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Gangwon

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Kangwon

(gäng`wŭn`), province (1995 pop. 1,466,794), N South Korea. ChuncheonChuncheon
or Chunchon
, 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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 is the capital. The 38th parallel that divided Korea after World War II ran through Gangwon, but after the Korean War truce of 1953 much of the province returned from North to South Korean rule. Mining (iron, coal, tungsten, fluorite), farming, and fishing are chief economic activities in the province.
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Starting this Friday, Gangwon Rock Festival will provide three full days of live music in Inje County, Gangwon Province, east of Seoul.
Choi Moon-soon, the governor of Gangwon Province, who visited North Korea from August 10-19 to attend an international Under-15 football tournament in Pyongyang, said that the North positively responded to his co-hosting proposal for the largest Asian winter sports festival.
This isn't lost on Gangwon province, which governs Pyeongchang and nearby Gangneung, a seaside city that will host Olympic skating and hockey events.
Choi Moon-soon personally invited Filipinos last month to visit his province of Gangwon-do in east South Korea when he graced the recent Korea Winter Travel Fair 2017: Let's go to Gangwon! Addressing questions from the BusinessMirror on their efforts to attract tourists despite the constant threats from North Korea, Choi and Korea Tourism Office (KTO)-Manila Director Park In-shik assured everyone that there is nothing to worry about.
The 12th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, also known as COP 12, was held on October 6-17 in Pyeongchang, Gangwon Province.
Washington, October 25 ( ANI ): In a bid to attract tourists officials in north east Gangwon Province are planning to set up a nude beach in South Korea.
Mobile, fixed, IP and optics technologies provider Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris:ALU) (NYSE:ALU) announced on Monday that it has been selected by Korean communications service provider KT to provide IP routing technology to deliver a better services to its residential customers in the Seoul and GangWon regions.
Pyeongchang County, located approximately 180 km east of Seoul, is a county in Gangwon province, South Korea and the third largest county in the country.
Seoul, Incheon, and parts of Gyeonggi and Gangwon provinces, predicting the
The South Korean military has admitted it found no fewer than 200 South Korean rice sacks transported to North Korean Army units on about 10 occasions near the demilitarized zone, including Gangwon Province between 2003 and recently, the report said.
The Danish wind turbines manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems A/S said on Friday (10 June) that it had secured an order for 49 wind turbines from Gangwon Wind Power Co Ltd in Korea.
By Grace Lee, Park Si-soo The summer heat is upon Korea The mid-day high in Seoul, Gangneung, Chuncheon and Daegu reached 31-33C on Friday, marking it the hottest day of the year The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) issued a heatwave advisory in Gangwon and South Gyeongsang provinces at 11 am The sultry weather is forecast to last throughout the weekend.