No Man’s Land: The Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea (Interactive Infographic)

In the ceasefire of July 27, 1953, the DMZ was created as each side agreed in the Armistice to move their troops back 2000m from the front line, creating a buffer zone 4km (2. 5 miles) wide. However, this area has not been without its share of conflict since. Here, we examine the strange border relationship between North and South Korea.

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  1. No Mans Land: The Demilitarized Zone Between North and South Korea (Interactive Infographic) - wehaveways's posterous

    […] In the ceasefire of July 27, 1953, the DMZ was created as each side agreed in the Armistice to move their troops back 2000m from the front line, creating a buffer zone 4km (2. 5 miles) wide. However, this area has not been without its share of conflict since. Here, we examine the strange border relationship between North and South Korea.Source:http://www.visualnews.com/2010/12/08/no-mans-land-the-demilitarized-zone-between-north-and-south-kor… […]


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