South Korea is a sovereign state in East Asia. Conventionally South Korea is known as the Republic of Korea. The name Korea is derived from the ancient Kingdom of Goguryeo, also known as Kory.
Korea was conquered by Imperial Japan in 1910 due to its strategic and central location. After this incidence, it was divided into North and South Korea. South Korea is the part of the G-20 major economies. South Korea occupies the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula, which extends the Asian mainland. This mountainous peninsula is flanked by the Yellow Sea to the west, and East Sea to the east. Its southern tip lies on the Korea Strait and the East China Sea. It include all its islands lying between latitudes 33° and 39°N, and longitudes 124° and 130°E.
The economy of South Korea ranks 13th in the world by both nominal and purchasing power parity GDP, identifying it as one of the G-20 major economies. South Korea’s remarkable growth in the medical domain within the last decade is remarkable. South Korea has one of the most specialized medical industries in the world, with highly advanced technologies. The School of Science in Korea University of Science and Technology established courses that allow students to build experience in research fields.