Gangneung


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Gangneung

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Kangnung

(gäng`no͝ong`), city (1993 pop. 151,921), Gangwon (Kangwon) prov., NE South Korea, a port on the Sea of Japan (or East Sea). An agricultural center with a silk weaving industry, Gangneung is famed for its beautiful scenery; Gyeongpo provincial park and Odaesan national park are nearby.
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Contract awarded for Feasibility and basic design for gangneung station urban renewal new deal project
24, 2018, file photo, Gold medalist Lee Seung-hoon of South Korea celebrates on the podium of the men's mass start speedskating race at the Gangneung Oval at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea.
But today only the occasional elderly stroller passes through the Olympic park in Gangneung, where the cavernous speed-skating arena stands dark and ice-less.
Located in Gangwon province east of Seoul, Gangneung is a laid-back city bordered by mountains on one side and the sea on the other.
A KTX bullet train en route to Seoul derailed shortly after departing from Gangneung with 198 passengers aboard Saturday morning, injuring fourteen passengers.
Hungary's Sandor Liu Shaolin celebrates winning the gold medal in the men's 5,000m relay short track speed skating A final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 22, 2018.
At the Gangneung Ice Arena, the venue for figure skating and short track speed skating, a tent set up for security screenings lay flat on the pavement.
Athletes performing in ice events such as hockey and skating will be accommodated in the Gangneung Olympic Village, east of Pyeongchang.
ISLAMABAD -- The 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games ceremonies will be held in Pyeongchang rather than nearly city of Gangneung, announced the South Korean government Thursday.
Figure 1 indicates Northeastern Asia including the study area near Gangneung city (37[degrees]45,N, 128[degrees]54iE; 20 m height above Mean Sea Level) in the Korean eastern coastal region.
2 (BNA) Two F 5F fighter jets crashed into a mountain near Gangneung, about 237 kilometers east of Seoul, during a training mission on Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.
KT Corporation, a Korean service provider, has used Firetide equipment to deploy a metropolitan wireless mesh network in a popular Korean holiday destination, bringing free Internet access and enabling a city-wide sensor network in Gangneung City and the nearby Gyeongpo Beach area.