South Korea is an East Asian Country which located at the Korean Peninsula south half. Area is about 99,000 square kilometers.
The population approximately 44,600,000 in year 2003 and basically are the sole Korean National Minority. In Capital Seoul the population is approximately 11,000,000, is the Asian fourth and world ninth big city.
South Korea’s topography, it’s northeast high, southwest low. The hill mountainous region and the plain probably respectively occupy half, is the warm temperate zone monsoon climate and the precipitation is rich
The major river in South Korea is Han River. Besides sea aquatic product, there is no other prominent natural resource. In addition, due to the war’s destruction, South Korea was still economically backward until the early 60s. Primarily, the country depends on agriculture.
Hereafter, South Korea advances the orientation industrialization developmental strategy vigorously. Proper time which using country industrial structures and US and Japan transforms, introduces the foreign capital and the vanguard technology positively.
Dependence upon the imported materials and the country cheap labor, development export secondary production, and full display of foreign trade’s promoter action, in period of short time, by the world rare high velocity, has accomplished the economical modernization and becomes an emerging industrialized country, and becomes “the East Asian four dragons” known far and wide around the world.
Presently, South Korea’s average per person total output value has achieved about half of the West developed country, the entire country’s economical appearance from this has also had the immense changes. Its ships and the television output occupies second, the steel and the cement output occupies sixth, the automobile occupies Nine, the synthetic rubber occupies tenth, the total amount of import-export trade occupies 11th.
In agriculture, South Korea is always rich in the rough rice, but other agricultural products have relied on the import.