Korea is a nation in Asia.
In 1535, Korea accepted Fusahito Emperor's request to allow the free movement of Shinto into the nation. As a result, Shinto had begun to grow mainly along the coasts.
In 1536, Korea send military support to help China in its invasion of Manchuria. The war lasted for two years, with Chinese victory. China had given Korea one tenth of Manchuria following the war.
In 1653, a new religion had emerged near Busan, called Mahayana Tao-Shintoism, which is a fusion between Taoism, Buddhism, and Shinto.
In 1871, Korea under Monarch Heonjong had begun industrialisation and modernisation to bring Korea up to date with the rest of the world.
In 1891, Monarch Heonjong reformed the government into a Constitutional Monarchy, and created a Parliament.
In 1892, Korea become a protectorate of Japan.
In 1894, following high tensions between China and Japan, Korea was invaded by China, which led to the First Sino-Japanese War. The war lasted for three years, which ended in a Japanese-Korean victory. Following the Treaty of Beijing, Korea gained the lands in Manchuria they formerly held in the past before.
In 1964, the first Korean anime was created by Heo Song-hyun centred around music called Thunderclouds and features Raiko Horikawa and Nishikino Maki as the main characters.
In 1969, Prime Minister Yun Posun had Korea to officially become a full sovereign nation again, and no longer a protectorate of Japan. However, Yun Posun remained allied with Japan and promised to continue friendly relations with them, though Korea has became neutral in world affairs in general.
In 2009, after the passing of Monarch Hyomyeong, a vote was set to whether become a republic or not. Korea transformed into a republic, after results came back with 60% of the votes voting in favour of a republic.
The capital of Korea is Hanseong. Other cities include Busan, Anyang, Hanbat (Daejeon), Icheon, Incheon, Kaechon, Kaesong, Pyongyang, Tanchon.
Korea has eight provinces, which are: Chungcheong, Gangwon, Gyeonggi, Gyeongsang, Hamgyŏng, Hwanghae, Jeolla, and P'yŏngan.
The colours for different nations are follow:
Blue = Good condition - means that the ally shows no harm or anything and is helping and being friendly to Korea
Red = Risky/Cautious - Korea is very cautious about it, and doesn't know yet whether to actually trust the ally nation or not.
- China (中国)
- Japan (日本)
Korea has trade relations with the following nations:
The colours for different nations as follows:
Yellow = A watch is issued to make sure it does not show any threat to Korea.
Red = Warning/Caution is issued as this nation is acting hostile to Korea and may need help to prevent a war from happening.
Taoism, and Buddhism are the main and official religions of Korea. Mahayana Tao-Shintoism is also recognised, and is mainly seen in the South-Eastern part of Korea.
As of the recent census of 2009, 85% follow Taoism, 13% follow Buddhism, 1% follow Mahayana Tao-Shintoism, and the other 1% follow other religions.
Korea is a Constitutional Monarchy with a National Parliament. The Prime Minister has a five year term each and is renewable. Elections are held every five years unless the Prime Minister resigns early, in which then an acting Prime Minister will occur until elections for a new one are in.
List of Monarchs
- Jungjong (1508-1551)
- Princess Hyohye (1551-1591)
- Yeongchang (1591-1621)
- Sohyeon (1621-1647)
- Princess Jeongsin (1647-1685)
- Changnyeong (1685-1713)
- Hyojang (1713-1740)
- Sungseon (1740-1763)
- Princess Myeonghye (1763-1809)
- Gyeonseong (1809-1870)
- Heonjong (1870-1893)
- Princess Hyomyeong (1893-2009)
List of Presidents
- Park Geun-hye (2010-)
List of Prime Ministers
- Kim Hong-jip (1892-1902)
- Pak Chesoon (1902-1907)
- Ye Wanyong (1907-1917)
- Syngman Rhee (1917-1932)
- Yi Dongnyeong (1932-1942)
- Kim Kyu-sik (1942-1947)
- Syngman Rhee (1947-1957)
- Chang Myon (1957-1962)
- Yun Posun (1962-1972)
- Choi Kyu-hah (1972-1987)
- Jeon Yeo-ok (1987-1992)
- Hwang Kyo-ahn (1992-1997)
- Lee Myung-bak (1997-2007)
- Na Kyung-won (2007-)
Korea will always be referred to as 'she' regardless.
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