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Korea Celebrates Dokdo Day

Korea Celebrates Dokdo Day

독도의 날

Korea celebrates Dokdo Day every Oct. 25.

Korea celebrates Dokdo Day every Oct. 25.

한국의 10월 25일은 국가기념일인 ‘독도의 날’이다.

Located 435km away from the capital city of Seoul, Dokdo is Korea's easternmost island.

Located 435km away from the capital city of Seoul, Dokdo is Korea's easternmost island.

서울에서 약 435km, 울릉도에서 약 87km 떨어진 대한민국 최동단의 섬, 독도!

The volcanic outcrops in the East Sea consist of 2 main islands and 89 smaller rocks.

The volcanic outcrops in the East Sea consist of 2 main islands and 89 smaller rocks.

동해 한가운데 위치한 두 개의 큰 섬과 89개의 바위섬으로 이루어진 화산섬.

As an important stopover for migratory birds, the entire island was designated as a natural monument.

As an important stopover for migratory birds, the entire island was designated as a natural monument.

때 묻지 않은 ‘자연환경보전지역’이자, 철새들의 휴식처로 섬 전체가 천연기념물로 지정됐다.

Residents from nearby communities depend on the waters surrounding Dokdo for their livelihood, where cold and warm currents meet to form a rich fishing ground.

Residents from nearby communities depend on the waters surrounding Dokdo for their livelihood, where cold and warm currents meet to form a rich fishing ground.

한류와 난류가 교차하는 황금어장으로서 동해 어민들의 삶의 터전이자,

Dokdo also has abundant mineral resources, which serve as a valuable economic asset to the country.

Dokdo also has abundant mineral resources, which serve as a valuable economic asset to the country.

풍부한 해저 지하자원이 묻혀있는 등 독도의 경제적 가치는 무궁무진!

It is also of high military and strategic importance.

It is also of high military and strategic importance.

또, 동해 중앙에 위치해 군사적, 지리적 요충지로 중요한 가치를 지니는데...

On average, Dokdo welcomes 560 visitors every day. Since 2005, 2 mil. people have visited the island.

On average, Dokdo welcomes 560 visitors every day. Since 2005, 2 mil. people have visited the island.

2005년 이후, 방문객은 약 200만 명!
하루 평균 560명이 독도의 아름다움과 가치를 보고 간 셈.

Many cultural activities were held on this year's Dokdo Day to increase public interest in the island.

Many cultural activities were held on this year's Dokdo Day to increase public interest in the island.

올해 ‘독도의 날’에는 다양한 행사가 열리며 독도에 대한 한국인의 사랑과 관심을 널리 알렸는데...

For Koreans, Dokdo is more than just the country's easternmost territory. It is a symbol of national pride.

For Koreans, Dokdo is more than just the country's easternmost territory. It is a symbol of national pride.

동해의 작은 섬이지만, 한국인에게는 독도는 단순한 땅 이상의 소중한 가치를 지닌 곳으로 사랑받고 있다.

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Korea Celebrates Dokdo Day
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Korea celebrates Dokdo Day every Oct. 25.
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Located 435km away from the capital city of Seoul, Dokdo is Korea's easternmost island.
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The volcanic outcrops in the East Sea consist of 2 main islands and 89 smaller rocks.
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As an important stopover for migratory birds, the entire island was designated as a natural monument.
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Residents from nearby communities depend on the waters surrounding Dokdo for their livelihood, where cold and warm currents meet to form a rich fishing ground.
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Dokdo also has abundant mineral resources, which serve as a valuable economic asset to the country.
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It is also of high military and strategic importance.
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On average, Dokdo welcomes 560 visitors every day. Since 2005, 2 mil. people have visited the island.
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Many cultural activities were held on this year's Dokdo Day to increase public interest in the island.
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For Koreans, Dokdo is more than just the country's easternmost territory. It is a symbol of national pride.
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