The Korean peninsula lies adjacent to China and Japan.
To be exact, the shortest distance between Korean and Chinese coasts is 200 kilometers
and from the southeastern tip of the peninsula, it is also 200 kilometers away to the nearest point
on the Japanese coast.
The Korean peninsula is roughly 1,030 km (612 miles) long and 175 km (105 miles) wide at its narrowest point. The land area of South Korea is 99,200 sq / km (38,301 square miles), and it has a population of 51.4 million people (2011). Because of its unique geographical location, this makes Korea very viable piece of land and an international hub of Asia.