South Korea, also known as the Republic of Korea, is located on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula and is bordered by North Korea, China, and Japan.
The country's capital and largest city is Seoul, which is home to over 10 million people.
South Korea has the world's fastest internet speed and is also known for its advanced technology industry.
The country is home to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Changdeokgung Palace Complex and the Gyeongju Historic Areas.
South Korea is the birthplace of K-pop (Korean pop music), which has become a global phenomenon in recent years.
The traditional dress for women in South Korea is called a hanbok, which is a colorful and elegant dress that is worn on special occasions.
South Korea is the world's largest producer of ships and mobile phones, and is also a major producer of semiconductors and automobiles.
The country has a rich culinary heritage, with popular dishes including kimchi (spicy fermented cabbage), bulgogi (marinated beef), and bibimbap (mixed rice bowl).
South Korea is one of the world's most densely populated countries, with over 51 million people living in an area roughly the size of Indiana.
The country is known for its high-pressure education system, which places a strong emphasis on academic achievement and has led to the development of private tutoring (known as hagwons) as a lucrative industry.