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9 Unknown Facts About South Korea

1.South Korea has a separate age system, where a newborn is considered one year old.

2.  Korea has one of the highest rates of plastic surgery in the world.

3. The world's largest indoor theme park, Lotte World, is located in Seoul.

4. Couples in Korea celebrate multiple anniversaries based on the day they met, started dating, and got married.

5.Koreans traditionally eat seaweed soup on their birthdays.

6. The Korean alphabet, Hangul, was created in the 15th century to increase literacy.

7. Korean is the fifteenth most spoken language in the world.

8. Koreans consider the number four unlucky as it sounds like the word for "death" in Korean.

9. It is considered rude to tip in South Korea.