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Jecheon

Chechon
Administration
Full nameJecheon
Native name제천
堤川
Native name langKorean
Settlement typeMunicipal City
CountrySouth Korea
RegionHoseo
Geography
Total Area340.6 sq mi (882.47 km2)
Demography
Total Population137147 (2011.01.04)
Density (pop.)157.3/km2 (407.4/sq mi)
DialectChungcheong

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Jecheon is a city in Chungcheongbuk-do (province), South Korea. The city is a major railway junction (transportation mecca) , served by the Jungang, Chungbuk and Taebaek Lines. Jecheon has scenic surroundings and several tourist spots like the Uirimji Reservoir, Cheongpung Lake and Cheongpung Cultural Properties Complex. It is also the home of Semyung University.

word Je(堤) means Dam and cheon(川) means River.


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