South Korea is known for their education system, which includes very long days of up to (or over) 12 hours. Because of intense competition and cultural factors, high school students are encouraged to do schooling beyond ... More »

Online Korean classes are available through the International Korean Language Foundation, Seoul National University, Sogang University, Oregon State University and Georgia Perimeter College, as of October 2015. Multiple ... More » Education

South Korea is famous for its fascination with technology. The country uses robots for both classroom tutors and prison guards. The South Korean government supports the use of robots in these industries. More »

South Korea is in the Korea Standard Time zone; North Korea is also in this time zone. There is a difference of nine hours between KST and Universal Time Coordinated, which is the same as Greenwich Mean Time. KST is ahea... More » Geography Asia

Pyongyang is the capital city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, commonly known as North Korea. More than 3.2 million people live in the city, according to a 2008 government census. More »

A U.S. Department of Defense report estimates the size of the North Korean Navy at 60,000 personnel, a significant reduction from the 148,000 member force reported in 1999. The Korean People’s Navy also consists of appro... More »

The physical features of South Korea include mountains, forests, islands, rivers and coastal lowlands. The region is dominated by the Taebaek Mountains, and the coastal lowlands comprise 30 percent of the country's area.... More »