Korea, Korean Peninsula, Dae-Han-Min-Gook, Han-Gook(noun)
an Asian peninsula (off Manchuria) separating the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan; the Korean name is Dae-Han-Min-Gook or Han-Gook
A peninsula in eastern Asia containing North Korea and South Korea.
The Korean Peninsula is a peninsula in East Asia. It extends southwards for about 684 miles from continental Asia into the Pacific Ocean and is surrounded by the Sea of Japan to the east, and the Yellow Sea to the west, the Korea Strait connecting the first two bodies of water. Until the end of World War II, Korea was a single political entity whose territory roughly coincided with the Korean Peninsula. Since the Armistice Agreement ended the Korean War in 1953, the northern division of the peninsula has been governed by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, while the southern portion has been governed by the Republic of Korea. The northern boundaries for the Korean Peninsula are commonly taken to coincide with today's political borders between North Korea and its northern neighbors, China and Russia. These borders are formed naturally by the rivers Yalu/Amnok and Tumen/Tuman/Duman. Taking this definition, the Korean Peninsula has an area of 220,847 km². The peninsula is called Chosŏn Pando in North Korea and Han Bando in South Korea based on the respective names of the two countries. They both use "Korea" as part of their official English names, which is a name that comes from the Goryeo Dynasty or Koryŏ.
The numerical value of korean peninsula in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of korean peninsula in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That was a really bad escalation of the tensions in the Korean peninsula.
The situation on the Korean peninsula is again inching close to the brink of a war.
Annual large-scale (U.S.-South Korean) war exercises are a source of heightened tensions on the Korean peninsula and increase the threat of nuclear war.
North Korea in the past did fire (projectiles) in a very similar manner, on several occasions, they fired (projectiles) from the west coast to sea off east of the Korean Peninsula.
China's position on the Korean Peninsula issue has been consistent, during the China-US presidential summit at Mar-a-Lago, both sides said they were committed to the goal of denuclearizing the peninsula, would continue to comprehensively carry out UN Security Council resolutions related to North Korea, and agreed to keep close communication and coordination on the issue.
Images & Illustrations of korean peninsula
Find a translation for the korean peninsula definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these korean peninsula definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"korean peninsula." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 22 Aug. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/korean peninsula>.