Cheongwon County

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Cheongwon
청원군
Former County
Korean transcription(s)
   Hangul
   Hanja
  Revised Romanization Cheongwon-gun
  McCune–Reischauer Ch'ŏngwŏn-gun
Korea-Cheongju Airport-Jeju Air propeller plane-01.jpg
Cheongju Airport located in Cheongwon
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Emblem of Cheongwon
North Chungcheong-Cheongwon.svg
Location in South Korea
Coordinates: 36°38′00″N127°24′00″E / 36.63333°N 127.40000°E / 36.63333; 127.40000 Coordinates: 36°38′00″N127°24′00″E / 36.63333°N 127.40000°E / 36.63333; 127.40000
CountryFlag of South Korea.svg  South Korea
Region Hoseo
Administrative divisions 2 eup, 13 myeon
Area
  Total 779.06 km2 (300.80 sq mi)
Population (2001)
  Total 123,984
  Density 152/km2 (390/sq mi)
  Dialect Chungcheong

Cheongwon County (Cheongwon-gun) was a county in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. It was dissolved on July 1, 2014 and annexed by Cheongju.

Administrative divisions of South Korea

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 Province in Hoseo, South Korea

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 Republic in East Asia

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.

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