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Chungju

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Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea. Namsan is a mountain located on the outskirts of the city.The city is famous for the annual martial arts festival held in October. Also of note, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon grew up here.Symbol City Flower : Chrysanthemum City Bird : Mandarin duck City Tree : Apple treeChungju LakeChungju Dam is the country's biggest multi-purpose dam that links together Chungju and its neighborhoods. It creates a manmade lake with a vast body of water.Woraksan Mt and Songnae valley are located nearby. Additionally, this area has cherished cave area/springs.2013 World Rowing ChampionshipsThe 2013 World Rowing Championships were held at Tangeum Lake, Chungju between August 25 – September 1.ProductsChungju is famous for its production of apples. The principal reasons being because of the large amount of daylight received and high difference of temperatures. The growing of apples started 300 years ago from China and it was 1912 when the city officially began to plant trees. The scale is the greatest in Chungcheongbuk-do.
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