Gangwon

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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.
The 2019 NOIR Meet & Live Tour-The Ninth in Manila is presented by The Philippines Association of Gangwon Province, AIO Live Marketing, Luk Factory and FanLive.
The Korean Tourism Organization (KTO) pushes its Gangwon province as a winter destination for Filipinos.
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.
Two people were killed and another went missing Thursday after an explosion at a mine in a northeastern county in Gangwon Province, authorities said.
Taking "Passion Moves Us" as its theme, the opening ceremony of the first Winter Paralympics in South Korea took place at the 35,000-seat Olympic Stadium in PyeongChang, Gangwon Province. The Paralympics, which follows last month's Winter Olympic Games, will be held in PyeongChang and neighboring cities Gangneung and Jeongseon through March 18.
He made the remarks days after Governor Choi Moon-soon of South Korea's Gangwon Province said Saturday that he is considering a bid to co-host the Asian Games with North Korea and that the North's ski resort could be used.
ISLAMABAD -- After a thrilling finish, Ski Federation of Pakistan (SFP) contingent comprising Qamar Mirza, Master Juma Mir and Master Mumtaz Alam of GilgitBaltistan area clinched two top positions by winning gold and silver medals in their category during the 'Dream Programme2015' held in Gangwon Province, Republic of Korea.
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. About 20,000 participants from governments, international organizations, NGOs and businesses around the world gathered at Pyeongchang to discuss various issues under the theme 'Biodiversity for Sustainable Development'.
According to the NYdailynews, the soldier opened fire with a rifle at an outpost in Gangwon province, east of Seoul, killing five and injured five more, an official at South Korea's Defense Ministry said.
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.
Well, Pyeongchang is a county located in Gangwon province approximately 112 miles (180km) east of the capital Seoul.