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South Korea: see JeonjuJeonju
or Chonju
, 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.
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a city in South Korea and capital of Cholla-pukdo (North Cholla Province). Population, 277,000 (1973). Chonju, a transportation junction, is linked by railroad with the ports of Kunsan on the Yellow Sea and Yosu on the Korea Strait. The city has enterprises of the food-processing (including rice-polishing), textile, wood-products, and paper industries.

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Do-Kyeong Hwang received his BS and MS degrees from Chonbuk National University, Chonju, Korea, in 2001 and 2003, respectively.
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The engines will use DaimlerChrysler technology and are to be produced starting in 2004 at Chonju, the site of a major Hyundai plant.
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The commercial-vehicle joint venture will take over Hyundai's Chonju plant for such vehicles.