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|• Hangul||청 원 군|
|• Hanja||淸 原 郡|
|• Revised Romanization||Cheongwon-gun|
Cheongju Airport located in Cheongwon
Location in South Korea
|Administrative divisions||2 eup, 13 myeon|
|• Total||779.06 km2 (300.80 sq mi)|
|• Density||152/km2 (390/sq mi)|
Cheongwon County (Cheongwon-gun) was a county in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. It was dissolved on July 1, 2014 and annexed by Cheongju.
South Korea is made up of 17 first-tier administrative divisions: 6 metropolitan cities, 1 special city, 1 special autonomous city, and 9 provinces, including one special autonomous province. These are further subdivided into a variety of smaller entities, including cities, counties, districts, towns, townships, neighborhoods and villages.
North Chungcheong Province, officially Chungcheongbuk-do, is a province in the centre of South Korea. It was formed in 1896 from the northeastern half of the former Chungcheong province. The provincial capital is Cheongju.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (ROK), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying to the east of the Asian mainland. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia, under Gwanggaeto the Great. South Korea lies in the north temperate zone and has a predominantly mountainous terrain. It comprises an estimated 51.4 million residents distributed over 100,363 km2 (38,750 sq mi). Its capital and largest city is Seoul, with a population of around 10 million.
Cheongwon was twinned with:
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