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South Korea (ROK) has a market economy which ranks 14th in the world by nominal GDP and 12th by purchasing power parity (PPP), identifying it as one of the G-20 major economies. South Korea had one of the world fastest-growing economies from the early 1960s to the late 1990s, and South Korea is still one of the fastest-growing developed countries in the 2000s, along with Hong Kong, Singapore, and Taiwan, the other three Asian Tigers. The South Korean economy is heavily dependent on international trade as its mentioned in South Korea (ROK) on world map, and in 2010 South Korea was the sixth largest exporter and tenth largest importer in the world.
South Korea (ROK) has the world sixth largest number of active troops (650,000 in 2011), the world second-largest number of reserve troops(3,200,000 in 2011) and the eleventh largest defense budget as you can see in South Korea (ROK) on world map. The Republic of Korea, with both regular and reserve military force numbering 3.7 million regular personnel among a total national population of 50 million people, has the second highest number of soldiers per capita in the world, after the Democratic People Republic of Korea. Also the South Korean air force operates 840 aircraft, making it world ninth largest air force.
South Korea (ROK) education system is technologically advanced and it is the world first country to bring high-speed fibre-optic broadband internet access to every primary and secondary school nation-wide as its shown in South Korea (ROK) on world map. Using this infrastructure, the country has developed the first Digital Textbooks in the world, which will be distributed for free to every primary and secondary school nation-wide by 2013.
Map of South Korea (ROK) and surrounding countries shows all countries around South Korea (ROK). This South Korea (ROK) map and bordering countries will allow you to know neighboring countries and the geographical location of South Korea (ROK) in Asia. The South Korea (ROK) map and surrounding countries is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
South Korea (ROK) surrounding countries are China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the Korea Strait to the south. It is located between the Sea of Japan (East Sea) in east, the Yellow Sea in west, and the Korea Strait, a sea passage between South Korea and Japan in the south as its shown in the map of South Korea (ROK) and surrounding countries.
Historically, Korea has had close relations with China as one of its surrounding countries. Before the formation of South Korea (ROK), Korean independence fighters worked with Chinese soldiers during the Japanese occupation. However, after World War II, the People Republic of China embraced Maoism while South Korea (ROK) sought close relations with the United States. Although there were no formal diplomatic ties between South Korea and Japan after the end of World War II, South Korea and Japan signed the Treaty on Basic Relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea in 1965 to establish diplomatic ties as its mentioned in the map of South Korea (ROK) and surrounding countries. There is heavy anti-Japanese sentiment in South Korea due to a number of unsettled Japanese-Korean disputes, many of which stem from the period of Japanese occupation after the Japanese annexation of Korea.
Both North and South Korea (ROK) continue to officially claim sovereignty over the entire peninsula and any outlying islands. With longstanding animosity following the Korean War from 1950 to 1953, North Korea and South Korea signed an agreement to pursue peace as you can see in the map of South Korea (ROK) and surrounding countries. On October 4, 2007, Roh Moo-Hyun and North Korean leader Kim Jong-il signed an eight-point agreement on issues of permanent peace, high-level talks, economic cooperation, renewal of train services, highway and air travel, and a joint Olympic cheering squad.
Map of South Korea (ROK) in Asia shows the location of South Korea (ROK) in the Asia continent. South Korea (ROK) map Asia will allow you to easily know where is South Korea (ROK) in Asia and to know countries near. The South Korea (ROK) in the Asia map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
South Korea (ROK) occupies the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula, which extends some 1,100 km (680 mi) from the Asian mainland as its shown in South Korea (ROK) map Asia. It is a founding member of APEC and the East Asia Summit. It has also developed links with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations as both a member of ASEAN Plus three, a body of observers.
South Korea (ROK) is Asia fourth largest economy as its mentioned in South Korea (ROK) map Asia. It is a mixed economy dominated by family-owned conglomerates called chaebols, however, the dominance of chaebol is unlikely and at risk to support the transformation of Korean economy for the future generations. South Korea (ROK) is famous for its spectacular rise from one of the poorest countries in the world to adeveloped, high-income country in just one generation.
On May 2011, Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd., South Korea (ROK) largest plane maker, signed a $400 million deal to sell 16 T-50 Golden Eagle trainer jets to Indonesia, marking South Korea as the first time for the country in Asia to export supersonic jets as you can see in South Korea (ROK) map Asia. From time to time, South Korea has sent its troops overseas to assist American forces. It has participated in most major conflicts that the United States has been involved in the past 50 years.