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
Broader Terms:Far East
Narrower Terms:Busan, South Korea
Related Terms:Eighth US Army