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Seoul

(Encyclopedia)Seoul sāˈo͞ol, sāˈo͝ol, sōl [key], city (1995 pop. 10,229,262), capital of South Korea, NW South Korea, on the Han River. It has special status equivalent to that of a province. The political, ...

Keijo

(Encyclopedia)Keijo: see Seoul, South Korea.

Kyongsong

(Encyclopedia)Kyongsong: see Seoul, South Korea.

Incheon

(Encyclopedia)Incheon or Inchon ĭnˈchän, Korean ēnchən [key], city, Gyeonggi (Kyonggi) prov., NW South Korea, on the Yellow Se...

Sejong City

(Encyclopedia)Sejong City, city (2012 est. pop. 120,000), E central South Korea, c.75 mi (120 km) S of Seoul. A planned city, Sejong City was established to host many national government agencies in order to reliev...

Uijeongbu

(Encyclopedia)Uijeongbu or Uijongbu o͝oˈēˈjôngˈbo͞oˈ [key], city (1995 pop. 276,255), Gyeonggi (Kyonggi) prov., NW South Korea. Part of Seoul's fringe industrial region, Uijeongbu is an agricultural center ...

Chungju

(Encyclopedia)Chungju cho͞ongˈjo͞oˈ [key], city, North Chungcheong prov., central South Korea. Chungju is an ...

Pyeongtaek

(Encyclopedia)Pyeongtaek or Pyongtaek, city (2016 pop. 470,832), Gyeonggi prov., NW South Korea, 45 mi (70 km) S of Seoul. In a rice, fruit, and dairy farming area, it is a port on the Yellow Sea and home to large ...

Paik, Nam June

(Encyclopedia)Paik, Nam June näm jo͞on pīk [key], 1932–2006, Korean-American artist, widely considered the founder of video art, b. Seoul, studied art and music at Tokyo Univ. and in Germany. A performance and...

Gyeonggi

(Encyclopedia)Gyeonggi or Kyonggi gyŭngˈgēˈ [key], province, NW South Korea. Suwon is the capital. The province ...

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