| South Korean Brazilian |
Sul Coreano Brasileiro
|Asian Neighborhood in São Paulo|
50,000 South Korean Brazilans
|Regions with significant populations|
|São Paulo City|
|Portuguese and Korean|
|Christianity and Buddhism|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Other Asian Brazilian, Korean people, Asian American|
Korean Brazilian (Portuguese: Coreano-brasileiro) is a Brazilian person of full, partial, or predominantly Korean ancestry, or a Korean-born person residing in Brazil. São Paulo ( is the largest city in Brazil, with its metropolitan area ranking among the largest urban areas in the world Portuguese ( or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia (Spain and northern Portugal. This article is mainly about the spoken Korean language See Hangul for details on the native Korean writing system Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings Buddhism is a family of beliefs and practices An Asian Brazilian is a Brazilian born person of Asian ancestry The Korean people are an East Asian Ethnic group. Most Koreans speak the Korean language. Asian Americans are Americans of Asian ancestry. They include sub-ethnic groups such as Chinese Americans Filipino Americans Indian Portuguese ( or língua portuguesa) is a Romance language that originated in what is now Galicia (Spain and northern Portugal. |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld Korea is a geographic area composed of two sovereign countries a civilization and a former state situated on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. Korean population in Brazil, the largest in Latin America, is about 50,000. 
Korean immigration to South America began on a small scale in the mid-1950s but was only formalized in 1962, when, to encourage emigration to control population, reduce unemployment, and garner foreign exchange via immigrant remittances, the South Korean government passed its Overseas Emigration Law. South America is a Continent of the Americas, situated entirely in the Western Hemisphere and mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a Year 1950 ( MCML) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Year 1962 ( MCMLXII) was a Common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. In Biology a population is the collection of inter-breeding organisms of a particular Species; in Sociology South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː In December 1962 the South Korean Ministry of Public Health and Social Affairs, to which the emigration section was attached, sent 92 people (members of seventeen families) to Brazil. |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld Although the South Korean government's desire to direct emigrants to the Southern Hemisphere was based on the size of the Brazilian economy, many Koreans were hindered by the Brazilian government's demand that all visas, including those for tourists, be preapproved. Southern Hemisphere is the half of a Planet that is South of the Equator —the word hemisphere literally means 'half ball' The Korean people are an East Asian Ethnic group. Most Koreans speak the Korean language.
Furthermore, the size of Brazil's economy and the technological sophistication of many of its sectors continue to be attractive to Koreans. |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld An economy is the realized social system of production exchange distribution and consumption of goods and services of a country or other area The Korean people are an East Asian Ethnic group. Most Koreans speak the Korean language. This has created a large flow of undocumented Korean migrants from Paraguay to Brazil. Paraguay, officially the Republic of Paraguay ( Spanish: República del Paraguay; Guaraní: Tetã Paraguái) is one of the only |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld In 1992, the South Korean embassy in Brazil extrapolated a population of about 40,000, based on families registered at its various consulates in Brazil. Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) This sample underrepresents the numbers significantly, since undocumented immigrants rarely register with South Korea's representatives in Brazil, and many documented immigrants also choose not to register. South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː Unofficial estimates put the Korean population of Brazil at between two and three times that of the embassy. The overwhelming majority (90 percent) of Korean immigrants live in São Paulo, where they have created some 2,500 small businesses, most of which produce cloth and clothing and many of which are based in their residences. São Paulo ( is the largest city in Brazil, with its metropolitan area ranking among the largest urban areas in the world Some Koreans also work in the field of electronic engineering and in the export-import trade. In São Paulo, the majority of Koreans live either in Liberdade Neighborhood, the traditional Japanese neighborhood; in Bom Retiro, a tradional immigrant neighborhood most recently populated by East European Jews; or the formerly Italian neighborhood of Brás.
The return migration of Korean Brazilians has been closely related to the economic transformation of Korean community in Brazil and the history of Korean immigration into Brazil since 1963. |utc_offset = -2 to -4 |time_zone_DST = BRST |utc_offset_DST = -2 to -5 |cctld Year 1963 ( MCMLXIII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Most Koreans decided to stay in São Paulo, where they could seek out profitable businesses and build a strong ethnic community in the city. São Paulo ( is the largest city in Brazil, with its metropolitan area ranking among the largest urban areas in the world Since the late 1980s, the economic situations of Koreans in Brazil have slowly deteriorated. Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) Many successful Koreans who accumulated sufficient wealth abandoned Brazil to look for economic opportunities elsewhere. The Korean people are an East Asian Ethnic group. Most Koreans speak the Korean language. Some non-affluent Koreans who failed to adjust to Brazilian society also did not find bright futures in Brazil. Some Korean immigrants in Brazil decided to return to their homeland, the economy of which has grown much faster than Brazil’s since the 1980s. The early Korean immigrants who migrated as family units maintained strong ethnic consciousness. Family denotes a group of People affiliated by consanguinity affinity or co-residence Thus, they were able to adapt to Korean society relatively easily when they returned to Korea. Korea is a geographic area composed of two sovereign countries a civilization and a former state situated on the Korean Peninsula in East Asia. Young Korean Brazilians who completed basic South Korean education in South Korea before moving to Brazil also did not encounter any difficulty in maintaining their Korean identity while living in Brazil thanks to the flexibility of Brazilian ethnic relations. Education encompasses both the Teaching and Learning of Knowledge, proper conduct, and technical competency However, second-generation Korean Brazilians did not develop clear ethnic identities in Brazil and had to work hard to be integrated into Korean society.