The KHS 40th Anniversary :

2021 International Congress of the Korean Hip Society

September 9 (Thu) ~11 (Sat), 2021
Millennium Hilton Seoul

About Korea

The Republic of Korea is a country visited by ten million international travelers Every year. With its long history in culture and tradition, the country has a lot of to offer to travelers. Continue reading to learn general information about Korea before visiting.

The Korean peninsula, roughly 1,030 kilometers long and 175 kilometers wide at its narrowest point, is located in Northeast Asia. With Seoul as its capital city, Korea’s total land area is 100,363 kilometers squared. Korea’s neighbors include Japan to the east, china to the west, and Democratic People’s Republic of Korea(North Korea) across the northern border.

Seoul

Seoul is the capital of Korea with over 600 years of history. It is the heart of Korea’s culture and education as well as politics and economics. Seoul is home to many old historic sites like Gyeongbokgung and Changdeokgung Palaces, and places of traditional culture like Bukchon Hanok Village, Insa-dong, and Namdaemun Market. The shopping and entertainment districts of Myeongdong and Apgujeong, and Asia's largest underground shopping center COEX Mall also draw a large number of tourists every year. The Hangang River, which runs through the center of the city, is also a distinctive landscape of Seoul that offers a myriad of resting areas for citizens.