Special city in the southern part of North Korea , and the capital of Korea during the Taebong kingdom and subsequent Goryeo dynasty.- Kaesong
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Province of North Korea.
In 2003, Kaesong Directly Governed City (Kaesong Chikhalsi) became part of North Hwanghae.
Special administrative industrial region of North Korea (DPRK).
It was formed in 2002 from part of the Kaesŏng Directly-Governed City.
The founder of the Goryeo dynasty, which ruled Korea from the 10th to the 14th century.
Wang Geon was born in 877 to a powerful maritime merchant family based in Songak (modern Kaesong) as the eldest son of Wang Ryung.
Korean dynastic kingdom that lasted for over five centuries.
The kingdom was founded following the aftermath of the overthrow of Goryeo in what is today the city of Kaesong.
Armistice that brought about a complete cessation of hostilities of the Korean War.
Talks concerning an armistice started 10 July 1951, in Kaesong, a North Korean city in North Hwanghae Province near the South Korean border.
State established by Gung Ye on the Korean Peninsula in 901 during the Later Three Kingdoms.
Silla, after nearly a millennium as a centralized kingdom, was quickly declining, and Gung Ye instigated his own rebellion and absorbed Wang Geon's forces at Songak.
Most populous province in South Korea.
The Gyeonggi region was divided into Hanseong (modern Seoul; Hanseong-bu; 한성부; 漢城府), Incheon (Incheon-bu; 인천부; 仁川府), Chungju (Chungju-bu; 충주부; 忠州府), Gongju (Gongju-bu; 공주부; 公州府), and Kaesong (Kaesong-bu; 개성부; 開城府).
Panmunjom, also known as Panmunjeom, now located in Paju, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea or Kaesong, North Hwanghae Province, North Korea, was a village just north of the de facto border between North and South Korea, where the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement that ended the Korean War was signed.
The founder and first ruler of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea.
Knowing of the support he enjoyed both from high-ranking government officials, the general populace, and the great deterrent of Ming Empire under the Hongwu Emperor, he decided to revolt and swept back to the capital, Gaegyeong, to secure control of the government.
South Korean island in the estuary of the Han River.
The island is separated from Gimpo (on the South Korean mainland) by a narrow channel spanned by two bridges, and from Kaesong (Gaeseong) in North Korea by the main channel of the Han River.