English I  2019

Territory and Territorial Waters of Korea


 The Korean Peninsula lies between 33 and 44 degrees north latitude and 124 and 132 degrees east longitude and has a cool, temperate climate. Korean Standard Time (KST) is nine hours ahead of England, where the prime meridian passes through Greenwich. The Peninsula is surrounded on three sides by water. Four edges include Bidanseom Island (Maan-do, Yongcheon-gun, Pyeonganbuk-do) at the westernmost point, Yuwonjin, Onseong-gun, Hamgyeongbuk-do at the northernmost point, Dokdo, Ulleung-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do at the easternmost point, and Marado Island (Seogwipo-si, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province) at the southernmost point.