Gangwon Province (Sooth Korea)

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Coordinates: 37°30′N 128°15′E / 37.500°N 128.250°E / 37.500; 128.250

Gangwon Province

강원도
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • McCune‑ReischauerKangwŏn-to
 • Revised RomanizationGangwon-do
Location of Gangwon Province
KintraSooth Korea
RegionGwandong
(Yeongseo: wastren Gangwon; Yeongdong: eastren Gangwon)
CaipitalChuncheon
Subdiveesions7 ceeties; 11 coonties
Govrenment
 • GovrenorChoi Moon-soon
Area
 • Total20,569 km2 (7,942 sq mi)
Aurie rank2nt
Population
 (2012)
 • Tot1,551,531[1]
 • Rank8t
 • Density75.4/km2 (195/sq mi)
Metropolitan Symbols
 • FlouerRoyal Azalea[2]
 • TreeKorean Pine
 • BirdRed-crouned Crane
DialectGangwon
Wabsteidgwd.go.kr (in Inglis)

Gangwon-do is a province o Republic o Korea, wi its caipital at Chuncheon. Afore the diveesion o Korea in 1945, Gangwon an its North Korean neighbour Kangwŏn formit a single province.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gangwon-do is dividit intae 7 ceeties (si) an 11 coonties (gun). The names belaw are gien in Inglis, hangul, an hanja.

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Yanggu Coonty (양구군, 楊口郡)
  • Yangyang Coonty (양양군, 襄陽郡)
  • Yeongwol Coonty (영월군, 寧越郡)

Cultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gangwon-do is kent throughoot Korea for its production o sundubu, a variety o saft tofu made wi seawatter.

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Symbols". Gangwon Province. Retrieved 2013-06-10. 
  2. "인구 및 세대" (in Korean). Gangwon Province. Retrieved 2013-06-10. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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