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Hangul 왕검성
Hanja 王險城
Revised Romanization Wanggeomseong
McCune–Reischauer Wanggŏmsŏng

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


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