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2009-JAN-01



NORTH KOREA (Pyongyang aUNO Member Democratic People´s Republic of Korea : DPRK : Kim Jong-Il
SOUTH KOREA (Seoul aUNO Member Republic of Korea : ROK : President Lee Myung-Bak
KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE (Panmunjom)  Buffer Zone of the KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE [United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission-UNCMAC] :

Other Entities with similar names

Republic of Korea : ROK
(Seoul a)

Republic of Korea : ROK

Flag or Logo since 1984-02-21
DAEHAN Minguk : 대한민국 (ko) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol

President Lee Myung-Bak
(ruler of SOUTH KOREA since 2008-02-25)
 
 
 
 
Capitals & administrative places: Seoul a
(Seoul)
a administrative, national or political capital (also ruler's residence)
Official & national languages: Korean (ko) .

Mainland:


SOUTH KOREA Republic of Korea : ROK  (Seoul)

15 Regionalized Divisions:

BUSAN BUSAN Metropolitan City  (Busan)Local: BUSAN-gwangyeoksi : 부산광역시 (ko)  (Busan)
DAEGU DAEGU Metropolitan City  (Daegu)Local: DAEGU-gwangyeoksi : 대구광역시 (ko)  (Daegu)
DAEJEON DAEJEON Metropolitan City  (Daejeon)Local: DAEJEON-gwangyeoksi : 대전광역시 (ko)  (Daejeon)
GANGWON GANGWON Province  (Chuncheon)Local: GANGWON-do : 강원도 (ko)  (Chuncheon)
GWANGJU GWANGJU Metropolitan City  (Gwangju)Local: GWANGJU-gwangyeoksi : 광주광역시 (ko)  (Gwangju)
GYEONGGI GYEONGGI Province  (Suwon)Local: GYEONGGI-do : 경기도 (ko)  (Suwon)
INCHEON INCHEON Metropolitan City  (Incheon)Local: INCHEON Gwang-yeoksi : 인천광역시 (ko)  (Incheon)
MASAN MASAN Independent City  (Masan)Local: MASAN Si : 마산시 (ko)  (Masan)
NORTH CHUNGCHEONG NORTH CHUNGCHEONG Province  (Cheongju)Local: CHUNGCHEONGBUK-do – Chungbuk-do : 충청북도 (ko)  (Cheongju)
NORTH GYEONGSANG NORTH GYEONGSANG Province  ((Daegu))Local: GYEONGSANGBUK-do – Gyeongbuk-do : 경상북도 (ko)  ((Daegu))
NORTH JEOLLA NORTH JEOLLA Province  (Jeonju)Local: JEOLLABUK-do – Jeonbuk-do : 전라북도 (ko)  (Jeonju)
SOUTH CHUNGCHEONG SOUTH CHUNGCHEONG Province  ((Daejeon))Local: CHUNGCHEONGNAM-do – Chungnam-do : 충청남도 (ko)  ((Daejeon))
SOUTH GYEONGSANG SOUTH GYEONGSANG Province  (Changwon + Masan)Local: GYEONGSANGNAM-do – Gyeongnam-do : 경상남도 (ko)  (Ch´angwŏn + Masan)
SOUTH JEOLLA SOUTH JEOLLA Province  (Muan)Local: JEOLLANAM-do – Jeonnam-do : 전라남도 (ko)  (Muan)
ULSAN ULSAN Metropolitan City  (Ulsan)Local: ULSAN-gwangyeoksi : 울산광역시 (ko)  (Ulsan)



2 Territories:

JEJU JEJU Special Self-Governing Province  (Jeju)Local: JEJU Teukbyeol-Jachi-do : 제주특별자치도 (ko)  (Jeju)
SEOUL SEOUL Special City  (Seoul)Local: SEOUL Teukbyeolsi : 서울특별시 (ko)  (Seoul)

3 Condominiums:

KAESONG Special Administrative KAESONG INDUSTRIAL REGION  (Kaesong Industrial Park)Local: KAESŎNG Kongŏp Chigu : 개성공업지구 (kor) + KAESŎNG Kongŏp Chigu : 개성공업지구 (ko)  (Kaesŏng Kongŏp)
KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE Buffer Zone of the KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE [United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission-UNCMAC]  (Panmunjom)Local: United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission : UNCMAC (en) + Hanbando Bimujangjidae : HANBANDOBIMUJANGJIDAE – 한반도 비무장지대 – Yuensalyeongbu Gunsajeongjeon-Wiwonhoe : 유엔사령부 군사정전위원회 (ko) + Hanpanto Pimuchangjitae : HANPANTOPIMUCHANGJITAE – 한반도 비무장지대 – Yuensalyeongbu Gunsajeongjeon-Wiwonhoe : 유엔사령부 군사정전위원회 (kor)  (Panmunjeom)
UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)Local: Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK (en) + Jaehahn Yuen Ginyeomgongwon : JYG – 재한유엔기념공원 (ko) + Birleşmiş Milletler Anıt Mezarlığı Komisyonu : BMAMK (tr)  (Tanggok)





Military entities abroad, special or locally shared:

AMERICAN BASES IN KOREA United States Forces KOREA  (Yongsan)Local: United States Forces KOREA (en) + JUHAN MIGUN : 주한 미군 (ko)  (Yongsan)
UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)Local: Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK (en) + Jaehahn Yuen Ginyeomgongwon : JYG – 재한유엔기념공원 (ko) + Birleşmiş Milletler Anıt Mezarlığı Komisyonu : BMAMK (tr)  (Tanggok)


94 Organisations or Groupings membership (selective)


AFRICAN BANK African Development Bank : AFDB  (Tunis)
AFTA Asean Plus Three : Asean Free Trade Area : AFTA  (Jakarta)
AIR SPORTS World Air Sports Federation : WASF  (Lausanne)
ANTARCTICA Antarctic Treaty System : ATS  ((Buenos Aires))
ASIA Asia Cooperation Dialogue : ACD  (Astana)
ASIA-AFRICA Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization : AALCO  (New Delhi)
ASIA-EUROPE Asia-Europe Meeting : ASEM  (Beijing + Singapore)
ASIA-PACIFIC Secretariat of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation : APEC  (Singapore)
ASIAN BANK Asian Development Bank : ADB  (Mandaluyong City)
ATLANTIC TUNA International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas : ICCAT  (Madrid)
CENTRAL BANK Bank for International Settlements : BIS  (Basle)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
CHINA-JAPAN-SOUTH KOREA CHINA-JAPAN-REPUBLIC OF KOREA Trilateral Summit  (Fukuoka)
CICA Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia : CICA  (Alma-Ata)
COLOMBO PLAN Colombo Plan for Co-operative Economic and Social Development in Asia and the Pacific : CESDAP  (Colombo)
COMMON FUND Common Fund for Commodities : CFC  (Geneva)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
EAST ASIA Asean Plus Eight : East Asia Summit : EAS  (Singapore)
EUROPEAN BANK European Bank for Reconstruction and Development : EBRD  (London)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF TWENTY GROUP OF TWENTY Summits  (Washington-District of Columbia)
HAGUE CONFERENCE Hague Conference on Private International Law : HCCH  (The Hague)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
HUMANITARIAN LAW International Humanitarian Fact-Finding Commission : IHFFC  (Berne)
HYDROGRAPHY International Hydrographic Organization : IHO  (Monaco)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
IFAD International Fund for Agricultural Development : IFAD Specialized Agency  (Rome)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INTER-AMERICAN BANK Inter-American Development Bank : IADB  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTER-PARLIAMENTARY UNION Inter-Parliamentary Union : IPU  (Grand Saconnex)
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT International Criminal Court : ICCT  (The Hague)
INTERNATIONAL ENERGY International Energy Agency : IEA  (Paris)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
ISO International Organization for Standardization : ISO  (Geneva)
ITER International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor Project : ITER  (Cadarache)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
KOREAN PENINSULA Korean Peninsula Energy Development Organization : KEDO  (New York)
MARITIME LAW International Maritime Committee : IMC  (Antwerp)
MIGRATION International Organization for Migration : IOM  (Geneva)
MISSILES Missile Technology Control Regime : MTCR  (Paris)
NATURE CONSERVATION International Union for Conservation of Nature : IUCN  (Gland)
NORTH PACIFIC North Pacific Marine Science Organization : PICES  (Victoria)
NORTHWEST ATLANTIC FISHERIES Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization : NAFO  (Dartmouth)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO [Provisional Secretariat]  (Vienna)
OECD Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development : OECD  (Paris)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
REFRIGERATION International Institute of Refrigeration : IIR  (Paris)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
SOUTHERN BLUEFIN TUNA Commission for the Conservation of Southern Bluefin Tuna : CCSBT  (Canberra)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
TROPICAL TUNA Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission : IATTC  (San Diego-La Jolla)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women : UNIFEM  (New York)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York)
UNITED STATES-SOUTH KOREA ALLIANCE United States-Republic of Korea Mutual Defense Treaty : UNITED STATES-SOUTH KOREA ALLIANCE  (Washington-District of Columbia + Seoul)
UNODA United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs : UNODA [Conference on Disarmament]  (Geneva)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WASSENAAR ARRANGEMENT The WASSENAAR ARRANGEMENT on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies  (Vienna)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES International Bureau of Weights and Measures : IBWM  (Sevres + Saint Cloud)
WESTERN AND CENTRAL PACIFIC OCEAN FISHERIES Commission for the Conservation and Management of Highly Migratory Fish Stocks in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean : Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission : WCPFC  (Kolonia on Ponape)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHALING International Whaling Commission : IWC  (Impington)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WORLD BUSINESS International Chamber of Commerce : ICC [The Word Business Organization]  (Paris)
WORLD TRADE World Trade Organization : WTO  (Geneva)


Other Territories or Entities within the 2024's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AMERICAN BASES IN KOREA United States Forces KOREA  (Yongsan)
KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE Buffer Zone of the KOREAN DEMILITARIZED ZONE [United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission-UNCMAC]  (Panmunjom)
NAMINARA NAMINARA Republic  (Namiseom)
UNITED NATIONS MEMORIAL CEMETERY Commission for the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in Korea : CUNMCK  (Tanggok)

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