Are North and South Korea in Korea?

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Both North Korea and South Korea are part of historic Korea (Joseon) and are both on the Korean peninsula. However, today these are two separate and antagonistic countries.
South Korea is one country and North Korea is an other country. They are both a seperate country.
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Why did North Korea invade South Korea?

Hoping to unify the Koreas under a single Communist government, the North launched a surprise invasion of South Korea on June 25, 1950. In the following days, the UN Security Council condemned the attack and demanded an immediate withdrawal. Because Kim Il Sung hoped to join the two Koreas into on (MORE)

Why did North Korea and South Korea split?

After the Japanese surrender of WWII, the Americans and the Soviets occupied Korea. The Americans occupied southern part of Korea, while the Soviets entered Korea from their border and occupied the northern part of Korea. The Americans then invited Syngman Rhee back to the American-occupied Korea to (MORE)

Why did North Korea attak South Korea?

To "Liberate" South Korea is the main reason for the North toattack. The North, which became communist after the Koreanpeninsula was freed from Japanese rule, wanted South Korea tobecome communist as well.

How North Korea and South Korea different?

One BIG thing is that North Korea has a dictator, someone wwho forces things, and South Korea has more freedoms and has a President.. Mainly, South Korea has more freedom than North Korea.

What are the capitals of North Korea and South Korea?

North Korea's capital is P'yongyang . South Korea's capital is Seoul. When Korea was united during the Koryo Dynasty (919-1394), the capital was Songdo (also Gaegyeong ), which is now called Kaesong and is controlled by North Korea.

Did South Korea invade North Korea?

No. Definitely not. It was North Korea who invaded South Korea onJune 25, 1950. Unfortunately, North Korean propaganda continues to put forward theridiculous message that they were attacked by South Korea andtortures and/or kills those in its borders who say otherwise.

Did South Korea invaded North Korea?

no, about that question, there was war that cause by N. Korea, but not by South. South Korea wanting to get more peace between north and South Korea.

Why did North Korea bomb South Korea?

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What does South Korea and North Korea have in common?

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Why did South Korea invade North Korea?

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When was South Korea invaded by North Korea?

I'm South Korean :). Just to let you know, im not going to state my opinions about North Korea. First, South Korea wasn't invaded by North Korea. It was just one Korea and they weren't divided yet. Before splitting, the Koreans were controlled by the Japanese. After winning the war with the Japanes (MORE)

Why is there a South Korea and North Korea?

Answer 1 The history of North Korea formally begins with the establishmentof the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) in 1948. In the aftermath of the Japanese occupation of Korea which endedwith Japan's defeat in World War II in 1945, Korea was divided atthe 38th parallel in accordance wi (MORE)

Deffrience of North Korea and South Korea?

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What did North Korea do to South Korea?

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What do South Korea and North Korea have in common?

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Why is North Korea at war with South Korea?

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Why does the North Korea battle with South Korea?

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Why is North Korea fighting South Korea?

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Why is there a north and south Korea and not just Korea?

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Why are north Korea and south Korea enemies?

North and South Korea didn't agree in the same governing plan. South Korea tried to cooperate with North America but North America refused and they split. Now, North Korea plans to attack South Korea and make it into one government for themselves.

Why is North Korea attacking South Korea?

It's because the two Korea(s) (North and South) are still in war technically because the Korean war did not with a treaty but simply an armistice (ceasefire). The recent attack was because the North felt threatened (in my perspective) of the military drills conducted by the South.

What is geography of north Korea and south Korea?

That is not an actually answerable question. I will assume that you are asking where the Koreas are. The Koreas are to the Northeast of China and to the Southeast of Russia. South Korea is only separated by a small portion of the Pacific Ocean from the islands of Japan.

What is bigger in North Korea or South Korea?

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Does north Korea or south Korea have cars?

Of course south and North Korea have cars. South Korea's actually behind LG and Samsung! However, North Korea has Russian-made cars---no Hyundais or Toyotas in that country.

Did south Korea envade north Korea?

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How big is North Korea and south Korea?

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