South Korea, located directly between China and Japan, is home to over 41 million people who live there. South Korens value family and respect for their parents and elders. Seniority and hierarchy are important in their way of life. South Korea, much like Japan, has its own culture and customs.
South Korea is a homogenous society and has ancestry from Siberia, Inner Mongolia, and Manchuria.
Korean is the official language. There are no similarites in the South Korean and Chinese languages, however, Chinese characters were used to make the South Korean alphabet.
Buddhism is the most practiced religion, but you may still observe Confucianism and Shamanism. Now, more than 40 percent of the population is comprised of Christians.
Won is the currency that is used in South Korea.