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Korea, South Transnational Issues Profile 2017

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Disputes - internationalMilitary Demarcation Line within the 4-km-wide Demilitarized Zone has separated North from South Korea since 1953; periodic incidents with North Korea in the Yellow Sea over the Northern Limit Line, which South Korea claims as a maritime boundary; South Korea and Japan claim Liancourt Rocks (Tok-do/Take-shima), occupied by South Korea since 1954
Refugees and internally displaced personsstateless persons: 197 (2016)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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