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Gwandong (관동; Korean pronunciation: [kwan.doŋ]) is a region coinciding with the former Gangwon Province in Korea. Today, the term refers to South Korea's Gangwon Province and North Korea's Kangwon Province. The name is often used to refer to people residing in the region. The term literally means "east of Daegwallyeong", a mountain pass in the Taebaek Mountains
Taebaek Mountains
of the eastern Korean peninsula. References[edit]

관동지방 (in Korean). Encyclopædia Britannica. Archived from the original on 2013-04-13. Retrieved 2013-03-22.  Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee (2012). Frommer's South Korea. John Wiley & Sons. p. 356. ISBN 9781118333631.  "An Outline of Gangwon-do". Gangwon Province. Archived from the original on 2005-03-10. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 

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Regions and administrative divisions of South Korea

Regions

Sudogwon (Capital area) Gwandong

Yeongdong Yeongseo

Hoseo

Daejeon-Sejong-Chungnam Chungbuk

Honam Yeongnam

Daegu-Gyeongbuk Busan-Ulsan-Gyeongnam Southeastern MIR

Jeju

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North Chungcheong South Chungcheong Gangwon Gyeonggi North Gyeongsang South Gyeongsang North Jeolla South Jeolla

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self-governing province

Jeju

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Seoul

Special
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self-governing city

Sejong

Metropolitan cities

Busan Daegu Daejeon Gwangju Incheon Ulsan

The Committee for the Five Northern Korean Provinces

North Hamgyeong South Hamgyeong Hwanghae North Pyeongan South Pyeongan

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Regions and administrative divisions of North Korea

Regions

Kwanbuk

Kwannam

Kwanso Gwandong

Yeongdong Yeongseo

Hwanghae

Provinces

Chagang North Hamgyong South Hamgyong North Hwanghae South Hwanghae Kangwon North Pyongan South Pyongan Ryanggang

Direct-administered city

Pyongyang

Special
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cities

Rason

Special
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administrative regions

Kaesong Kumgang Sinuiju

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