Korean Peninsula - Atlas of the World, 10th Edition
Political Map of Korean Peninsula
This National Geographic political map of Korean Peninsula from the Atlas of the World, 10th Edition is a must-have for referential and educational purposes. It highlights all the political details about the countries including place names, political boundaries, and neighboring places.
It also features a small map index of the symbols and signs used throughout the map. You can order this high-quality map in a selection of finishing materials like paper, matte plastic, and laminate.
Where is the Korean Peninsula?
Located in East Asia, the Korean Peninsula extends southwards for about 1,100 km (680 mi) from continental Asia into the Pacific Ocean. It is surrounded by the Sea of Japan (East Sea) to the east and the Yellow Sea (West Sea) to the west, and the Korea Strait connecting the two bodies of water.
North Korea lies between latitudes 37° and 43°N and longitudes 124° and 131°E. It shares land borders with China and Russia to the North, and borders South Korea along the Korean Demilitarized Zone. Japan lies to its east across the Sea of Japan and to its west are the Yellow Sea and Korea Bay.
South Korea lies between latitudes 33° and 39°N, and longitudes 124° and 130°E. It extends some 1,100 km (680 mi) from the Asian mainland and is flanked by the Yellow Sea to the west, and the Sea of Japan to the east. The southern part of the country lies on the Korea Strait and the East China Sea.
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