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South Korea

Definition/Scope: Country in East Asia. It occupies the southern portion of the Korean peninsula. The country is bordered by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea) to the north, the Sea of Japan (East Sea) to the east, the East China Sea to the south, and the Yellow Sea to the west; to the southeast it is separated from the Japanese island of Tsushima by the Korea Strait.



Used For:

Korea, South
Republic of Korea

Acronym:

KOR
KR
KS (Army)

Broader Terms:

Far East
independent states (by name)

Narrower Terms:

Busan, South Korea
Gwangju, South Korea
Inchon, South Korea
Pyongtaek, South Korea
Republic of Korea Army
Seoul, South Korea
Taegu, South Korea
Uijongbu City, South Korea
Ulsan, South Korea
Yongin, South Korea
Yongsan, South Korea

Related Terms:

Eighth US Army
IMF members
Kunsan AB
Osan AB
UN members
Yellow Sea
Yonhap News Agency


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