Jeonju

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Jeonju

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Chonju

(jôn`jo͞o`), city (1995 pop. 563,406), capital of North Jeolla (Cholla) prov., SW South Korea. It is a transportation, industrial, and agricultural center in the heart of the country's most densely populated and richest rice-growing area. Industries include food processing and the production of paper, plastics, batteries, and trucks and buses. The city was the capital of the Hu (or Later) Paekche dynasty (892–936). The founder of the Choson (Yi) dynasty, Korea's last imperial line, is buried in Jeonju.
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Contract awarded for 2015 Jeonju City Planning Information System (UPIS) Maintenance services
for the acquisition and operation of factories and production lines in Jeonju City and in Cheonan, South Korea.
Ambassador of Kyrgyzstan Duishon Chotonov visited the State University of Korea Jeonbuk on January 10 in Jeonju city in South Korea, the Kyrgyz Foreign Ministry's press service reported on January 14.
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