• Commonly known as South Korea, it is a country in East Asia bordering North Korea, with which it formed a single country until 1945.
  • It is one of the oldest civilisations in the world and the earliest human remains found in Korea date back about 700,000 years!
  • It is among the world’s most technologically advanced and well-connected countries and is a world leader in shipbuilding.
  • Respect for elders, hard work and community are fundamental pillars of their culture.
  • The national flag expresses the ideal of the Korean nation’s pursuit of creativity and prosperity.
  • Its capital, Seoul, hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics while Pyeongchang hosted the 2018 Winter Olympics.
  • This is the first time Korea Rep. will play the Davis Cup by Rakuten Finals.

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