World map south korea. The united nations educational scientific and cultural organization unesco world heritage sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the unesco world heritage convention established in 1972. Map of south korea and travel information about south korea brought to you by lonely planet. The name korea is derived from goguryeo which was one of the great powers in east asia during its time ruling most of the korean peninsula manchuria parts of the. What to do in busan in 3 days find all the attractions and food to eat in busan.
What is the capital of south korea. Day 1 busan station the place of disembarkation by train from seoul to busan as you begin ticking off your busan itinerary this is the central station of busan. The republic of korea accepted the convention on 14 september 1988 making its historical sites eligible for. South korea population is equivalent to 067 of the total world population.
South korea officially the republic of korea rok is a country in east asia constituting the southern part of the korean peninsula and lying to the east of the asian mainland. Political map of the world shown above the map above is a political map of the world centered on europe and africa. Satellite image shows north and south korea upper left as well as the japanese island of shikoku nestled between kyushu to the southwest and honshu to the north. It shows the location of most of the worlds countries and includes their names where space allows.
In a land grab japan annexed the entire peninsula in 1905 but at the end of world war ii in 1945 korea was split into north and south with the 38th as parallel the general demarcation line.