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I. General Facts – II. History and Culture – III. History of Religion – IV. History of Christianity

I. General Facts

With 122,400 km2 (Democratic People's Republic of Korea: DPRK) and 99,200 km2 (Republic of Korea: RK), the surface of the Korean peninsula with its surrounding islands is roughly comparable to that of Great Britain or Italy. In terms of latitude, the situation of the Korean peninsula corresponds appro…

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Eikemeier, Dieter and Kwang-sun Suh, David, “Korea”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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