South Korea



The terain of South Korea consists mostly hills and mountains, there are large costal plains located in the west and southern coasts. The climate is temperate but with heavy summer rainfall.They have multiple resources like coal, tungsten, graphite, molybdenum, lead, and the possibility of hydropower. They also have many natural hazords like occasional typhoons and floods; low-level seismic activity is common in southwest plus volcanism.
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The type of goverment South Korea is a republic as the goverment's full name is the "Republic of South Korea."Their constitution was originally signed in 1948 on July 17. Then it was ammended and reapproved in 1987 on October 29. The people are allowed to vote at age 19. The current Chief Executive(President) as of the 2012 election is Park Geun-hye.Thewir is also a prime minister named KIM Hwang-sik. The legeslative branch is called National Assembly or Gukhoe. The Judicial Branch is divided into national, state,and local courts.


The GDP per capita is 32,400.They have some agricultural like rice, root crops, barley, vegetables, fruit; cattle, pigs, chickens, milk, eggs,and fish.Industries like electronics, telecommunications, automobile production, chemicals, shipbuilding, steel have grown 3.8%.They import with China 16.5%, Japan 13%, US 8.5%, Saudi Arabia 7.1%, Australia 5%. We export to China 24.4%, US 10.1%, Japan 7.1%. They have a labor precent of agriculture: 6.4%industry: 24.2% services: 69.4%.The name of their currency is won.
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The two most popular religions are by far Buddism and Christianity.The people who live here are called Koreans or a Korean. The most popular ethnicity is homogeneous(Chinese 20000) They speak a two languages, korean and english. A very popular aspect of korean culture is their martial art known as Tae Kwon Do. Tae Kwon Do is diffrent from Karate as they originated in diffrent countries.(Karate is from Japan,Tae Kwon Do is from Korea.) They are also diffrent as karate means "empty handed" and they use more hand techniques. Tae Kwon Do uses more leg techniques and it means "the way of kicking and punching."