Chungcheongbuk-do

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North Chungcheong Province
Province
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 충청북도
 • Hanja 忠清北道
 • Revised Romanization Chungcheongbuk-do
Official logo of North Chungcheong Province
Emblem of North Chungcheong
Region Hoseo
Caipital Cheongju
Subdiveesions 3 ceeties; 8 coonties
Government
 • Govrenor Lee Si-jong
Area
 • Total 7,432 km2 (2,870 sq mi)
Area rank 8t
Population (2005)
 • Total 1,460,453
 • Rank 8t
 • Density 196/km2 (510/sq mi)
Metropolitan Symbols
 • Flouer White Magnolia
 • Tree Zelkova
 • Bird Magpie
Dialect Chungcheong
Website eng.cb21.net (Inglis)

Chungcheongbuk-do (Scots: North Chungcheong Province) is a province in the centre o the Republic o Korea. It wis formit in 1896 frae the northeastren hauf o the umwhile Chungcheong province. The provincial caipital is Cheongju.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is pairt o the Hoseo region, an is bundit on the wast bi Chungcheongnam-do province, on the north bi Gyeonggi-do an Gangwon-do provinces, on the sooth bi Jeollabuk-do province, an on the east bi Gyeongsangbuk-do. Chungcheongbuk-do is the anerlie land-lockit province in Sooth Korea. The province is maistly muntainous, dominatit bi the Noryeong Muntains tae the north an the Sobaek Muntains tae the east.

Resources[eedit | eedit soorce]

Agricultural products includes rice, barley, beans, an potatoes, but the province specializes in ginseng an tobacco. The tobacco wis introducit frae the US in 1912, transplantit frae Virginia.

There are mineral reserves o gowd, iron, coal, steatite, fluorite, an molybdenum, as well as marble an limestane in the northren pairt o the province. Silk weavin plays an important role.

Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The main attractions in the province are Munt Songni (1,058 metres (3,471 ft)) in the Sobaek muntains an its naitional pairk. Beopjusa, the steid o ane o the auldest temples o Korea is locatit in this naitional pairk, as in Guinsa, the heidquarters o the Cheontae sect. There is anither naitional pairk aroond Munt Worak.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Chungcheongbuk-do is dividit intae 3 ceeties (si) an 9 coonties (gun). Each entity is leetit belaw in Inglis, hangul, an hanja.

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Cheongju (청주시, 淸州市, caipital)

Coonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Chungbuk is the steid o several tertiary institutions, includin:

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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