Wanggeom-seong

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Wanggeom-seong
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationWanggeomseong
McCune–ReischauerWanggŏmsŏng

Wanggeom-seong (Korean: 왕검성) was the capital city of Gojoseon from 194 to 108 BC, South Korean sources claim it was located somewhere around Liaodong (Present China), whilst other Korean histories report it being more in the location of the Pyongyang, the capital of modern North Korea. It is also known as Wangheom-seong (Korean왕험성; 王險城).[1]

See also[edit]

  • Asadal, the mythical capital of Gojoseon, believed to be founded by Dangun

References[edit]

  1. ^ 왕검성 (王儉城) (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-09-10.