Suwon


Suwon
/sooh"wun"/ n.
a city in NW South Korea, S of Seoul. 167,201.

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 city and provincial capital, Kyŏnggi do (province), northwestern South Korea. Since the late 14th century, it has been a satellite town of Seoul, 26 miles (42 km) to the north, with which it is connected by rail and highway. The provincial government moved from Seoul to Suwŏn in 1967. Formerly a market centre for local agricultural products, Suwŏn has become an agricultural research centre. Seoul National University's College of Agriculture and the government's Office of Agriculture have several research institutes there. Suwŏn has many historic remains, most of them dating from the 18th century. Pop. (1985) 430,752.

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  • Suwon — 37°16′N 127°01′E / 37.267, 127.017 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Suwon — geographical name city NW South Korea S of Seoul population 430,752 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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