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Uijeongbu or Uijongbu (ŏˈēˈjôngˈbōˈ) [key], city (1995 pop. 276,255), Gyeonggi (Kyonggi) prov., NW South Korea. Part of Seoul's fringe industrial region, Uijeongbu is an agricultural center with textile, food-processing, and paper industries. It was an important UN military base during the Korean War.

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