North Chungcheong Province

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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • McCune‑Reischauer Ch’ungch’ŏngbukto
 • Revised Romanization Chungcheongbuk‑do
Banner o Chungcheongbuk-do
Offeecial logo o Chungcheongbuk-do
Location of Chungcheongbuk-do
Coordinates: 36°45′N 127°45′E / 36.750°N 127.750°E / 36.750; 127.750Coordinates: 36°45′N 127°45′E / 36.750°N 127.750°E / 36.750; 127.750
Kintra Sooth Korea
Region Hoseo
Caipital Cheongju
Subdiveesions 3 ceeties; 8 coonties
 • Govrenor Lee Si-jong
 • Total 7,433 km2 (2,870 sq mi)
Aurie rank 8th
Population (October, 2014)[1]
 • Tot 1,578,934
 • Rank 7th
 • Density 213/km2 (550/sq mi)
Metropolitan Seembols
 • Flouer White Magnolia
 • Tree Zelkova
 • Bird Magpie
ISO 3166 code KR-43
Dialect Chungcheong
Wabsteid (in Inglis)
adderess 360-765 89 seongan dong (sangdangdo 82) sangdang gu cheongju si chung cheongbuk do korea

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, baurley, 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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