Samcheok

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Samcheok
삼척시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationSamcheok-si
 • McCune-ReischauerSamch'ŏk-si
Korea-Samcheok-Beach-01.jpg
Official logo of Samcheok
Emblem of Samcheok
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Coordinates: 37°27′00″N 129°09′54″E / 37.450°N 129.165°E / 37.450; 129.165Coordinates: 37°27′00″N 129°09′54″E / 37.450°N 129.165°E / 37.450; 129.165
Country South Korea
RegionGangwon
Administrative divisions2 eup, 6 myeon, 4 dong
Area
 • Total1,185.78 km2 (457.83 sq mi)
Population (June 30, 2011)
 • Total72,368
 • Density61.03/km2 (158.1/sq mi)
 • DialectGangwon
 
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Samcheok
삼척시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationSamcheok-si
 • McCune-ReischauerSamch'ŏk-si
Korea-Samcheok-Beach-01.jpg
Official logo of Samcheok
Emblem of Samcheok
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Coordinates: 37°27′00″N 129°09′54″E / 37.450°N 129.165°E / 37.450; 129.165Coordinates: 37°27′00″N 129°09′54″E / 37.450°N 129.165°E / 37.450; 129.165
Country South Korea
RegionGangwon
Administrative divisions2 eup, 6 myeon, 4 dong
Area
 • Total1,185.78 km2 (457.83 sq mi)
Population (June 30, 2011)
 • Total72,368
 • Density61.03/km2 (158.1/sq mi)
 • DialectGangwon

Samcheok is a city in Gangwon-do, South Korea.

History[edit]

Ancient age & Three Kingdom[edit]

Unified Silla[edit]

Goryeo Dynasty[edit]

Joseon Dynasty[edit]

Japanese occupation[edit]

Republic of Korea[edit]

Education[edit]

Samcheok has one university, KNU Samcheok Campus, established March 1, 2006. (formerly Samcheok National University)

Sister cities[edit]

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Figures from Samcheok[edit]

Tourist Attractions[edit]

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