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Chuncheon

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Chunchon

(cho͞on`chôn`), 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. Textiles, silk yarn, and raw silk are produced, and other light industries are emerging. Tungsten, mica, and fluorspar are mined nearby. Chuncheon was the capital of the kingdom of Maek (250 B.C.–A.D. 660) and was later absorbed by Silla (see KoreaKorea
, Korean Hanguk or Choson, region and historic country (85,049 sq mi/220,277 sq km), E Asia. A peninsula, 600 mi (966 km) long, Korea separates the Sea of Japan (called the East Sea by Koreans) on the east from the Yellow Sea (and Korea Bay [or West Korea
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The Philippine taekwondo team, carrying the colors of Smart/MVP Sports Foundation, displayed another splendid international performance by bagging eight medals, topped by three golds, in the recent Chuncheon Korea Open championships in Chuncheon City.
Carrying the colors of SMART/MVP Sports Foundation, the Philippine taekwondo team displayed another splendid international performance by bagging eight medals, topped by three golds, in the recent Chuncheon Korea Open championships in Chuncheon City.
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Chuncheon: The governor of South Korea's northeast border province said on Monday he proposed that the two Koreas co-host the 2021 Asian Winter Games to his counterparts in Pyongyang.
The crash of the Bell UH-1H Iroquois helicopter took place in the eastern city of Chuncheon, about 110 kilometres (68 miles) from Seoul.
BAHRAIN's taekwondo national team added two more medals on the final day of the Korea International Open Championship, held in Chuncheon City, South Korea.
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Ten of the 13 killed in an early-morning landslide in Chuncheon, about 68 miles (110m) north-east of the capital, Seoul, were college students who had been doing voluntary work.
Ten of the dead were college students who had been doing voluntary work when they were caught in an early-morning landslide in Chuncheon, about 68 miles north-east of the capital, Seoul, They were staying in a resort cabin when the mud and debris engulfed them.