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    About Busan / Korea

    The Korea Peninsula is located in North-East Asia and its neighbors are China, Russia and Japan. Because of its unique geographical location, Korea is a very piece of land and international hub of Asia.


    Korea lies in the temperate zone and has four distinct seasons. The last month of the autumn, November, is another mild month in Busan, South Korea, with an average temperature fluctuating between 10.2°C (50.4°F) and 14.5°C (58.1°F). In Busan, South Korea, the average high-temperature in November drops from an agreeable 20.1°C (68.2°F) in October to a moderate 14.5°C (58.1°F).

    UNESCO Heritage in Korea

    UNESCO World Heritage refers to both cultural and natural heritage sites registered on the World Heritage List. In November 1972, UNESCO adopted the "Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage" in the General Conference during its seventeenth session. Under the Convention, the World Heritage committee established a World Heritage List that includes cultural and natural heritage with outstanding value whose conservation is recognized to be in the interest of all humanity. As of December 2016, Korea has eleven cultural heritage sites and one natural heritage site.

    Apart from this, UNESCO also has a separate program called 'Memory of the World' and 'Intangible Heritage of Humanity.' In Korea, there are thriteen and nineteen of them respectively.

    Han Style

    The 2000s have seen a sharp rise in the popularity of Korean culture, with music and dramas hitting all the right notes. Interest in Korea, triggered by the success of leading Korean dramas and popular music, continues to escalated to include a host of other aspects of Korean culture, such as hangeul (Korean alphabet), hansik (Korean food), hanbok (traditional Korean clothing), hanok (traditional Korean houses), hanji (traditional Korean paper), as well as Korean music. In Korea, the aforementioned six cultural symbols are collectively referred to as "Han Style".