North Chungcheong Province (Korean: 충청북도, Chungcheongbuk-do), also known as Chungbuk, is a province of South Korea.North Chungcheong has a population of 1,578,934 (2014) and has a geographic area of 7,433 km 2 (2,870 sq mi) located in the Hoseo region in the south-center of the Korean Peninsula.
Chungju (충주시) is a city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea. Uamsan is a mountain located within the outskirts of the city. The city is famous for the annual martial arts festival held in October. Also of note, former UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon grew up here.
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The province is pairt o the Hoseo region, an is bundit on the wast bi Chungcheongnam-do province, on the north bi Gyeonggi-do an Gangwon-do provinces, on the sooth bi Jeollabuk-do province, an on the east bi Gyeongsangbuk-do. Chungcheongbuk-do is the anerlie land-lockit province in Sooth Korea. The province is maistly muntainous, dominatit bi the Noryeong Muntains tae the north an the Sobaek Muntainstae the east.
Agricultural products includes rice, baurley, beans, an potatoes, but the province specializes in ginseng an tobacco. The tobacco wis introducit frae the US in 1912, transplantit frae Virginia. There are mineral reserves o gowd, iron, coal, steatite, fluorite, an molybdenum, as well as marble an limestanein the northren pairt o the province. Silk weavin plays an important role.
The main attractions in the province are Munt Songni (1,058 metre (3,471 ft)) in the Sobaek muntains an its naitional pairk. Beopjusa, the steid o ane o the auldest temples o Korea is locatit in this naitional pairk, as in Guinsa, the heidquarters o the Cheontae sect. There is anither naitional pairk aroond Munt Worak.
Chungcheongbuk-do is dividit intae 3 ceeties (si) an 9 coonties (gun). Each entity is leetit belaw in Inglis, hangul, an hanja.
Chungbuk is the steid o several tertiary institutions, includin: 1. Chungbuk National University 2. Korea Air Force Academy 3. Korea National University of Education 4. Cheongju National University of Education 5. Cheongju University 6. Seowon University 7. Semyung University 8. Far East University 9. Youngdong University 10. Chung Cheong College 11. Jusung College 12. Daewon Science College
Chungcheongbuk-do provincial government English-language home page Archived 2010-11-22 at the Wayback Machine
Chungcheongbuk-do. Chungcheongbuk-do (of Nuurd-Chungcheong Prowins, üüb Koreaans: 충청북도) as en prowins uun a maden faan Süüdkorea. Det hee 1.589.347 lidj (2015). At hoodsteed faan't prowins as Cheongju .
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Cheongju has been an important provincial town since ancient times. During Hideyoshi's Invasions of Korea, Cheongju was the site of the Battle of Cheongju, during which the Korean forces re-took the city from the Japanese forces in an important early victory. The government of the province relocated here from Chungju in 1908.