Welcome to Korea

Updated: March 4, 2009, 12:08 PM ET
By Joe Connor | Special to ESPN.com

QUICK FACTS Most Known Outside Baseball For … Military Demarcation Line within the 2.5-mile wide Demilitarized Zone has separated Communist North Korea from Democratic South Korea since 1953.

Location: Eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan (or sometimes referred to as the East Sea) and the Yellow Sea.

Size: 38,368 square miles, or slightly larger than Indiana

Population: 48 million

People: Homogeneous (except for about ...

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