Gangwon

Gangwon or Kangwon (gäng'wŭn') , province (1995 pop. 1,466,794), N South Korea. Chuncheon is the capital. The 38th parallel that divided Korea after World War II ran through Gangwon, but after the Korean War truce of 1953 much of the province returned from North to South Korean ru...
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Gangwon

[historical province] Gangwon Province or Gangwon-do (kaŋwʌn-do) was one of the Eight Provinces of Korea during the Joseon Dynasty. The province was formed in 1395, and derived its name from the names of the principal cities of Gangneung (강릉; 江陵) and the provincial capital Wonju (원주; 原州). In 1895, Gangwon-do was replaced b...
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