Area : 98,477 sq . km . Cities : Capital Seoul Other major cities Busan Daegu Inchon Gwangju Daejeon Ulsan Geography
National Flag The Korean flag is called the T'aegukki and is derived from the Oriental philosophy of the yin and yang. The circle in the center is divided into two parts. The red is the yang or positive cosmic forces and the blue is the yin or negative.
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Language The Korean language is of the Ural-Altaic family. This includes Turkish, Hungarian, Finnish, Mongolian, Tibetan and Japanese. The written Korean language is very simple with 10 vowels and 14 consonants. This language is called Hanguel and is easy to read and write.
Some words are added to the end of others to denote what they are: sa - (Temple) - Bulguksa, Bulguk Temple san - (Mountain) - Jirisan, Jiri Mountain nam - (South) - Namsan, Nam Mountain or South Mountain kung - (Palace) - Changdeokkung, Changdeok Palace gang - (River) - Han-gang, Han River
Korea's Climate Korea has four seasons as does the United States. In late March spring begins with rainfall at times in a light drizzle to May, The summer is hot, rainy, and humid. The monsoon season begins in late June with the heaviest rain being in July. Autumn is from the end of September to November with dry weather as air blows from the north. The autumn leaves are beautiful. The winter weather is cold with some rain or snow.
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Cabbage, radish, peppers, and garlic are among the ingredients used to prepare the filling for kimchi.Thin strips of radishes and scallions, minced garlic and red pepper powder are all mixed together The cabbage is cut in half, salted and placed aside for one night. The following day the cabbage is rinsed well and the excess water is drained away The making of kimchi
The cabbage is then ready for the filling. The filling is evenly placed between each leaf of cabbage. In order to keep all of the filling securely in the cabbage, the entire cabbage is wrapped with an outermost leaf and allowed to ferment for about 1 week. The fermented kimchi is sliced and placed in a dish for all to enjoy.
Bibimbap Bulgogi Grilled Galbi Samgyetang Special Traditional Korean Food