Korean Art - By:KayleighChomiczewskiandLisa Littlejohn

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By: Kayleigh Chomiczewski and Lisa  Littlejohn
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Landscape and geographical area South Korea covers 38,023 square miles and it only borders with  North Korea.  In the east of Korea it is covered with hills and mountains while  the west is plains. 65 percent of the land is forest, and only 20  percent of the land is able to be cultivated.  South Korea has all four seasons. The climate is mild, but the high  humidity makes it warmer in the summer and colder in the winter.  The monsoon season starts from mid-July and ends around mid- august, during this time Korea receives half its rainfall.  
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Major Geographical Landmarks  Oryukdo Island  Oryukdo Island is made up of 5 or 6 (depending on the tide) Islands. Oryukdo is south of  Pusan. It’s a very rocky, steep sided island. Oryukdo is a very popular tourist attraction.    Songjeong Beach Opened in 1965, it is not a commercialized beach; its good quality of sand and shallow  water makes it great for a swimming and family place, but there is also fishing on the North  West side of Songjeong beach. Songjeong beach can accommodate 14,000 people.    Gyeongbokgung Palace Gyeongbokgung was the main palace during the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910).It is 5.4  million square feet. In the palace there is the renowned lotus pond, Kings mother and  queens sleeping quarters, the main hall, and festival area and where foreign dignitaries met.
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Oryukdo Island 
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Songjeong Beach
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Gyeongbokgung Palace
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Major Religion The 2 major Religions are Christianity (29 %) and  Buddhism(23%), but many Koreans do not believe  in a religion
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Lifestyle Family is bound by a great sense of obligation.  The father is the head of the family. The oldest son has the greatest 
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Korean Art - By:KayleighChomiczewskiandLisa Littlejohn

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