Dating and marriage in korean culture

23-Feb-2017 17:48

At the end of World War II in 1945, the United States and the Soviet Union divided the peninsula along the 38th Parallel into two zones of occupation—a Soviet controlled region in the north and an American controlled one in the south.

In 1948, North Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of Korea) and South Korea (the Republic of Korea) were officially established.

North Korea is run by a Communist government, with Pyongyang as its capital city.

South Korea's government is an emergent democracy, and Seoul—Korea's largest city—is its capital.

The Yi regime emphasized hierarchical relationships, with highest respect given to family elders, the monarch, and China as the older, more established country.

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Known to its people as Choson (Land of Morning Calm), Korea occupies a mountainous peninsula in eastern Asia.

They are the ethnic descendants of a Tungusic branch of the Ural-Altaic family.

Their spoken language, Korean, is a Uralic language with similarities to Japanese, Mongolian, Hungarian, and Finnish.

The Yi regime emphasized hierarchical relationships, with highest respect given to family elders, the monarch, and China as the older, more established country.Network: Lifein (English) | Vidaen (Spanish) | Lifein (Korean) Lifein | Lifein | Lifein Copyright 1997-2017 Life in Local, Inc. Known to its people as Choson (Land of Morning Calm), Korea occupies a mountainous peninsula in eastern Asia.They are the ethnic descendants of a Tungusic branch of the Ural-Altaic family.Their spoken language, Korean, is a Uralic language with similarities to Japanese, Mongolian, Hungarian, and Finnish.Japan lies to its east on the other side of the Sea of Japan.