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
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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
Japanese medicine in its modern form is a combination of high technology and traditional methods of folk medicine.
This approach by the physicians of the land of the Rising Sun called complex, and it is directed not at the treatment of particular diseases, and on search and elimination of failures in the human body. Modern followers of Hippocrates as well as their ancestors and believe that only a holistic diagnosis of the body will find out the true cause of the disease, after which you can start to treat it.
Robot surgeons are the future. But the pace of development of STP and the boldness of human thought convince us that it’s not mount Fuji. Today Japanese medicine has the most modern fleet of equipment, nanotechnology, and the first important article of Japanese investment in the clinics is the technical equipment. In this matter Japan is in first place in the world, after all, than proud and boast in Europe or the USA, in Japan have long been exploited, and some “innovative technology” is considered obsolete even here.
The who statistics are objective and nathanwaterhouse, and according to her, Japan ranks first by the number of magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography in clinics and hospitals in the country per capita. And it’s only a pair of positions, where Japan is the recognized world leader. Other voice Continue reading