North Chungcheong

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North Chungcheong Province, or Chungcheongbuk-do (Korean pronunciation: [tɕʰuŋtɕʰʌŋbukt͈o]), is a province in the centre of South Korea. It was formed in 1896 from the northeastern half of the former Chungcheong province. The provincial capital is Cheongju.

Coordinates: 36°38′N 127°29′E / 36.633°N 127.483°E / 36.633; 127.483
North Chungcheong Province
전라북도
Province
Country South Korea
Region Hoseo
Capital Cheongju
 - elevation 39 m (128 ft)
 - coordinates 36°38′N 127°29′E / 36.633°N 127.483°E / 36.633; 127.483
Area 7,433 km² (2,870 sq mi)
Population 1,578,934 (October 2014)
Density 212 /km² (549 /sq mi)
Subdivisions 3 cities (Si); 8 counties (Gun)
Governor Lee Si-jong
Location of North CHungcheong Province
Location of North CHungcheong Province
Website: eng.cb21.net (English)