of the Korean language are spoken in the Chungcheong (Hoseo) region of South Korea, including the metropolitan city of Daejeon.
Chungcheong (Chungcheong-do) was one of the eight provinces of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty.
Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea.
Daegu (대구, 大邱, literally 'large hill') formerly spelled Taegu and officially known as the Daegu Metropolitan City, is a city in South Korea, the fourth largest after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon, and the third largest metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents.
Daejeon is South Korea's fifth-largest metropolis.
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 Gabo Reform, also known as the Kabo Reform, describes a series of sweeping reforms suggested to the government of Korea beginning in 1894 and ending in 1896 during the reign of Gojong of Korea in response to the Donghak Peasant Revolution.
Gangneung is a city in the province of Gangwon-do, on the east coast of South Korea.
The Gangwon dialect is spoken in South Korea's Gangwon Province and in North Korea's Kangwŏn Province.
Gangwon Province or Gangwon-do was one of the Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty.
Gangwon-do is a province of South Korea, with its capital at Chuncheon.
Gimhae, also commonly spelled Kimhae, is a city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
Goguryeo (37 BCE–668 CE), also called Goryeo was a Korean kingdom located in the northern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula and the southern and central parts of Manchuria.
Gongju ((); Gongju-si), also spelt Kongju, is a city in South Chungcheong province, South Korea.
Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.
Gwandong (관동) is a region coinciding with the former Gangwon Province in Korea.
Gwangju is the sixth largest city in South Korea.
Gwangju is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea, a suburb southeast of Seoul.
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.
The Gyeonggi dialect (경기 방언) or Seoul dialect (서울 사투리/서울말) of the Korean language is the prestige dialect of the language and the basis of the standardized form used in South Korea.
Gyeonggi-do (Hangul: 경기도) is the most populous province in South Korea.
Gyeongju (경주), historically known as Seorabeol (서라벌), is a coastal city in the far southeastern corner of North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea.
The Gyeongsang dialects (also spelled Kyŏngsang), or Southeastern Korean, are dialects of the Korean language of the Yeongnam region, which includes both Gyeongsang provinces, North and South.
Gyeongsang (경상도, Gyeongsang-do) was one of the eight provinces of Korea during the Joseon dynasty.
Haeju is a city located in South Hwanghae Province near Haeju Bay in North Korea.
The Hamgyŏng dialects, or Northeastern Korean, is a dialect of the Korean language used in southern North Hamgyŏng, South Hamgyŏng, and Ryanggang Provinces of North Korea, as well as the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture of northeast China.
Hamgyong Province was one of the Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty.
Hamhŭng (Hamhŭng-si) is North Korea's second largest city, and the capital of South Hamgyŏng Province.
Hanam is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South 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.
Hansol-dong is part of Sejong City, South Korea.
Honam (literally "south of the lake") is a region coinciding with the former Jeolla Province in what is now South Korea.
Hongseong (Hongseong-gun) is a county in South Korea, and the capital of South Chungcheong Province.
Hoseo (literally "west of the lake") is a region coinciding with the former Chungcheong Province in what is now South Korea.
Hwanghae dialect (황해 방언) is a dialect of Korean spoken in North Hwanghae Province and South Hwanghae Province in North Korea.
Hwanghae (Hwanghae-do) was one of the Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon.
Hwangju County is a county in North Hwanghae province, North Korea.
Hyesan is a city in the northern part of Ryanggang province of North Korea.
Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchŏn; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City (인천광역시), is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.
This is a list of articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts.
is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
Jeju (Jeju-si) is the capital of Jeju Province in South Korea and the largest city on Jeju Island.
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.
Jeju (Cheju) or (Jejueo) is a Koreanic language spoken in the Jeju Province of South Korea.
Jeju Province, officially Jeju Self-Governing Province, is one of the nine provinces 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.
Jeonju is the 16th largest city in South Korea and the capital of North Jeolla Province.
Jinju is a city in South Gyeongsang 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.
Jung District (Jung-gu) is a ''gu'', or district, covering the downtown area of Daegu, South Korea.
Jung District, is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea.
The Jurchen (Manchu: Jušen; 女真, Nǚzhēn), also known by many variant names, were a Tungusic people who inhabited the region of Manchuria until around 1630, at which point they were reformed and combined with their neighbors as the Manchu.
Kaesong or Gaeseong is a city in North Hwanghae Province in the southern part of North Korea, a former Directly Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Taebong kingdom and subsequent Goryeo dynasty.
are syllabic Japanese scripts, a part of the Japanese writing system contrasted with the logographic Chinese characters known in Japan as kanji (漢字).
Kanggye is the provincial capital of Chagang, North Korea and has a population of 251,971.
Kangsŏ is a district in Namp'o Special City, South P'yŏngan province, North Korea.
Kangwon Province (Kangwŏndo) is a province of North Korea, with its capital at Wŏnsan.
Kanji (漢字) are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the Japanese writing system.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
Korea under Japanese rule began with the end of the short-lived Korean Empire in 1910 and ended at the conclusion of World War II in 1945.
A number of Korean dialects are spoken in the Korean Peninsula.
The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.
The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula of Eurasia located in East Asia.
Kwanbuk is a region in North Hamgyong and South Hamgyong Provinces of North Korea.
Kwannam is a traditional Korean term used to refer to the southern region of Hamgyong province, including portions of modern-day North Hamgyong and South Hamgyong, North Korea.
Kwansŏ is the name of a region that coincides with the former Pyongan Province in what is now North Korea.
Kyŏngsŏng County is a kun, or county, on the central coast of North Hamgyong, North Korea.
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.
The li (lǐ, or 市里, shìlǐ), also known as the Chinese mile, is a traditional Chinese unit of distance.
The Balhae (or Bohai) kingdom controlled the northern Korean Peninsula, the area from the Amur River (Heilong Jiang) to the Strait of Tartary, and the Liaodong Peninsula.
This is a list of South Korean regions by GDP. All data are sourced from the latest regional statistics published by the South Korean Government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
McCune–Reischauer romanization is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems.
Muan County (Muan-gun) is a county in South Jeolla Province (Jeollanam-do), South Korea.
Muju County (Muju-gun), is a county in North Jeolla Province (Jeollabuk-do), South Korea.
Naju is a city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Nam District (Nam-gu) is a district of Ulsan, South Korea.
Namdong District (Namdong-gu) is a municipal disctict in Incheon, South Korea.
Seoul has been known in the past by the successive names Wiryeseong (위례성; 慰禮城, Baekje era), Namgyeong (남경; 南京, Goryeo era), Hanseong (한성; 漢城, Joseon era) or Hanyang (한양; 漢陽).
Nampo (North Korean official spelling: Nampho), also spelled Namp'o, is a city and seaport in South Pyongan Province, North Korea, which lies on the northern shore of the Taedong River, 15 km east of the river's mouth.
Namwon (Namwon-si) is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
North Chungcheong Province, officially Chungcheongbuk-do, is a province in the centre of South Korea.
North Gyeongsang Province (경상북도; RR: Gyeongsangbuk-do), also known as Gyeongbuk, is a province in eastern South Korea.
North Hamgyong Province (Hamgyŏngbukdo) is the northernmost province of North Korea.
North Hwanghae Province (Hwanghaebuk-to) is a province of North Korea.
North Jeolla Province or Jeollabuk-do (전라북도; 全羅北道; Jeollabuk-do) is a province in the southwest of South Korea.
North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
North Pyongan Province (Phyŏnganbukto;, also spelled North P'yŏngan), written before 1925 in English as Yeng Byen) is a province of North Korea. The province was formed in 1896 from the northern half of the former P'yŏng'an Province, remained a province of Korea until 1945, then became a province of North Korea. Its capital is Sinŭiju. In 2002, Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region—near the city of Sinuiju—was established as a separately governed Special Administrative Region.
Panbang is a settlement in the south of Bhutan.
A province is almost always an administrative division within a country or state.
The Pyong'an dialect, alternatively Northwestern Korean, is the Korean dialect of the northwestern Korean peninsula and neighboring parts of China.
Pyeong'an Province was one of Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon.
P'yŏngsŏng (평성) is a city in North Korea, the capital city of South P'yŏngan province in western North Korea.
Pyongyang, or P'yŏngyang, is the capital and largest city of North Korea.
Rajin-guyok is a North Korean district on Rason in the Sea of Japan (East Sea of Korea) in the North Pacific Ocean on the northeast tip of North Korea.
Rason (formerly Rajin-Sŏnbong) is a North Korean city and ice-free port in the Sea of Japan in the North Pacific Ocean on the northeast tip of North Korea.
Reference is a relation between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object.
Korea has traditionally been divided into a number of unofficial regions that reflect historical, geographical, and dialect boundaries within the peninsula.
The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea proclaimed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to replace the older McCune–Reischauer system.
The romanization of Korean is a system for representing the Korean language using the Latin script.
Ryanggang Province (Ryanggangdo; 량강도, Ryanggang-do) is a province in North Korea.
Sakchu County is a ''kun'', or county, in northern part of North P'yŏngan province, in North Korea.
Sangju is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
Sariwŏn is the capital of North Hwanghae Province, North Korea.
The Sea of Japan (see below for other names) is a marginal sea between the Japanese archipelago, Sakhalin, the Korean Peninsula and Russia.
Sejong (Hangul: 세종; Hanja: 世宗), officially Sejong Special Self-Governing City (Hangul: 세종특별자치시; Hanja: 世宗特別自治市) and formerly known as Yeongi (연기, 燕岐) County is South Korea's central administrative city.
Seo District (Seo-gu) is a gu ("district") of Daejeon, South Korea.
Seo District (Seo-gu) is a district, meaning west-district in Korean (Korean hanja), but situated in the center of the Gwangju city, South Korea.
Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.
The Seoul Capital Area (SCA), Sudogwon or Gyeonggi region is the metropolitan area of Seoul, Incheon, and Gyeonggi-do located in north-west South Korea.
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 South Korean ferry Seohae (서해 페리호; Hanja: 西海페리號) sank on October 10, 1993 in the Yellow Sea near Wido, Buan County, North Jeolla Province.
Sinŭiju; Sinŭiju-si, known before 1925 in English as Yeng Byen City) is a city in North Korea which faces Dandong, China across the international border of the Yalu River. It is the capital of North P'yŏngan province. Part of the city is included in the Sinŭiju Special Administrative Region, which was established in 2002 to experiment with introducing a market economy.
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 Hamgyong Province (Hamgyŏngnamdo) is a province of North Korea.
South Hwanghae Province (Hwanghaenamdo) is a province in western North 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.
South Pyongan Province (Phyŏngannamdo) is a province of North Korea.
The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.
Special cities of Korea may refer to.
Suwon (Hangul: 수원, Hanja: 水原) is the capital and largest metropolis of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea's most populous province which surrounds Seoul, the national capital. Suwon lies about south of Seoul. It is traditionally known as "The City of Filial Piety". With a population close to 1.2 million, it is larger than Ulsan, although it is not governed as a metropolitan city. Suwon has existed in various forms throughout Korea's history, growing from a small settlement to become a major industrial and cultural center. It is the only remaining completely walled city in South Korea. The city walls are one of the more popular tourist destinations in Gyeonggi Province. Samsung Electronics R&D center and headquarters are in Suwon. The city is served by two motorways, the national railway network, and the Seoul Metropolitan Subway. Suwon is a major educational center, home to 11 universities. Suwon is home to football club Suwon Samsung Bluewings, which have won the K League on four occasions and AFC Champions League twice. The KT Wiz of the Korea Baseball Organization also plays in Suwon.
The Taedong River (Chosŏn'gŭl: 대동강) is a large river in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea).
Taejo of Goryeo (31 January 877 – 4 July 943), also known as Taejo Wang Geon (Wang Kǒn, 왕건), was the founder of the Goryeo dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th to the 14th century.
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.
Ulsan, officially the Ulsan Metropolitan City, is South Korea's seventh-largest metropolis with a population of over 1.1 million inhabitants.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
Wonju is the most populous city in Gangwon province, South Korea.
Wŏnsan, previously known as Wŏnsanjin (元山津), Port Lazarev, and Gensan (元山), is a port city and naval base located in Kangwŏn Province, North Korea, along the eastern side of the Korean Peninsula, on the East Sea (Japan Sea) and the provincial capital.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
The Yalu River, also called the Amrok River or Amnok River, is a river on the border between North Korea and China.
Yeongdong (literally "east of the passes") is the name of the region coinciding with eastern Gangwon Province in South Korea and eastern Kangwŏn Province in North Korea.
Yeongnam (Hangul: 영남,; literally "south of the passes") is the name of a region that coincides with the former Gyeongsang Province in what is now South Korea.
Yeongseo is the western, inland region of Gangwon Province, South Korea and Kangwon Province, North Korea.
Yeonje District is a gu in central Busan, South Korea.
The 38th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
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