What is korea?


Korea ( /kəˈriːə/ kə-REE or /kɔrˈiːə/; Korean: 한국 Hanguk or 조선 Joseon – (see etymology)) is an East Asian region that is currently divided into two separate sovereign states, North Korea and South Korea. Located on the Korean Peninsula, Korea is bordered by China to the northwest and Russia to the northeast. It is separated from Japan to the east by the Korea Strait and the Sea of Japan (East Sea), and it is separated from Taiwan to the south by the East China Sea.

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