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Uijeongbu
Coordinates : 37°44′35″N 127°02′04″E / 37.743164°N 127.03448°E / 37.743164; 127.03448 UIJEONGBU (Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in Gyeonggi Province
Gyeonggi Province
, South Korea
South Korea
. CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 Transport * 3 Education * 4 Land usage * 5 Sister cities * 6 In popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links OVERVIEW Uijeongbu
Uijeongbu
is located north of the Korean capital Seoul
Seoul
; it lies inside a defile , with mountains on two sides, and commands a natural choke point across the main traditional invasion route from the North into Seoul
Seoul
. As such it has a continued military significance and it contains U.S. and Korean military bases, positioned for the defense of the Korean capital. The U.S
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Japan
Coordinates : 35°N 136°E / 35°N 136°E / 35; 136 Japan 日本国 Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku Flag Imperial Seal ANTHEM: * " Kimigayo " * 君が代 "His Imperial Majesty's Reign" GOVERNMENT SEAL OF JAPAN * * Go-Shichi no Kiri (五七桐) Area controlled by Japan
Japan
shown in green—claimed, but uncontrolled shown in light green Capital and largest city
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Cram School
CRAM SCHOOLS are specialized schools that train their students to meet particular goals, most commonly to pass the entrance examinations of high schools or universities . The English name is derived from the slang term "cramming ", meaning to study hard or to study a large amount of material in a short period of time
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Hagwon
HAGWON (Korean pronunciation: ) is the Korean-language word for a for-profit private institute, academy or cram school prevalent in South Korea . Although most widely known for their role as "cram schools", where children can study to improve scores, hagwon actually perform several educational functions: they provide supplementary education that many children need just to keep up with the regular school curriculum, remedial education for the children who fall behind in their work, training in areas not covered in schools, and preparation for students striving to improve test scores and preparing for the high school and university entrance examinations (the university entrance exam is also called suneung (수능)). Many other children, particularly younger children, attend nonacademic hagwon for piano lessons, art instruction, swimming, and taekwondo (태권도). Most young children attend a hagwon
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PC Bang
A PC BANG (Korean : PC방; literally "PC room") is a type of LAN gaming center in South Korea
South Korea
, where patrons can play multiplayer computer games for an hourly fee. The typical cost for an hour of play ranges from 500 to 1500 KRW (approximately $0.44 to $1.30 USD in March 2017), with 1000 KRW per hour being the most common rate. Although the per capita penetration of personal computers and broadband internet access in South Korea
South Korea
is one on the highest in the world, PC bangs remain popular as they provide a social meeting place for gamers (especially school-aged gamers) to play together with their peers. Aside from the social aspect, PC bangs' ability to offer access to expensive and powerful high-end personal computers , designed specifically for video gaming , at a comparatively low price has also bolstered their popularity
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Hot Dog
A FRANKFURTER (sometimes shortened to FRANK), better known as a HOT DOG (also spelled HOTDOG), and also known as a WIENER, is a cooked sausage , traditionally grilled or steamed and served in a partially sliced bun . Typical garnishes include mustard , ketchup, onions, mayonnaise , relish , coleslaw , cheese, chili , olives, and sauerkraut . Hot dog
Hot dog
variants include the corn dog and pig in a blanket . The hot dog's cultural traditions include the Nathan\'s Hot Dog Eating Contest and the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile
Wienermobile
. This type of sausage was culturally imported from Germany and popularized in the United States, where it became a working-class street food sold at hot dog stands and carts . The hot dog became closely associated with baseball and American culture
American culture
. Hot dog preparation and condiments vary regionally in the US
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Spam (food)
SPAM (stylized SPAM) is a brand of canned cooked meat made by Hormel Foods Corporation . It was first introduced in 1937 and gained popularity worldwide after its use during World War II
World War II
. By 2003, Spam was sold in 41 countries on six continents and trademarked in over 100 countries (except in the Middle East
Middle East
and North Africa
North Africa
). In 2007, the seven billionth can of Spam was sold. According to its label, Spam's basic ingredients are pork, with ham meat added, salt, water, modified potato starch as a binder, sugar, and sodium nitrite as a preservative . Natural gelatin is formed during cooking in its tins on the production line. Many have raised concerns over Spam's nutritional attributes, in large part due to its high content of fat, sodium, and preservatives
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Gyeonggi Science High School
GYEONGGI SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL (GSHS, Korean : 경기과학고등학교), established in 1983 originally as a Science High school, is currently a science High school for the gifted in Suwon , South Korea
South Korea
. It was the first science high school established in South Korea, and was transformed into a science high school for the gifted, being one of the four in South Korea. It is the third been transformed from science high school to science high school for the gifted according to Gifted Education Promotion Law (Korean : 영재교육진흥법)
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Incheon International Airport
INCHEON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (IIA) (IATA : ICN, ICAO : RKSI) (sometimes referred to as SEOUL–INCHEON INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) is the largest airport in South Korea
South Korea
, the primary airport serving the Seoul Capital Area
Seoul Capital Area
, and one of the largest and busiest airports in the world. Since 2005, it has been rated the best airport worldwide by Airports Council International every year. It is also rated as the world's cleanest airport and the world's best international transit airport by Skytrax
Skytrax
. The airport has a golf course , spa , private sleeping rooms, an ice skating rink, a casino , indoor gardens , and a Museum of Korean Culture
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Gimpo International Airport
GIMPO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Korean : 김포국제공항 ), commonly known as GIMPO AIRPORT (IATA : GMP, ICAO : RKSS) (formerly and originally KIMPO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT), is located in the far western end of Seoul
Seoul
, some 15 km (9 mi) west of the Central District of Seoul. Gimpo
Gimpo
was the main international airport for Seoul
Seoul
and South Korea before being replaced by Incheon International Airport
Incheon International Airport
in 2001. In 2015, 23,163,778 passengers used the airport, making it the third largest airport in Korea , as it has been surpassed by Jeju International Airport . International Terminal at Gimpo
Gimpo
Airport, Seoul, South Korea
South Korea
The airport is located south of the Han River in western Seoul
Seoul

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Choke Point
In military strategy, a CHOKE POINT (or CHOKEPOINT) is a geographical feature on land such as a valley, defile or a bridge or at sea such as a strait , which an armed force is forced to pass, sometimes on a substantially narrower front and therefore greatly decreasing its combat power, to reach its objective . A choke point can allow a numerically inferior defending force to thwart a larger opponent if the attacker cannot bring superior numbers to bear
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos * " E pluribus unum
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South Korea
Coordinates : 36°N 128°E / 36°N 128°E / 36; 128 Republic
Republic
of Korea 대한민국 DAEHAN MINGUK Flag Emblem MOTTO: "홍익인간 (弘益人間) " (Korean ) (de facto ) "Benefit broadly in the human world/Devotion to the Welfare of Humanity" ANTHEM: Aegukga "애국가 (愛國歌)" (Korean ) (de facto ) "Patriotic Song" GOVERNMENT EMBLEM 대한민국정부 상징문양 (Korean) Government Emblem of South Korea
Korea
Area controlled by South Korea
Korea
is shown in dark green; South Korean-claimed but uncontrolled regions shown in light green
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Administrative Divisions Of South Korea
South Korea
South Korea
is made up of 17 first-tier administrative divisions: 6 metropolitan cities (gwangyeoksi 광역시/廣域市), 1 special city (teukbyeolsi 특별시/特別市), 1 special self-governing city (teukbyeol-jachisi 특별자치시/特別自治市), and 9 provinces (do 도/道), including one special self-governing province (teukbyeol jachido 특별자치도/特別自治道). These are further subdivided into a variety of smaller entities, including cities (si 시/市), counties (gun 군/郡), districts (gu 구/區), towns (eup 읍/邑), townships (myeon 면/面), neighborhoods (dong 동/洞) and villages (ri 리/里)
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Mobile Army Surgical Hospital
The MOBILE ARMY SURGICAL HOSPITAL (MASH) refers to a United States Army medical unit serving as a fully functional hospital in a combat area of operations. The units were first established in August 1945, and were deployed during the Korean War
Korean War
and later conflicts. The term was made famous in the television series M*A*S*H , which depicted a fictional MASH
MASH
unit. The U.S. Army deactivated the last MASH
MASH
unit on February 16, 2006. The successor to the Mobile Army Surgical Hospital is the Combat
Combat
Support Hospital
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Seoul Dialect
The GYEONGGI DIALECT (경기 방언) or SEOUL DIALECT (서울 사투리/서울말) of the Korean language
Korean language
is the prestige dialect of the language and the basis of the standardized form used in both Korean nation states: South and North . It spoken throughout Korean Peninsula and in the Korean diaspora, but it is mainly concentrated in the Seoul National Capital Area , the most densely populated part of South Korea, which includes the cities of Seoul
Seoul
and Incheon
Incheon
, as well as the whole Gyeonggi Province . It is also spoken in the city of Kaesong
Kaesong
and the counties of Kaepung and Changpung in North Korea. CONTENTS * 1 Pronunciation * 2 Variations in accent * 3 See also * 4 References PRONUNCIATIONThe vowels for e and ae are merged for young speakers and vowel length is not distinguished consistently, if at all
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