Terra incognita

Why doesn’t Google provide any map data for Korea?  At the time of this writing, the only indications of human habitation are in the satellite view.  Compare with nearby Japan and China.  Even Kyrgyzstan gets more love.

“Let me see capital of South Korea.”
(waving hand) “You don’t need to see the capital of South Korea.
“We don’t need to see the capital of South Korea.”
These aren’t the geopolitically significant nations you are looking for.”
“These aren’t the geopolitically significant nations we’re looking for.”
He can go about his business.”
“You can go about your business.”
Move along.”
“Move along.  Move along.”

update: Seoul, Pyongyang, and some water features are now indicated. [2008.10.14]

update: Dozens more municipalities in S. Korea have been added, as well as hangul labels. [2008.11.18]

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