Korean is an East Asian language spoken primarily in North and South Korea, where it is the official language, as well as in diaspora communities around the world. It has over 75 million speakers worldwide. Korean has a unique writing system, which uses a combination of phonetic letters and Chinese characters. It has a complex grammar structure with a system of verb conjugations and noun declensions. Korean has been influenced by various languages, including Chinese and Japanese, and is known for its literature, music, film, and television dramas. It is an important language for trade, technology, and culture in East Asia.