Cheongju

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Cheongju

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Chongju

(chông`jo͞o`), city (1995 pop. 531,195), capital of North Chungcheong prov., W central South Korea. It is a transportation hub and a marketing and processing center for the surrounding agricultural region. Electronic and electrical products, metal products, petrochemicals, ceramics, and consumer goods are the city's main manufactures.
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Address for correspondence: Junyoung Kim, Division of Enteric Diseases, Center for Infectious Diseases, Korea National Institute of Health, Osong-eup, Heungdeok-gu, Cheongju-si, Chungcheongbuk-do, 363-709, Republic of Korea; e-mail: jun49@hanmail.