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Public Transportation in Korea
South Korea has world class public transportation options with modern subways, high speed trains and buses that arrive on time.
South Korea Overview
South Korea is an amazing place to live for a year! There's a reason why thousands of westerners choose to work in Korea every year.
When to Apply
There are two major hiring sessions throughout the year. Coordinating your application date with the primary hiring periods is recommended.
Benefits You Can Expect
Teaching in Korea comes with lots of perks. Free airfare and a furnished rent free apartment are just some of the great things you can expect.
Gyeongbuk-Do South Korea
Also known as North Gyeongsang Province
Gyeongbuk is home to 2.75 million people and is the largest region in the country containing 10 cities and 13 counties. The province is surrounded by mountainous terrain and the climate ranges greatly from extreme winters to hot summers. The East coast stays warm with little climate change during the year whereas the inland gets very hot and receives little rain. The province is home to 20% of Korea’s cultural assets and is viewed as the national leader of modernization. The province is home to 38 universities and a large number of western expats. Their provincial tree is the Zelcova chosen for its long life and strong vitality. The provincial bird is the Heron which is thought to bring good luck and wealth.
Official Gyeongbuk Do Homepage
Gyeongbuk Do Wikipedia
Major Cities in Gyeongbuk Province
-Recognized for its culture and folk traditions.
Andong International Maskdance Festival
-Located between major transportation routes directed towards Seoul and Busan – Recognized for its history and scenic beauty
-Central location providing easy access to major cities, beaches and tourist areas – Known as the silicon valley of South Korea – Home to Gumosan Provincial Park – Has developed rapidly over the decades.
-Very famous tourist destination in Korea – Rich history and home to numerous festivals and attractions
-Large portion of the city resides within the Metropolitan area of Daegu – Beautiful mountains throughout the region
-Famous for its tourist attractions and numerous historic areas – City name means “To hear good news”
-Coastal city recognized for its beautiful beaches and tourist attractions – Has a developed downtown district and large port area
-Renowned for its agricultural farm lands – Has the highest percentage of farming residents in the country – Offers a rural feeling despite the size of its population
-Transportation hub of the area – Offers access to major highways, bus routes and Jungang and Daegu train lines
-Known for a famous Buseoksa Temple and its panaramic mountain views
Other Korean Provinces