Yeosu

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Yeosu (Yeosu-si) is a city located on the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula in South Jeolla Province, South Korea and comprises the Old Yeosu City, founded in 1949, Yeocheon City, founded in 1986, and Yeocheon County which were merged into the current Yeosu city in 1998.wikipedia
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South Jeolla Province

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Yeosu (Yeosu-si) is a city located on the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula in South Jeolla Province, South Korea and comprises the Old Yeosu City, founded in 1949, Yeocheon City, founded in 1986, and Yeocheon County which were merged into the current Yeosu city in 1998.
Muan County is the capital and Yeosu is the largest city of South Jeolla, with other major cities including Suncheon, Mokpo, and Gwangyang.

Expo 2012

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In the 142nd General Assembly of BIE, held in Paris on 26 November 2007, the global community selected Yeosu as the host city for the 2012 World Expo.
Expo 2012 Yeosu Korea was an International Exposition recognised by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE) held in Yeosu, South Korea which opened May 12, 2012 and ran until August 12, 2012.

Suncheon

Suncheon-siSunchonSuncheon, Jeollanam-do
Being midway along the southern coast of South Korea, it is flanked by Namhae County in South Gyeongsang Province to the east with a natural waterway, and the Bay of Suncheon to the west and northwest, the city of Suncheon sprawling along its banks.
Forty minutes south of Suncheon is the port city of Yeosu, and twenty minutes to the east of Suncheon is Gwangyang.

Yi Sun-sin

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As such, it was the first base where Admiral Yi Sun-sin's fleet was based during the Imjin War which used the Turtle Ship or 'Kobukseon' which was built in Seon-so.
Yi assumed his new post at Yeosu on the 13th day of the 2nd lunar month of 1591 (March 13, 1591).

Gejang

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Gejang, or marinated raw crab is a representative speciality of Yeosu and a traditional Jeolla cuisine dish.
It is a representative speciality of Yeosu in South Jeolla Province, and a traditional Jeolla cuisine dish.

Turtle ship

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Yeosu is a city of history and loyalty where the headquarters of South Jeolla Province Navy Base was located, and the Great Admiral Yi Sun Shin improved upon the geobukseon (turtle ship) to save the country while serving as the commander of the navy.
Several museums host turtle ships on display, and people can visit and go inside a 1:1 scale turtle ship that is anchored at Yeosu.

List of Jeolla dishes

Jeolla cuisine
Gejang, or marinated raw crab is a representative speciality of Yeosu and a traditional Jeolla cuisine dish.

Jeju uprising

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In October 1948, the town of Yeosu was taken by South Korean soldiers who refused to take part in the suppression of the ongoing Jeju Uprising.
In the months following the elections, conditions worsened to the point that Republic of Korea (ROK) officials decided to send the Fourteenth Regiment of the Korean Constabulatory, stationed near the southern port city of Yeosu, to Jeju Island to assist counter-guerrilla efforts.

Japanese invasions of Korea (1592–1598)

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As such, it was the first base where Admiral Yi Sun-sin's fleet was based during the Imjin War which used the Turtle Ship or 'Kobukseon' which was built in Seon-so.
Yi Sun-sin quickly returned to Yeosu, where he found the majority of his navy destroyed.

Finless porpoise

NeophocaenaNeophocaena phocaenoidesIndo-pacific finless porpoise
Local conservation groups in Korea, such as at Yeosu, have started campaigning for the protection of the local populations.

Maangchi

* Maangchi (Emily Kim/Kim Kwang-Sook), Korean-American YouTuber and author
Kim was born in Yeosu, South Korea.

Kota Kinabalu

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Querétaro City

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South Korea

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Yeosu (Yeosu-si) is a city located on the southern coast of the Korean Peninsula in South Jeolla Province, South Korea and comprises the Old Yeosu City, founded in 1949, Yeocheon City, founded in 1986, and Yeocheon County which were merged into the current Yeosu city in 1998.

Peninsula

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The city of Yeosu consists of the Yeosu peninsula as well as 317 islands (49 inhabited, 268 uninhabited).

Namhae County

Namhae
Being midway along the southern coast of South Korea, it is flanked by Namhae County in South Gyeongsang Province to the east with a natural waterway, and the Bay of Suncheon to the west and northwest, the city of Suncheon sprawling along its banks.

South Gyeongsang Province

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Being midway along the southern coast of South Korea, it is flanked by Namhae County in South Gyeongsang Province to the east with a natural waterway, and the Bay of Suncheon to the west and northwest, the city of Suncheon sprawling along its banks.

Daejeon

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This expo is Korea's second, following Daejeon's 1993 Fair.

Taejŏn Expo '93

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This expo is Korea's second, following Daejeon's 1993 Fair.

Seong of Baekje

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Wonchon-hyeon/Dolsan-hyeon was the name given to Yeosu in the 16th year of King Seong (538 AD) who was the king of Baekje Kingdom.