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Andong

Andong (änˈdŭngˈ) [key], city (1995 pop. 188,452), North Gyeongsang (Kyongsang) prov., E South Korea. It is a railroad junction, terminus of the navigable portion of the Nakdong River, and a commercial center in an agricultural area where rice, hemp, silk, cotton, and tobacco are grown. Andong Lake, formed by the Andong dam, is to the east.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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