Iksan


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Iksan

(ēk`sän`), city (1995 pop. 322,749), NW North Jeolla (Cholla) prov., South Korea, on the Mangyeong and Geum rivers. A rail and highway transportation hub, the city lies on a plain where grains, fruits, and vegetables are grown. The knitwear, precious metals, and jewelry industries are important. Iksan was formed by the merger of the city of Iri with Iksan county in 1995.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia™ Copyright © 2013, Columbia University Press. Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. www.cc.columbia.edu/cu/cup/
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The annual sporting event is held in Iksan, North Jeolla Province, from Oct.
Rhizomes of Alisma orientale (Alismataceae) were purchased in February 2010 from the University Oriental Herbal Drugstore, Iksan, Korea, and were identified by Professor Youn-Chul Kim, College of Pharmacy, Wonkwang University (Korea).
Noor Islamic Bank (Noor) announced Nurul Iksan from Bali, Indonesia, has won the grand prize of its global 'Shape Your Bank' challenge; the winner takes home $20,000 in cash for offering the best idea to improve the banking experience.
A new statement from Iksan Tatang, the director general of air transportation in Indonesia, appears to contradict earlier reports stating that the pilot of the missing Adam Air aircraft had sent distress calls before the aircraft disappeared.
From the Department of Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery, Wonkwang University Hospital, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Iksan, Jeonbuk, Republic of Korea.
Limited quantities of seed of Jeokwangtangkong can be obtained from the National Honam Agricultural Experiment Station, RDA, Iksan 570-080, Korea (fax 0653-840-2111).
"An absolutely ridiculous thing happened to a firefighter trying to protect the life and safety of the people," said Interior Minister Kim Boo-kyum during the funeral of the deceased firefighter, held in Iksan, North Jeolla Province on Wednesday.
Air transport director Mohammad Iksan Tatang said that the government is considering revoking the carrier's licence since the flight was illegal and the country risks international sanction.