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SOUTH KOREA

 

A state in the northeastern part of Asia, located in the South of the Korean Peninsula. In the North the country borders with the Korean People-but-Demokraticheskoi Republic (length of 238 km border). In the West, South Korea is washed by the Yellow sea, on the East by the sea of Japan, in the South-East, the Korean Strait separates the country from Japan. The coastline is 2 413 km. the Total area of the country 98480 km2. The topography of the country is hills and mountains. Main mountain range – the Eastern Korean mountains, situated along the Eastern coast. The highest point in the country is mount Hala-San is on the island Jeju-do. The shores of the sea of Japan is mountainous straightforward. Coast of the Korean Strait and the Yellow sea mostly flat, with numerous bays and coves. Almost all valleys are located in this region. The main rivers are the Han and Naktongan. Major minerals: tungsten, iron, manganese, copper ore, gold, silver. Arable land covers 21% of the territory.

The population is 45 552 882 (1995), the average population density of about 463 persons per km 2. The ethnic composition homogeneous: almost all residents – Koreans, relatively small decreases in the proportion of the population are Chinese. The official language of Korean Buddhism is professed by 27% of population, Christianity – 24%, other religions – Confucianism, chondogyo. Continue reading

South Korea

 

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Information and tips for travelers (tourists) .

In addition to the architectural sights and museums of the capital, Seoul guests are encouraged to visit the Botanical garden and zoo. Music lovers can enjoy concerts of two city Symphony orchestras, with high professionalism. In addition, the repertoire of the Opera theatre of Seoul — more than 40 works of European (mainly Italian) and Korean authors.In town visitors will be able to make a choice from a rich assortment of Oriental meals, not only Korean, but Chinese, Japanese. When visiting Seoul restaurant, it should be remembered that the usual European chicken meat in Korea is considered a delicacy and is quite expensive, and the dishes of beef, pork, fish everyday, included in the regular diet of the local people.The monetary unit circulating in Seoul is the won. Currency exchange is performed mainly in banks and hotels.

The traditional system of hierarchy and respect for elders still holds great importance in all spheres of life. Direct questions about age and marital status are considered to be commonplace, as they allow the Koreans Continue reading

Korean medicine

 

Now residents of the Peninsula have the opportunity to receive medical care and treatment medical centers in South Korea. This service for the first time, perhaps, in the history of medicine provides local Kamchatka neurological clinic.

Representatives of the clinic, the chief doctor Elena TOVUTOVU and Executive Director Anastasia SAFRONOVA, participated in the annual international conference on medical tourism held from 28 to 30 September in Busan, South Korea, where he signed contracts with the largest comprehensive medical centers and clinics in Korea on the direction of Kamchatka citizens for examination and treatment.

And here at the end of October with a return visit to Kamchatka from Korea arrived representatives of Busan medical tourism Agency Natalya Marina KIM and PAK to discuss the issues of further cooperation.

– The Russian delegation in South Korea within the framework of the conference visited clinics and medical centres, both private and universities, told E. TOLMASOVA. – We got acquainted Continue reading

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SOUTH KOREA
  A state in the northeastern part of Asia, located in the South of the Korean Peninsula. In the North the country borders with the Korean People-but-Demokraticheskoi Republic (length of…

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