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Type Country
Scripts Κορέα(Greek) კორეა(Georgian) Կորեա(Armenian)
Pronounced Pron. kə-REE-ə(English)

Meaning & History

From medieval Latin Corea, itself derived from Goryeo, the name of a kingdom that ruled most of the Korean Peninsula from the 10th to 14th centuries. This is the name of two countries, North and South Korea. Hanguk and Joseon are the Korean names for the countries.