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Index Kaesong

Kaesong or Gaeseong is a city in North Hwanghae Province in the southern part of North Korea, a former Directly Governed City, and the capital of Korea during the Taebong kingdom and subsequent Goryeo dynasty. [1]

169 relations: Administrative divisions of North Korea, Agriculture, Ahobiryong Mountains, Alluvium, Anhwasa, Asan Bay, Baekje, Battle of Inchon, Battle of Kaesong-Munsan, BBC News, Capital of Korea, Cenozoic, Changpung County, Cheontae, Cherung Royal Tomb, Choe Chung-heon, Choe U, Chueo-tang, Chungnyeol of Goryeo, Copper, Cusco, Daeheungsa, Dango, Embroidery, Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopedia of Korean Culture, Fluorite, Ganghwa Island, Gim Yuk, Ginseng, Goguryeo, Gold, Gongmin of Goryeo, Goryeo, Goryeo ware, Governor-General of Korea, Granite, Gukhak, Gukjagam, Gung Ye, Gwangjong of Goryeo, Gyeonggi dialect, Gyeonggi Province, Gyeongjong of Goryeo, Han River (Korea), Hangul, Hanja, Hanok, Humid continental climate, Hurung Royal Tomb, ..., Hwang Hui, Hwang Jini, Hyejong of Goryeo, Hyeonjong of Goryeo, Hyoso of Silla, Imjin River, Incheon, Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98), Jeolla Province, Jeong Mong-ju, Jeongjong of Joseon, Jeulmun pottery period, Jewellery, Jinheung of Silla, JoongAng Ilbo, Joseon, Jujube, Jungnyeong, K. W. Lee, Kaepung County, Kaesong Chomsongdae, Kaesong Folk Hotel, Kaesong Industrial Region, Kaesong Station, Kaolinite, Köppen climate classification, Kim Il-sung, Kimchi, Kisaeng, Korea, Korea under Japanese rule, Korean alcoholic beverages, Korean Armistice Agreement, Korean Central History Museum, Korean Confucianism, Korean Demilitarized Zone, Korean language, Korean People's Army, Korean War, Koryo Songgyungwan University, Kumchon County, Kwanumsa (Kaesong), Light industry, Limestone, List of cities in North Korea, Lumber, Mahan confederacy, Maize, Mandu (food), Manjeok, Manwoldae, McCune–Reischauer, Mesozoic, Miso, Mungyeong Saejae, Munjong of Goryeo, Naenara, Namdaemun (Kaesong), Nate (web portal), Neolithic, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea, Paleozoic, Panmunjom, People's Volunteer Army, Persimmon, Pine nut, Proterozoic, Provinces of North Korea, Pumping station, Pyongbu Line, Pyongyang, Resin, Revised Romanization of Korean, Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty, Ryesong River, Samguk sagi, Second conflict in the Goryeo–Khitan War, Seolleongtang, Seongjong of Goryeo, Seonjo of Joseon, Seonjong of Goryeo, Seoul, Seoul National University, Sericulture, Sino-Xenic pronunciations, Sinseollo, Soft drink, Soil salinity, Songgyungwan, Sonjuk Bridge, South Korea, Soybean, Special cities of North Korea, Stationery, Stratum, Sungkyunkwan, Sungyang Academy, Taebong, Taehungsan Fortress, Taejo of Goryeo, Taejo of Joseon, Textile industry, Tomb of King Kongmin, Tomb of King Wanggon, Topography, Tteok, Tteokguk, Uicheon, UN Offensive, 1950, United Nations, Water supply, Won Pyong-oh, World Heritage site, World War II, Yi Saek, Yun Chi-ho, Zinc, 38th parallel north. Expand index (119 more) »

Administrative divisions of North Korea

The administrative divisions of North Korea are organized into three hierarchical levels.

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Agriculture is the cultivation of land and breeding of animals and plants to provide food, fiber, medicinal plants and other products to sustain and enhance life.

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Ahobiryong Mountains

The Ahobiryong Mountains are a mountain range stretching from north to south in central North Korea.

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Alluvium (from the Latin alluvius, from alluere, "to wash against") is loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock) soil or sediments, which has been eroded, reshaped by water in some form, and redeposited in a non-marine setting.

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Anhwa-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located on Mt. Songak in the historic city of Kaesong, North Korea.

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Asan Bay

Asan Bay is a South Korean bay in the Yellow Sea.

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Baekje (18 BC – 660 AD) was a kingdom located in southwest Korea.

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Battle of Inchon

The Battle of Inchon was an amphibious invasion and battle of the Korean War that resulted in a decisive victory and strategic reversal in favor of the United Nations (UN).

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Battle of Kaesong-Munsan

The Battle of Kaesong-Munsan (Hangul:개성, 문산 전투; Hanja:開城 汶山 戰鬪) was a part of Operation Pokpoong, the offensive by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea that marked the beginning of the Korean War.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Capital of Korea

Korea has had a number of capitals.

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The Cenozoic Era meaning "new life", is the current and most recent of the three Phanerozoic geological eras, following the Mesozoic Era and, extending from 66 million years ago to the present day.

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Changpung County

Changp'ung County is a county in North Hwanghae province, North Korea.

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Cheontae is the Korean descendant of the Chinese Buddhist school Tiantai.

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Cherung Royal Tomb

The Cherŭng Royal Tomb is a 15th-century mausoleum located in Chi-dong, Kaepung-gun near Kaesong, North Korea.

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Choe Chung-heon

Choe Chung-heon (1149 – 29 October 1219) was a military ruler of Korea during the Goryeo period.

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Choe U

Choe U (1166 - 10 December 1249) was the second Choe dictator of the Ubong Choe Military regime.

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Chueo-tang or loach soup is a tang (soup) made from pond loach, a freshwater fish.

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Chungnyeol of Goryeo

King Chungnyeol of Goryeo (3 April 1236 – 30 July 1308) was the 25th ruler of the medieval Korean kingdom of Goryeo from 1274 to 1308.

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Copper is a chemical element with symbol Cu (from cuprum) and atomic number 29.

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Cusco (Cuzco,; Qusqu or Qosqo), often spelled Cuzco, is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range.

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Daeheungsa, sometimes called Daedunsa, is a main temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism.

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is a Japanese dumpling and sweet made from mochiko (rice flour), related to mochi.

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Embroidery is the craft of decorating fabric or other materials using a needle to apply thread or yarn.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Encyclopedia of Korean Culture

The Encyclopedia of Korean Culture is a Korean language encyclopedia published by the Academy of Korean Studies and DongBang Media Co.

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Not to be confused with Fluoride. Fluorite (also called fluorspar) is the mineral form of calcium fluoride, CaF2.

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Ganghwa Island

Ganghwa Island, also known by its native name Ganghwado, is a South Korean island in the estuary of the Han River.

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Gim Yuk

Gim Yuk (Hangul: 김육; Hanja: 金堉; 1570 – September 1658) was a Korean Neo-Confucian scholar, politician and writer of the Korean Joseon Dynasty.

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Ginseng is the root of plants in the genus Panax, such as Korean ginseng (P. ginseng), South China ginseng (P. notoginseng), and American ginseng (P. quinquefolius), typically characterized by the presence of ginsenosides and gintonin.

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Goguryeo (37 BCE–668 CE), also called Goryeo was a Korean kingdom located in the northern and central parts of the Korean Peninsula and the southern and central parts of Manchuria.

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Gold is a chemical element with symbol Au (from aurum) and atomic number 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally.

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Gongmin of Goryeo

King Gongmin of Goryeo (23 May 1330 – 27 October 1374) ruled Goryeo Dynasty Korea from 1351 to 1374.

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Goryeo (918–1392), also spelled as Koryŏ, was a Korean kingdom established in 918 by King Taejo.

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Goryeo ware

Goryeo ware (고려도자기; Goryeo dojagi) refers to all types of Korean pottery and porcelains produced during the Goryeo dynasty.

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Governor-General of Korea

The post of Governor-General of Korea served as the chief administrator of Korea while it was held as Chōsen (Korea) from 1910 to 1945.

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Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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The Gukhak, was the sole recorded institution of higher learning in the Silla period of medieval Korean history.

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The Gukjagam, known at times as Gukhak or Seonggyungwan, was the highest educational institution of the Korean Goryeo dynasty.

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Gung Ye

Gung Ye (c. 869 - 24 July 918, ruled 901–918) was the king of the short-lived Hugoguryeo (901–918) (see Later Three Kingdoms) on the Korean peninsula.

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Gwangjong of Goryeo

Gwangjong (925 – 4 July 975), personal name Wang So, was the fourth king of Goryeo.

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Gyeonggi dialect

The Gyeonggi dialect (경기 방언) or Seoul dialect (서울 사투리/서울말) of the Korean language is the prestige dialect of the language and the basis of the standardized form used in South Korea.

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Gyeonggi Province

Gyeonggi-do (Hangul: 경기도) is the most populous province in South Korea.

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Gyeongjong of Goryeo

Gyeongjong of Goryeo (9 November 955 – 13 August 981) (r. 975–981) was the fifth ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea.

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Han River (Korea)

The Han River or Hangang is a major river in South Korea and the fourth longest river on the Korean peninsula after the Amnok (Yalu), Tuman (Tumen), and Nakdong rivers.

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The Korean alphabet, known as Hangul (from Korean hangeul 한글), has been used to write the Korean language since its creation in the 15th century by Sejong the Great.

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Hanja is the Korean name for Chinese characters.

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A hanok (Hangul: 한옥) is a traditional Korean house.

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Humid continental climate

A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.

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Hurung Royal Tomb

The Hurŭng Royal Tomb is a 15th-century mausoleum located in Ryongjong-ri, Kaepung-gun near Kaesong, North Korea.

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Hwang Hui

Hwang Hui (8 March 1363 – 28 February 1452) was a politician of the Goryeo dynasty and Joseon Dynasty, who once served as prime minister of the Joseon Dynasty from 1431 to 1449.

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Hwang Jini

Hwang Jini or Hwang Jin-Yi (c. 1506 – c. 1560), also known by her gisaeng name Myeongwol ("bright moon", 명월), was one of the most famous gisaeng of the Joseon Dynasty.

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Hyejong of Goryeo

Hyejong of Goryeo (912 – 23 October 945) (r. 943–945) was the second King of Goryeo.

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Hyeonjong of Goryeo

Hyeonjong of Goryeo (1 August 992 – 17 June 1031, r. 1009–1031) was the 8th ruler of the Goryeo dynasty of Korea.

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Hyoso of Silla

Hyoso (687–702) (r. 692–702) was the thirty-second monarch of Silla, a kingdom that flourished on the Korean peninsula from approximately 200 to 927 CE.

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Imjin River

The Imjin River (in South Korea) or Rimjin River (in North Korea) is the 7th largest river in Korea.

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Incheon (formerly romanized as Inchŏn; literally "kind river"), officially the Incheon Metropolitan City (인천광역시), is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east.

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Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–98)

The Japanese invasions of Korea comprised two separate yet linked operations: an initial invasion in 1592, a brief truce in 1596, and a second invasion in 1597.

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Jeolla Province

Jeolla Province was a province in southwestern Korea, one of the historical Eight Provinces of Korea during the Kingdom of Joseon.

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Jeong Mong-ju

Jeong Mong-ju or Jung Mong-joo (Korean: 정몽주, Hanja: 鄭夢周, January 13, 1338 – April 26, 1392), also known by his pen name Poeun (Korean: 포은), was a prominent Korean scholar-official and diplomat during the late Goryeo period.

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Jeongjong of Joseon

Jeongjong of Joseon (18 July 1357 – 15 October 1419), born Yi Bang-gwa, whose changed name is Yi Gyeong, was the second king of Joseon (or Chosun) Dynasty (1399–1400).

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Jeulmun pottery period

The Jeulmun Pottery Period is an archaeological era in Korean prehistory broadly spanning the period of 8000–1500 BC.

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Jewellery (British English) or jewelry (American English)see American and British spelling differences consists of small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, pendants, bracelets, and cufflinks.

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Jinheung of Silla

Jinheung of Silla (526 – 576; reign 540 – 576) was the 24th monarch of Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

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JoongAng Ilbo

JoongAng Ilbo (The Central Times) is a South Korean daily newspaper published in Seoul, South Korea.

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The Joseon dynasty (also transcribed as Chosŏn or Chosun, 조선; officially the Kingdom of Great Joseon, 대조선국) was a Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for approximately five centuries.

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Ziziphus jujuba (from Greek ζίζυφον, zízyphon), commonly called jujube (sometimes jujuba), red date, Chinese date, Korean date, or Indian date is a species of Ziziphus in the buckthorn family (Rhamnaceae).

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Jungnyeong is a mountain pass in the Sobaek Mountains of central South Korea.

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K. W. Lee

Kyung Won "K.W." Lee (Korean: 이경원; born 1928) is a Korean-American journalist who became the first Asian immigrant to the United States work for mainstream daily publications in the continental United States.

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Kaepung County

Kaep'ung County is a county in North Hwanghae province, North Korea.

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Kaesong Chomsongdae

The Kaesong Chomsongdae Observatory is located in Songak-dong, Kaesong, North Korea.

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Kaesong Folk Hotel

The Kaesong Folk Hotel is a tourist hotel located in Kaesong, North Korea, which opened in 1989.

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Kaesong Industrial Region

The Kaesong Industrial Region (KIR) or Kaesong Industrial Zone (KIZ) is a special administrative industrial region of North Korea (DPRK).

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Kaesong Station

Kaesŏng Station is a railway station located in Kaesŏng, North Hwanghae province, North Korea.

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Kaolinite is a clay mineral, part of the group of industrial minerals, with the chemical composition Al2Si2O5(OH)4.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Kim Il-sung

Kim Il-sung (or Kim Il Sung) (born Kim Sŏng-ju; 15 April 1912 – 8 July 1994) was the first leader of North Korea, from its establishment in 1948 until his death in 1994.

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Kimchi (gimchi), a staple in Korean cuisine, is a traditional side dish made from salted and fermented vegetables, most commonly napa cabbage and Korean radishes, with a variety of seasonings including chili powder, scallions, garlic, ginger, and jeotgal (salted seafood).

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Kisaeng, sometimes called ginyeo, were enslaved women who worked to entertain others, such as yangbans and kings, during the Goryeo and Joseon dynasties.

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Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Korea under Japanese rule

Korea under Japanese rule began with the end of the short-lived Korean Empire in 1910 and ended at the conclusion of World War II in 1945.

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Korean alcoholic beverages

Korean cuisine has a wide variety of traditional alcoholic beverages, known as sul.

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Korean Armistice Agreement

The Korean Armistice Agreement (한국휴전협정) is the armistice which brought about a complete cessation of hostilities of the Korean War.

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Korean Central History Museum

The Korean Central History Museum is a museum located in Pyongyang, North Korea.

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Korean Confucianism

Korean Confucianism is the form of Confucianism that emerged and developed in Korea.

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Korean Demilitarized Zone

The Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ; Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 한반도 비무장 지대; Hanja: 韓半島非武裝地帶) is a strip of land running across the Korean Peninsula.

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Korean language

The Korean language (Chosŏn'gŭl/Hangul: 조선말/한국어; Hanja: 朝鮮말/韓國語) is an East Asian language spoken by about 80 million people.

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Korean People's Army

The Korean People's Army (KPA) is an institution of the Workers' Party of Korea, and constitutes the de facto military force of North Korea.

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Korean War

The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).

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Koryo Songgyungwan University

Koryo Songgyungwan University (고려성균관) or University of Light Industry is an educational institution in North Korean city of Kaesong.

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Kumchon County

Kŭmch'ŏn County is a county in North Hwanghae province, North Korea.

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Kwanumsa (Kaesong)

Kwanŭm-sa is a Korean Buddhist temple located within Taehung Castle on Mt. Chonma near Kaesong, North Korea.

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Light industry

Light industry is industries that usually are less capital-intensive than heavy industry and is more consumer-oriented than business-oriented, as it typically produces smaller consumer goods.

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Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.

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List of cities in North Korea

The important cities of North Korea have self-governing status equivalent to that of provinces.

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Lumber (American English; used only in North America) or timber (used in the rest of the English speaking world) is a type of wood that has been processed into beams and planks, a stage in the process of wood production.

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Mahan confederacy

Mahan was a loose confederacy of statelets that existed from around the 1st century BC to 5th century AD in the southern Korean peninsula in the Chungcheong and Jeolla provinces.

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Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.

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Mandu (food)

Mandu are dumplings in Korean cuisine.

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Manjǒk (or spelled as Manjeok) (Korean: 만적; 萬積) (?-1198) was a slave in Goryeo era Korea.

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Manwoldae Palace (만월대 literally full moon palace) was the official royal palace of the Goryeo Dynasty.

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McCune–Reischauer romanization is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems.

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The Mesozoic Era is an interval of geological time from about.

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is a traditional Japanese seasoning produced by fermenting soybeans with salt and koji (the fungus Aspergillus oryzae) and sometimes rice, barley, or other ingredients.

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Mungyeong Saejae

Mungyeong Saejae (Hangul: 문경새재) is a mountain pass in central South Korea.

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Munjong of Goryeo

Munjong (29 December 1019 – 2 September 1083) was the 11th monarch of the Goryeo Dynasty, who ruled Korea from 1046 to 1083.

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Naenara is the official web portal of the North Korean government.

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Namdaemun (Kaesong)

The Kaesong Namdaemun is the south gate of the old walled city of Kaesong, North Korea.

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Nate (web portal)

Nate is a South Korean web portal, developed by SK Communications.

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The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.

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North Hwanghae Province

North Hwanghae Province (Hwanghaebuk-to) is a province of North Korea.

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North Korea

North Korea (Chosŏn'gŭl:조선; Hanja:朝鮮; Chosŏn), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (abbreviated as DPRK, PRK, DPR Korea, or Korea DPR), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.

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The Paleozoic (or Palaeozoic) Era (from the Greek palaios (παλαιός), "old" and zoe (ζωή), "life", meaning "ancient life") is the earliest of three geologic eras of the Phanerozoic Eon.

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Panmunjeom, now located in Kaesong, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea, was a village just north of the de facto border between North and South Korea, where the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement that paused the Korean War was signed.

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People's Volunteer Army

The (Chinese) People's Volunteer Army (PVA or CPVA) was the armed forces deployed by the People's Republic of China during the Korean War.

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The persimmon (sometimes spelled persimon) is the edible fruit of a number of species of trees in the genus Diospyros.

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Pine nut

Pine nuts (also called piñon or pignoli /pinˈyōlē/) are the edible seeds of pines (family Pinaceae, genus Pinus).

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The Proterozoic is a geological eon representing the time just before the proliferation of complex life on Earth.

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Provinces of North Korea

Provinces are the first-level division within North Korea.

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Pumping station

Pumping stations are facilities including pumps and equipment for pumping fluids from one place to another.

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Pyongbu Line

The P'yŏngbu Line is an electrified standard-gauge trunk line of the Korean State Railway running from P'yŏngyang to Kaesŏng in North Korea and further south across the DMZ to Seoul in South Korea; the name comes from the two (theoretical) termini of the line: P'yŏngyang and Pusan.

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Pyongyang, or P'yŏngyang, is the capital and largest city of North Korea.

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In polymer chemistry and materials science, resin is a "solid or highly viscous substance" of plant or synthetic origin that is typically convertible into polymers.

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Revised Romanization of Korean

The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea proclaimed by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism to replace the older McCune–Reischauer system.

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Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty

The Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty refers to the 40 tombs of members of the Korean Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910).

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Ryesong River

The Ryesŏng River is a river of North Korea.

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Samguk sagi

Samguk sagi (삼국사기, 三國史記, History of the Three Kingdoms) is a historical record of the Three Kingdoms of Korea: Goguryeo, Baekje and Silla.

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Second conflict in the Goryeo–Khitan War

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Seolleongtang or ox bone soup is a Korean broth tang (soup) made from ox bones (mostly leg bones), brisket and other cuts.

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Seongjong of Goryeo

Seongjong of Goryeo (15 January 961 – 29 November 997) (r. 981–997) was the sixth ruler of the medieval Korean kingdom of Goryeo.

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Seonjo of Joseon

Seonjo of Joseon (26 November 1552 – 16 March 1608) ruled Korea from 1567 to 1608.

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Seonjong of Goryeo

Seonjong of Goryeo (9 October 1049 – 17 June 1094) (r. 1083–1094) was the 13th king of Goryeo.

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Seoul (like soul; 서울), officially the Seoul Special Metropolitan City – is the capital, Constitutional Court of Korea and largest metropolis of South Korea.

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Seoul National University

Seoul National University (SNU;, colloquially Seouldae) is a national research university located in Seoul, South Korea.

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Sericulture, or silk farming, is the cultivation of silkworms to produce silk.

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Sino-Xenic pronunciations

Sino-Xenic or Sinoxenic pronunciations are regular systems for reading Chinese characters in Japan, Korea and Vietnam, originating in medieval times and the source of large-scale borrowings of Chinese words into the Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese languages, none of which are genetically related to Chinese.

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Sinseollo or royal hot pot is an elaborate dish consisting of meatballs, small and round jeonyueo (전유어), mushrooms, and vegetables cooked in a rich broth in Korean royal court cuisine.

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Soft drink

A soft drink (see terminology for other names) typically contains carbonated water (although some lemonades are not carbonated), a sweetener, and a natural or artificial flavoring.

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Soil salinity

Soil salinity is the salt content in the soil; the process of increasing the salt content is known as salinization.

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The Songgyungwan was the highest educational institution established during the Koryo and Choson Dynasties.

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Sonjuk Bridge

Sŏnjuk Bridge is a Koryo-dynasty stone bridge located in Kaesong, North Korea.

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South Korea

South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.

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The soybean (Glycine max), or soya bean, is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses.

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Special cities of North Korea

Special cities are one of the first-level administrative division within North Korea.

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Stationery is a mass noun referring to commercially manufactured writing materials, including cut paper, envelopes, writing implements, continuous form paper, and other office supplies.

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In geology and related fields, a stratum (plural: strata) is a layer of sedimentary rock or soil, or igneous rock that were formed at the Earth's surface, with internally consistent characteristics that distinguish it from other layers.

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Sungkyunkwan, was the foremost educational institution in Korea during the late Goryeo and Joseon Dynasties.

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Sungyang Academy

Sungyang Hall is a fourteenth-century Confucian academy located on the side of Mt. Janam in Kaesong, North Korea.

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Taebong was a state established by Gung Ye on the Korean Peninsula in 901 during the Later Three Kingdoms.

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Taehungsan Fortress

Taehung Castle is a mountain fortress of the early Goryeo period, located outside Kaesŏng, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea.

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Taejo of Goryeo

Taejo of Goryeo (31 January 877 – 4 July 943), also known as Taejo Wang Geon (Wang Kǒn, 왕건), was the founder of the Goryeo dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th to the 14th century.

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Taejo of Joseon

Taejo of Joseon (27 October 1335 – 24 May 1408), born Yi Seong-gye, whose changed name is Yi Dan, was the founder and the first king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea reigning from 1392 to 1398, and the main figure in overthrowing the Goryeo Dynasty.

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Textile industry

The textile industry is primarily concerned with the design, production and distribution of yarn, cloth and clothing.

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Tomb of King Kongmin

The Tomb of King Kongmin, more correctly known as the Hyonjongrung Royal Tomb, is a 14th-century mausoleum located in Haeson-ri, Kaepung County just outside the city of Kaesong, North Korea.

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Tomb of King Wanggon

The Tomb of King Wanggŏn, more correctly known as the Hyŏllŭng Royal Tomb, is a mausoleum located Haesong-ri, Kaepung County near Kaesŏng, North Korea.

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Topography is the study of the shape and features of the surface of the Earth and other observable astronomical objects including planets, moons, and asteroids.

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Tteok (떡) is a class of Korean rice cakes made with steamed flour made of various grains, including glutinous or non-glutinous rice.

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Tteokguk or sliced rice cake soup is a traditional Korean dish eaten during the celebration of the Korean New Year.

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Uicheon (28 September 1055 – 5 October 1101) was a Korean Buddhist monk who founded the Cheontae school of Buddhism.

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UN Offensive, 1950

The first United Nations (UN) offensive during the Korean War began on September 15, 1950, with the U.S. X Corps, under Army Maj.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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Water supply

Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes.

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Won Pyong-oh

Won Pyong-oh (born 1926) is a South Korean zoologist, known particularly for his work on Korean birds.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yi Saek

Yi Saek (Korean: 이색, Hanja: 李穡, 1328 – 1396), also known by his pen name Mogeun (Korean: 목은), was a Korean writer and poet.

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Yun Chi-ho

Yun Chi-ho (Korean: 윤치호, hanja: 尹致昊, 1864 – 1945) was an important political activist and thinker during the late 1800s and early 1900s in Joseon Korea.

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Zinc is a chemical element with symbol Zn and atomic number 30.

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38th parallel north

The 38th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 38 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.

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