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Korea: What Do You Know?!. Where in the world is Korea?. Korea is on the continent of Asia. It is near China and Japan. The capitol of Korea is Seoul. The population of Korea is estimated to be 22,928,040 people. People have been living in Korea for at least 10,000 years.

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Where in the world is korea
Where in the world is Korea?

Korea is on the continent of Asia.

It is near China and Japan.


Some things you may not know about korea

  • The capitol of Korea is Seoul.

  • The population of Korea is estimated to be 22,928,040 people.

  • People have been living in Korea for at least 10,000 years.

  • Korea is approximately 222,154 square kilometers ( about the size of Britain.)

Some things you may not know about Korea:


Korea what do you know

Korean is the official language.

The Korean alphabet is Hangeul


Korea what do you know

In 1950 the communists in the North invaded the South sparking the beginning of the Korean war.

The war went on until 1953 and more than 2.5 million people from Korea, China, America as well as many other countries died.

The war has never officially ended and the countries are still divided today.


What kinds of clothes do koreans wear
What kinds of clothes do Koreans wear? sparking the beginning of the Korean war.


Korea what do you know

Today, people in Korea dress just like you or me. sparking the beginning of the Korean war.


But sometimes they wear very special clothes
But sometimes they wear very special clothes… sparking the beginning of the Korean war.


What do koreans eat
What do Koreans eat? sparking the beginning of the Korean war.


They eat some food just like us
They eat some food just like us… sparking the beginning of the Korean war.


They also have all sorts of food that you may not know
They also have all sorts of food that you may not know. sparking the beginning of the Korean war.

Bibimbap

Samgyeytang- Chicken soup with ginseng

Tooth fish!

Korean barbeque

Korean Hot Pot


Korea what do you know

Korean Mask Dance sparking the beginning of the Korean war. The Korea mask dance started in ancient times by the shamans to celebrate things such as planting and harvesting. It was also believed to please goddesses and keep away evil spirits. Today it is used for entertainment. Each dance tells a story.


Korea what do you know

안녕히 sparking the beginning of the Korean war. 가세요

(that means “good-bye” in Korean!)