North Chungcheong Province

Chungcheongbuk-do (Scots: North Chungcheong Province) is a province in the centre o the Republic o Korea. It wis formit in 1896 frae the northeastren hauf o the umwhile Chungcheong province. The provincial caipital is Cheongju.


Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • McCune‑ReischauerCh’ungch’ŏngbukto
 • Revised RomanizationChungcheongbuk‑do
Location of Chungcheongbuk-do
Coordinates: 36°45′N 127°45′E / 36.750°N 127.750°E / 36.750; 127.750Coordinates: 36°45′N 127°45′E / 36.750°N 127.750°E / 36.750; 127.750
KintraSooth Korea
Subdiveesions3 ceeties; 8 coonties
 • GovrenorLee Si-jong
 • Total7,433 km2 (2,870 sq mi)
Area rank8th
 (October, 2014)[1]
 • Total1,578,934
 • Rank7th
 • Density213/km2 (550/sq mi)
Metropolitan Seembols
 • FlouerWhite Magnolia
 • TreeZelkova
 • BirdMagpie
ISO 3166 codeKR-43
DialectChungcheong (in Inglis)
adderess 360-765 89 seongan dong (sangdangdo 82) sangdang gu cheongju si chung cheongbuk do korea


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 Muntains tae 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 limestane in 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.

Admeenistrative diveesionsEedit

Chungcheongbuk-do is dividit intae 3 ceeties (si) an 9 coonties (gun). Each entity is leetit belaw in Inglis, hangul, an hanja.


  • Cheongju (청주시, 淸州市, caipital)



Chungbuk is the steid o several tertiary institutions, includin:

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