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Trip Planner Asia  /  South Korea  /  Gangwon-do  /  Samcheok
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Things to do: sightseeing, nature, theme parks
Samcheok is a city in Gangwon-do, South Korea.HistoryAncient age & Three Kingdom It was called "Siljikguk or Siljikgokguk" 102 under the rule of Silla (Pasa 23rd) 468 under the rule of Goguryeo (Jangsu 56th) 505 The name changed to Sil-jick joo (Jijeung 6th) 658 The name changed to Book-jin (Muyeol 5th)Unified Silla 757 The name changed to Samcheok-gun (Gyeongdeok 16th)Goryeo Dynasty 995 The name changed to Cheokjoo 1018 The name changed to Samcheok-hyun Joseon Dynasty 1393 Samcheok-hyun was raised into Samcheok-bu 1413 change of the name to Samcheok protectorate 1895 change of the name to Samcheok-gun Japanese occupation 1917 Bunae-myeon change of the name to Samcheok-myeon 1938 Samcheok-myeon was raised into Samcheok-eupRepublic of Korea 1973 Jangsung-eup Hwangji branch office was raised to Hwangji-eup 1980. 04. 01. Bukpyeong-eup was Incorporated into Donghae-si 1980. 12. 01. Wondeock-myeon was elevated to Wondeock-eup 1981. 07. 01. The combination of Jangseong-eup and Hwangji-eup was raised into Taebaek-si 1986. 01. 01. Samcheok-eup was raised into Samcheok-si 1986. 03. 27. Wondeok-eup Ojeo branch office was raised into Kagok-myeon 1989. 01. 01. Yonghwa-ri and jangho-ri were incorporated into Gundeok-myeon 1994. 12. 26. 5 districts of Hajang-myeon were incorporated into Taebaek-si 1995. 01. 01. The combination of Samcheok-si and Samcheok-gun was incorporated to Samcheok-si
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