Korea North


A Short History of Korea

Korea’s turbulent history is little known. According to the Koreans, the first of their kin was born in 2333 BC. Less aesthetically-minded scientists believe South Korea was first inhabited around 30,000 BC, when tribes from central and northern Asia stumbled on the peninsula.

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The Korean Diaspora

Overall, the Korean diaspora is comprised of around 7 million people. This includes Korean-born emigrants as well as the descendants of emigrants. This total includes people from all parts of the Korean Peninsula, including the modern-day states of North Korea and South Korea.

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