Korea is an Asian peninsula, hanging from Eastern China. The country is divided in two, north and south. North Korea has a dictator, while South Korea a president. Korea is connected to Eastern China, and left of the island Japan.
The country itself is flanked by the Yellow Sea to its west and the East Sea to the east. There are several notable islands that surround the peninsula including Jeju-do, Ulleung-do and Dok-do.
The country seperated after World War II after being controlled by Japan for many years. This is the reason whey many of the older Korean people hate the Japanese.
The size of Korea is about the size of New Jersey, perhaps a little bigger, though with about the same shape.
The Korean is roughly 1,030 km (612 miles) long and 175 km (105 miles) wide at its narrowest point. Korea’s total land area is 100,140 sq km, and it has a population of 48.7 million people (2009).
Because of its unique geographical location, Korea is a very valuable piece of land and an international hub of Asia.