With over 7 million Koreans settled in 175 countries, people
of Korean descent make up the most widespread diaspora in the world. The
growth of the Korean diaspora came as consequence of the events in
modern Korean history, and despite its relatively short history from
around the mid-nineteenth century it has become a worldwide phenomenon.
Learn more about the history and the destinations of ethnic Koreans.
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