Before the korean war the economies of both north and

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Before the Korean War, the economies of both North and South Korea were mainly agricultural u After the war, industry gained an importance in both countries u If North and South Korea were to ever reunite, they would form an economic powerhouse u North Korea would be able to provide a lot of natural resources and raw materials for South Korea’s industries, and vice versa u South Korea, like Taiwan, is one of the economic tigers of Asia u South Korea has a highly successful economy u It has the world’s largest shipbuilding industry u It also has large automobile, steel, and chemical industries u It is also one of the world’s top trading nations, selling its’ factories products around the world
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THE KOREAS: NORTH AND SOUTH u D) Economic and Human Resources (continued…) u Most of the people in the Koreas live on plains along the coast or in river valleys among the mountains of the peninsula u South Korea contains 45% of the Korean peninsula’s land area u However, it has about 66% of its people u Of Korea’s cities, Seoul is by far the largest, with a population of more than 10 million u The largest city in North Korea is Pyongyang, with a population of around 2 ½ million
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CAPITAL CITIES Seoul, South Korea Pyongyang, North Korea
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