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Tourist Information of Korea

The Republic Of Korea.

The name comes from the ethnonym, used in X—XIV centuries.

Capital. Seoul.

Area. 99 274 km².

Population. 47 thousand 904 people.

Flag Of South Korea

Location. South Korea is a country in northeastern Asia that occupies the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. In the North it borders with the Democratic people’s Republic of Korea, the East by the Japan sea, the South and South-East — the Korea Strait, on the West by the Yellow sea. South Korea is also home to several Islands, the largest of which is Cheju island, Cedo and However.

Administrative division. 9 provinces and 5 cities directly under the Central government.

The form of government. Republic.

The head of state. President.

The highest legislative body. Unicameral Parliament (the National Assembly).

The highest Executive body. The Council of state.

Major cities. Busan, Daegu, Incheon, Gwangju.

Official language. Korean.

Religion. 47% of Koreans practice Buddhism, 48% Christianity, 3 % — Confucianism.

The ethnic composition. 99.9% of the Koreans.

Currency. Bona = 100 conam.

Climate. The country’s climate is continental, Continue reading

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Japan

Area . 377,835 sq. km.

Population . 127,214,499 people.

Capital . Tokyo/Tokio

Nationality . the Japanese – 99% other – 1%

Languages . Japanese (official)

Religion . Christians 0.7%, and Buddhist 84%, other 15.3 per

Mode . monarchy

Post . the Emperor is Emperor Akihito, Prime Minister, Koizumi Juichiro

GDP . 3,55 trillion

The GDP per capita . 28,000

The annual growth rate . -0,3%

Inflation . -0,9%

Production . food industry, mechanical industry, electronic industry, R & d, metallurgy, light industry, chemical industry

Trading partners . USA, South Korea, Indonesia, Australia, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong

Nearby country . Russia, China, South Korea, North Korea

Currency . Japanese yen

Customs and regulations . Customs regulations of Japan governing the importation and exportation of goods and products is almost no different from the rules of certain legislative norms of other countries. Upon entry to Japan, foreign nationals fill in immigration card that you want to keep up to date of departure from the country. Duty free allowances 400 cigarettes or 100 cigars; three bottles of liquor, 0,5 l (0.7 Continue reading

Traditions and customs of Koreans

Basically, Koreans living in Russia today, are descendants of Koreans who migrated from the Northern part of Korea to Russia, in search of a better life. This happened, according to the documents, about 1864, although there is evidence that Koreans had settled before this time.

Russia is in General very favourably disposed towards Korean settlers. Seeing the peacefulness and diligence of the Koreans, Russia has not only allowed them to settle and work the land of the Primorsky territory, but also gave them their citizenship. The Koreans, who took Russian citizenship, began to consider it as their Homeland.

What actually makes people and Koreans to identify themselves as such? There are three markers that can be identificati Korean: last name, cuisine and traditions. To feel Korean, to save, first of all, the spirit of the people. And he is in compliance with the traditions, customs and ceremonies of this people. Not careful in their observance, and the preservation of the spirit.

Koreans, brought up on Confucian norms in relation to country, once in Russia, consider these States as their homeland.

Ancestors and parents. The worship of the ancestors of the Koreans changed from honoring ancestors to the fourth knee to the honoring of parents.

Spouses. Despite the fact that women sometimes earning more than her husband, had acquired Continue reading

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