South Korea

South Korea is a country created after the defeat of Japan during World War II as a result of the division of the Korean Empire, which was annexed by Japan in 1910.

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The area located below the 38th parallel north was occupied by the United States. As a result of hostilities during the Korean War, the borderline between the countries has changed slightly, but it still runs close to the 38th parallel.