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조화로운성장 삶이 아름다운 강서 GANGSEO_GU

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GANGNEUNG CITY
Sister city since: Feb. 26, 2004 (Gangneung City Hall)
General Information
  • Gangneung is a city of artists whose styles and traditions have left an impressive legacy that lives on to this day. It is home to excellent historical sites such as Gangneung-hyanggyo Confucian School, Ojukheon House, and Obong-seowon Confucius Memorial Hall as well as great tourism destinations such as Gyeongpodae Beach, Jumunjin Beach, Yeongok, and Jeongdongjin
Location
  • It is located in the center of the Yeongdong region east of the Baekdudaegan Mountain Range in Gangwon-do. It borders the East Sea to the east, Pyeongchang-gun and Jeongseon-gun to the west, Donghae City to the south and Yangyang-gun to the north.
Area : 1,040㎢
Population : 230,000
Main industries
  • Sacheon-gwajeul cookie, potato cake, Jumunjin seafood, Buyeon-dong honey, Gamno tea, brass tableware, and Chodang tofu
Regional characteristics
  • Locations with superb natural beauty such as Gangneung Gyeongpodae Beach, Ojukheon House, and Jeongdongjin Beach
Festivals
  • Gyeongpo Sunrise Festival, Jeongdongjin Sunrise Festival, and Dano Festival (May 3-31), Gyeongpodae Cherry Blossom Festival, Squid Festival, and The Full Moon Festival
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