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Monday, 9 August 2010

Korea’s New Address System to Map Out a New Way of Life


Anybody who has tried to look for an address in Korea knows that it is difficult. Even reading and speaking Korean is not necessarily an aid, as most people couldn't find Somae-dong 411-2 even if you offered them money. Koreans, when offering directions to their house or office, never do so using street names. They use landmarks, like subway stations, convenience stores, phone boxes, post offices, and so on.

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