South Korea

(It's not like North)

Demographics

Population- 49,039,986

Who lives here- Koreans

Climate- Summers are short and hot, winters are long and cold. Spring and autumn are generally nice but are also short.

Tourism- 11.1 million foreign tourists a year (As of 2012)

Cultural Information

Pop Culture- Most South Koreans are hip and dank

Current Music- Kpop (Look up some songs/bands------Ex: BTS, Girl's Generation, Big Bang)

Fun Random Facts- Robots, Fast Food delivery, Age (When babies are born, they are automatically 1 years old)

Political Information

Government- Their government is divided into 3 branches, like the U.S, Judicial, Legislative, and Executive. With the addition of the electoral branch.

Short History- The history of South Korea formally beings with it's establishment on August 15th, 1948, though it was officially declared independent 2 days later. In the aftermath of the Japanese occupation of Korean (Ended with Japan's defeat in WW2) in 1945, Korean was divided at the 38th Parallel North in accordance with a United Nations arrangement, to be managed by the Soviet Union and the south going to the U.S. The U.S and the USSR couldn't agree on anything so in 1948, it led to the establishment of 2 separate governments.

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Famous People

I honestly don't know what "famous" means but let's go with todays kind of famous.


Taeyeon

Lee Seung Gi

Dowoon

T.O.P

Kihyun

V


The list goes on but you get the idea

Tourist Review

Need I say much? Lots of natural parks and large shopping malls. Fun things to do and places to see.
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Exposé

Food- Their food is great, 10 outta 10, would recommend. Their meals generally center around rice and fermented foods.

Agriculture- They generally grow rice, soy beans, various fruits and veggies.

Livestock- The normal animals. Some chicken, cows, horses for their fields, a couple of ox here and there.

Natural Exports- Electronic equipment, vehicles medical and technical equipment, and machines.

Culinary Contribution

The art of fermented foods usually relate to Koreans (or maybe most Asians). To ferment foods, means to generally leave them so changes in the chemicals and nutrients can take place. This gives new flavors and tastes. Right now, it's current cuisine consists of many rice or noodle dishes with plenty of sides, kimchi being served almost all the time.
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