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Chunchon,South Korea: see ChuncheonChuncheon
, 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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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in South Korea, in the Soyang River valley (Pukhan River basin). Capital of Kangwon-do (Kangwon Province). Population, 121,000 (1970). Chunchon, a transportation junction, manufactures textiles, food products, and mineral fertilizers.
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