Korea Strait

Korea Strait
Korea Strait.png
Map showing the Korea Strait.
Japanese name
Kanji 対馬海峡
Hiragana つしまかいきょう
Revised Hepburn Tsushima Kaikyō
North Korean name
Chosŏn'gŭl 조선해협
Hancha 朝鮮海峽
Revised Romanization Joseon Haehyeop
McCune–Reischauer Chosŏn Haehyŏp
South Korean name
Hangul 대한해협
Hanja 大韓海峽
Revised Romanization Daehan Haehyeop
McCune–Reischauer Taehan Haehyŏp

The Korea Strait is a sea passage between Japan and South Korea, connecting the East China Sea and the Sea of Japan in the northwest Pacific Ocean. The strait is split by the Tsushima Island into the western channel and the Tsushima Strait (eastern channel).

Geography

To the north it is bounded by the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula, and to the south by the southwestern Japanese islands of Kyūshū and Honshū. It is about 200 km (120 mi) wide and averages about 90 to 100 meters (300 ft) deep.

Tsushima Island divides the Korea Strait into the western channel and the Tsushima Strait. The western channel is deeper (up to 227 meters) and narrower than the Tsushima Strait.

Other Languages
العربية: كوريا (مضيق)
Avañe'ẽ: Ypo'i Korea
azərbaycanca: Koreya boğazı
башҡортса: Корея боғаҙы
беларуская: Карэйскі праліў
български: Корейски проток
Чӑвашла: Корей пырĕ
Deutsch: Koreastraße
فارسی: تنگه کره
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Chêu-sién Hói-hia̍p
한국어: 대한해협
Bahasa Indonesia: Selat Korea
ქართული: კორეის სრუტე
қазақша: Корея бұғазы
Kiswahili: Mlango wa Korea
Кыргызча: Корей кысыгы
latviešu: Korejas šaurums
македонски: Корејски Проток
მარგალური: კორეაშ საროტი
Bahasa Melayu: Selat Korea
Nederlands: Straat Korea
नेपाल भाषा: कोरिया जलसन्धि
日本語: 対馬海峡
norsk nynorsk: Koreasundet
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Koreya boʻgʻozi
ភាសាខ្មែរ: ច្រកកូរ៉េ
português: Estreito da Coreia
Simple English: Korea Strait
svenska: Koreasundet
Türkçe: Kore Boğazı
українська: Корейська протока
Tiếng Việt: Eo biển Triều Tiên
吴语: 对马海峡
粵語: 朝鮮海峽
中文: 朝鲜海峡