Cheongju

Cheongju

Cheongju (.mw-parser-output .IPA-label-small{font-size:85%}.mw-parser-output .references .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .infobox .IPA-label-small,.mw-parser-output .navbox .IPA-label-small{font-size:100%}Korean pronunciation: [tsʰʌŋ.dzu]) is the capital and largest city of North Chungcheong Province in South Korea. Cheongju has been an important provincial town since ancient times. In the Cheongju Mountains, specifically in the one where Sangdang Sanseong is located, ruins dating from the Old Stone Age to the Bronze Age have been found.[1] Settlements associated with the Paleolithic Age have also been discovered at Cheongju such as the Durubong Cave Site.[2]