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Sunchon,South Korea: see SuncheonSuncheon
, city (1995 pop. 249,241), South Jeolla (Cholla) prov., SW South Korea. It is a transportation, administrative, agricultural, and service center. It is the site of the Songgwang Temple, one of South Korea's three largest Buddhist temples.
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a city in South Korea, in the province of Cholla-Namdo. Population, approximately 100,000. Sunchon is a major highway and railroad junction. It is noted for its light industry and food-processing industry.
a city in the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea, in Pyongan-namdo Province, on the Taedong River. Population, about 50,000. Sunchon is an important transportation junction. Industry in the city includes the production of chemical fertilizers, carbide, dyes, and building materials. The city also has enterprises of the machine-building and food industries.