Mokpo


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Mokpo

a port in SW South Korea, on the Yellow Sea. Pop.: 253 000 (2005 est.)
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Mokpo

 

a city in South Korea, in Cholla-namdo Province. Population, 177,800 (1970). Mokpo is a railroad terminus and large port on the Yellow Sea. Textile and food-processing industries are located in the city.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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