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Descriptor in English: Korea
Descriptor in Spanish: Corea (Geográfico)
Descriptor in Portuguese: Coreia (Geográfico)
Descriptor in French: Corée
Tree number(s): Z01.252.474.557
Z01.586.407
Scope note: Former kingdom, located on Korea Peninsula between Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea on east coast of Asia. In 1948, the kingdom ceased and two independent countries were formed, divided by the 38th parallel.
Annotation: prefer DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA or REPUBLIC OF KOREA
Allowable Qualifiers: EH ethnology
EP epidemiology
DeCS UI: 7898
Descriptor UI: D007723
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/13
Korea - Preferred
Concept UI M0012076
Scope note Former kingdom, located on Korea Peninsula between Sea of Japan and Yellow Sea on east coast of Asia. In 1948, the kingdom ceased and two independent countries were formed, divided by the 38th parallel.
Preferred term Korea



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