Chonju city in South Korea is also known as Jeonju. Chonju lies in the south western side of South Korea. It is also the capital of North Cholla province. This city in South Korea is about 34 km away from the Yellow Sea in the east. Chonju has emerged as a important manufacturing and trade center in South Korea. Some of the products of Chonju city of South Korea are silk, cigarettes, silk, bamboo products, sake, silver, paper and cottonseed oil. According to the census report of 2005, the Chonju city is calculated to have a population of 563,406.
Under the Japanese rule from 1910- 1945, Chonju was known as Zenshu. The origin of the city trace back to the period ( 57BC ) of Three Kingdoms. During those times, Chonju was a vital point for civil, local and military establishment. Chonju is referred to as the place of birth for the Yi Dynasty which later on governed Korea from ( 1392- 1910).
Thus, Chonju is one of the famous cities in South Korea.