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The Korean writing system and alphabet (Hangul) was created from scratch in 1443 during the Joseon Dynasty.
Almost all restaurants, including large franchises such as McDonalds, deliver food directly to customers - many 24 hours a day.
Unlike many countries, consumption of alcohol in public is legal in South Korea.
Spam and sweet potato are extremely popular in South Korea, with variations of both being found in many different types of products and meals.
The Future is Now
As soon as a child is born they are considered as being 1 year old (because they are in their first year). Get ready to a be a year older when you get off the plane!
- Official Name: Republic of Korea
- Capital: Seoul
- Population: 49 million
- Official Language: Korean
- Currency: Won
- Government Type: Republic
- Academic Year
Semester 1: late August to December
Semester 2: late February to June