Soomin 珉珉
Difference of country's name Recently I am struggling with "the". What is difference between "Republic of Korea" and "The Republic of Korea"? I thought it should be either "Republic of Korea" or "the republic" But it seems "the Republic of Korea" is used a lot.
Nov 27, 2017 4:35 AM
Answers · 2
Geographical names with the words "Republic", "States" and "Kingdom" are used with "the", it's the rule.
November 27, 2017
With 'the' is correct. See for some rules. That was just the first google match I found. Notice that we also say 'The United States of America', and 'The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland'.
November 27, 2017
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