Gangwon

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Gangwon

or

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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I found one this week nestled deep in the hills of Inje, Gangwondo - a county through which the divisive 38 parallel still runs.
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Plant material (MA, voucher number RIC-2015-7) used in this study was purchased from a local market in Chuncheon, Gangwondo, South Korea.
She was speaking during her visit along with Asian Development Bank delegates from ten countries to National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) in Gangwondo province of South Korea.
The trip was sponsored by AirAsia, Korean Tourism Board, Gyeonggido tourism Organization and Gangwondo provincial government.
Kangwon National University, Chuncheonsi, Gangwondo 200-701, Republic of Korea
Investment in winter sports is evident with the opening of the Alpensia Resort, Gangwondo, costing more than $1.8 billion and including Olympic-standard ski facilities, a five-star hotel and two golf courses.
Gangwondo was the region in which the old-timers could simply reach out of the bus during the 1960s and grab a handful of the plant.
ISLAMABAD -- Chairperson Benazir Incom Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon and members of the Asian Debelopment Bank (ADB) delegation visited National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) in Gangwondo province of South Korea.
This research was supported by a grant from the Pyongchang Agricultural Development and Technology Center, Gangwondo, Korea.