The Korean peninsula, in which there are two Koreas today – South and North, used to be a united country with long lasting traditions and hardworking people.

Sejong the Great - the fourth king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea, creator of the native phonetic writing system Hangul (한글).

Yi Sun-Sin (이순신) is one of the main historical national heroes of Korea. The Korean naval commander, with victories at sea, reliably defended his country from the Japanese invasion during the Imjin war.