¶ OUTLINE OF KOREA
LOCAL LANGUAGE KOREAN 
LOCAL NOTATION Hwa-jang-sil-i O-die Im-ni-ka?
PRONUNCIATION " Hwa-jang-sil-i O-die Im-ni-ka? "
ABOUT LANGUAGE AND EXPRESSION "Hwa-jang-sil" means a restroom. "O-die" means where. 
OUTLINE OF TOILET CULTURE Recent buildings have sitting style(western style) toilets. But many toilets in public facilities,stations,parks,camp sites etc.,are squatting style. You can need knowledge how to use them.  

INFORMATION ABOUT TOILET / INFORMATION ABOUT URINAL

¶ INFORMATION ABOUT TOILET
  ID:KR100003 YEAR: 2000 PLACE: Seoul
(Subway Station) 
KR100003
SHAPE: SQUATTING STYLE
HOW TO CLEAN UP: BY PAPER
HOW IT DISAPPEARS: FLUSH BY WATER
DIRECTION TO FACE: TO THE ENTRANCE
DOOR: 100%
PARTITION: 100%
   
REPORTER'S COMMENTS:
(Webmaster reported)
WEBMASTER'S COMMENTS:
A toilet of a subway station in Seoul.
Sometimes you encounter a crouching style toilet like this in public facilities.
If former user throwed papers in a trash box, do not throw it in a toilet. It will be stopped up.


  ID:KR100004 YEAR: 1999 PLACE: Seoul
(a tearoom) 
KR100004
SHAPE: SITTING STYLE
HOW TO CLEAN UP: BY PAPER
HOW IT DISAPPEARS: FLUSH BY WATER
DIRECTION TO FACE: TO THE ENTRANCE
DOOR: 100%
PARTITION: 100%
   
REPORTER'S COMMENTS:
(Webmaster reported)
WEBMASTER'S COMMENTS:
A seat of this toilet is made by a cushion!
It's not so cold in winter.
A great wisdom of a cold country.


  ID:KR100005 YEAR: 2002 PLACE: Incheon
(Incheon International Airport) 
KR100005
SHAPE: SITTING STYLE
HOW TO CLEAN UP: BY WATER
HOW IT DISAPPEARS: FLUSH BY WATER
DIRECTION TO FACE: TO THE ENTRANCE
DOOR: 100%
PARTITION: 100%
   
REPORTER'S COMMENTS:
No comments in English. (Naomi reported)
WEBMASTER'S COMMENTS:
The toilet seat is coverd with a plastic sheet.
To push the red button, then a new cover comes out!
Very clean. Very confortable.


  ID:KR100006 YEAR: 2005 PLACE: Suwon-city Gyonggi-do
(Korean Folk Village) 
KR100006
SHAPE: SQUATTING STYLE
HOW TO CLEAN UP: OTHER
(Rope/Leaves etc.)
HOW IT DISAPPEARS: FALL INTO A HOLE
DIRECTION TO FACE: TO THE OPPOSITE WALL
DOOR: 100%
PARTITION: 100%
   
REPORTER'S COMMENTS:
No comments in English. (Yoshinobu Saito reported)
WEBMASTER'S COMMENTS:
A traditional Korean toilet in the Korean Folk Village.




¶ INFORMATION ABOUT URINAL
  ID:KR200001 YEAR: 1993 PLACE: Seoul
(Bookstore(kyobomunko)) 
KR200001
EXISTENCE OF URINAL: YES
SHAPE: WALL HUNG MODEL(BOX)
   
   
   
   
   
REPORTER'S COMMENTS:
(Webmaster reported)
WEBMASTER'S COMMENTS:
No comments in English.


  ID:KR200002 YEAR: 1993 PLACE: Inchon
(Inchon port) 
KR200002
EXISTENCE OF URINAL: YES
SHAPE: FLOOR MOUNTED MODEL
   
   
   
   
   
REPORTER'S COMMENTS:
(Webmaster reported)
WEBMASTER'S COMMENTS:
No comments in English.