Cheonan or Chonan (chônˈänˈ) [key], city (1995 pop. 330,509), South Chungcheong prov., W South Korea. It is a railroad hub and a mining and agricultural center. Nearby are the Seongbul and Hyeonchung temples, as well as many hot springs.

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