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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Korea.
See also changes related to Korea, or pages that link to Korea or to this page or whose text contains "Korea".

Parent topics

  • Asia [r]: The largest continent in both land area (with 30% of Earth's land area) and population (with 4 billion people, or 60% of Earth's population). [e]
  • East Asia [r]: Region comprising China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan; also defined in cultural terms, with these nations historically or at present sharing writing systems, philosophical modes of thought, and other relationships (population about 1,600,000,000). [e]
  • Korean peninsula [r]: East Asian region surrounded on three sides by the Sea of Japan (East Sea), East China Sea, and the Yellow Sea; divided into the states of North and South Korea. [e]



  • North Korea [r]: State comprising the northern Korean peninsula; officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea with Pyongyang its capital. [e]
  • South Korea [r]: A democratic republic in East Asia, occupying the southern half of the Korean peninsula; established in 1948 after Korea's liberation from Japanese colonial rule. [e]
  • Pyongyang [r]: Largest city and capital of North Korea. [e]
  • Seoul [r]: Capital city of South Korea, with a population of over 10 million. [e]
  • Busan [r]: South Korea's second largest city, situated on the southeastern coast; population about 3,600,000. [e]
  • Incheon [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Daegu [r]: Add brief definition or description
  • Dokdo [r]: A group of volcanic islets in the Sea of Japan, occupied by South Korea and claimed by Japan. The ecology consists of a moderate maritime climate with a diverse marine life, a large presence of birds, and some vegetation. [e]


  • Korean War [r]: A modern conflict (1950-1953) fought on the Korean peninsula between the US-led UN forces, and the Communist coalition of North Korea and China. [e]
  • Korean War of 1592-1598 [r]: Fought on the Korean peninsula from 1592 to 1598 between Japan and the Chinese tributary alliance (Korea, China, Ryukyus, Java, etc.), and resulted in Japanese retreat. [e]
  • Korea and Japan



Other related topics

  • China [r]: The most populous nation on Earth, third largest by area. [e]
  • Japan [r]: East Asian country of about 3,000 islands; one of the world's largest economies; population about 125,000,000. [e]