Wonju


Wonju

Infobox Korean settlement
logo=Wonju.pnghangul=원주시
hanja=原州市
rr=Wonju-si
mr=Wŏnju-si
area_km2=867.63
pop=303454
popyear=2008
popden_km2=317
divs=1 "eup", 8 "myeon", 16 "dong"

Wonju is a city in Gangwon province, South Korea. It is now the largest city in Gangwon province.

Wonju is a city approximately 90 miles east of Seoul. Wonju is home to three major universities which draw many students from Seoul and elsewhere. It was the site of a battle in the Korean War.

Education

* Wonju National College [http://www.wonju.ac.kr/]
* Sangji Youngseo College [http://www.youngseo.ac.kr/]
* Halla University [http://www.halla.ac.kr/]
* Sangji University [http://www.sangji.ac.kr/]
* Yonsei University at Wonju [http://www.yonsei.ac.kr/wonju/]

ister cities

* Roanoke, Virginia
* Edmonton, Alberta
* Yantai, Shandong
* Hefei, Anhui
* Ichikawa, Chiba

External links

* [http://www.wonju.go.kr/ Wonju city government home page]


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