Goseong County, Gangwon

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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Goseong-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Kosŏng-gun
Official logo of Goseong
Emblem of Goseong
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Gwandong
Administrative divisions 2 eup, 3 myeon
 • Total 516.59 km2 (199.46 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 62,446
 • Density 121/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gangwon

Goseong (Goseong-gun) is a county in Gangwon Province, South Korea.

Prior to the 1953 Armistice which ceased the Korean War, Goseong (which is located north of the 38th parallel) was a part of North Korea.[1] Kaesong, which is south of the 38th parallel and a part of South Korea before 1953, became part of the North after the Armistice.[2]

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  1. ^ "고성군 (남)" (in Korean). January 31, 2015. Retrieved May 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "개성시 開城市 (Kaesong)". Retrieved May 8, 2015. 

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Coordinates: 38°22′51″N 128°28′11″E / 38.38096°N 128.469601°E / 38.38096; 128.469601