Child Reads World is visiting the Republic of Korea (대한민국), also known as South Korea. it is the southern part of the Korean peninsula. the official language is Korean and the written language is Hangul, although it also uses Hanja (Chinese characters).
South Korea is surrounded by Japan and China and has a population of approximately 50 million. The capital is Seoul, the currency is the South Korean Won (KRW). The motto is “홍익인간” meaning “Benefit Broadly the Human World.” South Korea was admitted to the United Nations in December 18, 1956.
children’s book(s) crw read:
- Wikipedia: South Korea