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Map showing location of South Korea

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From south +‎ Korea, due to its southerly position on the Korean peninsula.

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  • Rhymes: -iːə

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South Korea

  1. A country in East Asia, comprising the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. Official name: Republic of Korea. Capital: Seoul.
    • 2024 January 9, “South Korea bans dog meat trade for human consumption”, in EFE[1], archived from the original on 10 January 2024[2]:
      HSI data indicates that up to a million dogs are bred and sacrificed annually in South Korea for human consumption, even though demand is at a “historic low,” with about 6 million dogs residing in South Korean homes and 57 percent of the population supporting the ban.

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