South Korea Economy

South Korea Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data Pointer 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 GDP growth (%) 2 -0.9 4.0 3.1 2.5 GDP/population (USD/PPP) 33,433.00 31,881.00 35,168.00 52,660.00 55,300.0 Inflation (%) 0.4 0.5 2.1 2.3 1.2 Unemployment (%) 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.1 3.0 Export of goods (billion USD) […]

South Korea Visa

South Korea Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in South Korea Before traveling to South Korea, you must apply for a tourist visa. To do this, the following documents are provided to the Embassy of the country: – a passport (at the time of the trip, the passport must be valid for a period exceeding 3 months) – […]

History in South Korea

History in South Korea

It is believed that the Korean Peninsula was inhabited as early as the Paleolithic, that is, several tens of millennia BC. In the 1st century A.D. several states were formed here: in the north – Goguryeo, in the south – Baekche and Silla. In the 7th century, the Silla state, with the help of Chinese […]

South Korea Resorts

South Korea Resorts and Attractions

The Republic of Korea (South Korea) is a state in East Asia located on the Korean Peninsula. The Korean name for the republic is Daehan Minguk. The capital is Seoul. According to smb, South Korea was formed according to the Soviet-American agreement of 1945. Part of Korea south of the 38th parallel passed to the […]

South Korea History

South Korea History

According to localcollegeexplorer, the Korea of the South was proclaimed in 1948 in the area occupied by US forces, after the approval of a presidential constitution. The first president, Syngman Rhee established an authoritarian regime, rigidly aligned with the United States. In 1961 a military coup brought Park Chung Hi to power which reconfirmed the […]

How to Get Around South Korea

How to Get Around South Korea

By plane There are direct flights Moscow-Seoul (Aeroflot, Korean Air). Some airlines operate flights with transfers in different Asian and European cities. Incheon International Airport is located 52 kilometers from Seoul. It is connected to the capital by an expressway. You can get to Seoul from the airport by taxi and express buses. Transport According […]

Refugees during the Korean War

Storm over Korea Part IV

7: Lee Myung Bak Lee Myung Bak was born in Osaka, Japan on December 17, 1941, shortly after Japan attacked the US Navy base at Pearl Harbor (Hawaii). When Japan lost the war in 1945, Korea was also lost. According to WEDDINGINFASHION, the country had been a Japanese colony since 1910. Lee Myung Bak’s family […]

Conflict over Korea 2

Storm over Korea Part III

In 1980, Kim Il Sung presented a program to establish the Democratic Confederate Republic of Koryo (Koryo was the name of the dynasty that ruled Korea 935–1392). It was to be an alliance-free state with two different systems and each a different government. In 1991, when both states became members of the UN, they agreed […]

Conflict over Korea 1

Storm over Korea Part II

The sunshine policy came in the shadow of the controversy over North Korea’s missile and nuclear program. Bush never spoke to Sunshine Presidents Kim Dae Jung and Roh Moo Hyun, who both died in 2009, Roh on his own after a corruption scandal. 3: Storm from several edges All two years before, in 2007, the […]

Refugees during the Korean War

Storm over Korea Part I

On March 26, 2010, the naval vessel “Cheonan” suddenly sank near the informal sea border between North and South Korea. 46 South Korean soldiers followed in the depths. South Korean President Lee Myung Bak has set up an international commission of inquiry. It determined that the ship had been sunk by a North Korean torpedo. […]

South Korea

The Countries of East Asia

The largest country is China, whose landscape is diverse and is criss-crossed by mountains, plateaus, hilly countries and deserts. The mountains include the Altai Mountains, the Daba Mountains, the Helan Mountains and the Taihang Mountains. The most important rivers in China include the 6,400 km long Yangtze River, which is the longest in Asia, the […]