Yeongju

From ASKipedia

Jump to: navigation, search
Yeongju
Hangul 영주시
Hanja 榮州市
Revised
Romanization
Yeongju-si
McCune-
Reischauer
Yŏngju-si
Statistics
Area668.45 km2 (258.09 sq mi)
Population (2003)196,000
Population density293.2 /km² (759 /sq mi)
Administrative divisions1 eup, 9 myeon, 7 dong
Location map
Image:Map Yeongju-si.png

Yeongju is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

Buseoksa Temple in Yeongju is outstanding as a representative temple of the Avatamsaka Sect of Silla Buddhism. Sosu Seowon is the first Seowon (Confucian academy) to have had national financial support by way of tax exemptions.

Yeongju is also home to a large Novelis Aluminum plant, employing approximately 1000 workers. This plant provides flat-rolled aluminum sheet products to customers throughout Asia. [1]

Sister Cities

See also

External links

Coordinates: 36°52′N 128°32′E / 36.867, 128.533

fr:Yeongju

ko:영주시 ja:栄州市 ru:Йонджу sv:Yeongju tl:Yeongju

Personal tools