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Gangwon

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Kangwon

(gäng`wŭn`), province (1995 pop. 1,466,794), N South Korea. ChuncheonChuncheon
or Chunchon
, city (1993 pop. 179,372), capital of Gangwon (Kangwon) prov., N South Korea. It is an important market town and rice-processing center with rail and road links to Seoul.
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 is the capital. The 38th parallel that divided Korea after World War II ran through Gangwon, but after the Korean War truce of 1953 much of the province returned from North to South Korean rule. Mining (iron, coal, tungsten, fluorite), farming, and fishing are chief economic activities in the province.
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With the 2018 Paralympics currently taking place in and around PyeongChang, Gangwon Province, actor Lee Dong-wook enjoyed a Paralympic hockey game with fans of K-pop and K-dramas.
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The 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, also known as COP 12, was held on October 6-17 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province.
Washington, October 25 ( ANI ): In a bid to attract tourists officials in north east Gangwon Province are planning to set up a nude beach in South Korea.
Mobile, fixed, IP and optics technologies provider Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris:ALU) (NYSE:ALU) announced on Monday that it has been selected by Korean communications service provider KT to provide IP routing technology to deliver a better services to its residential customers in the Seoul and GangWon regions.
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The South Korean military has admitted it found no fewer than 200 South Korean rice sacks transported to North Korean Army units on about 10 occasions near the demilitarized zone, including Gangwon Province between 2003 and recently, the report said.
The Danish wind turbines manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S said on Friday (10 June) that it had secured an order for 49 wind turbines from Gangwon Wind Power Co Ltd in Korea.
Seven out of 10 foreign travelers used Airbnb to find their accommodations for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics in Gangwon Province last month.
The Gangwon provincial government said Saturday it will continue to run most of its cultural programs presented during the Olympics to offer the best cultural experiences to Korean and foreign visitors during the Paralympics.