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Sokcho, Gangwon-do (South Korea)

Sokch'o-si, 속초시

Last modified: 2020-01-15 by christopher oehler
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[Sokcho flag]
image by Tomislav Šipek, 5 September 2019

Flag (with English and Korean text)

[Sokcho flag (with English and Korean text)] image by Tomislav Šipek, 5 September 2019
Flag seen here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgYQ250jOv8

[Sokcho city flag]
Source: Sokcho city website


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History of Sokcho

From the Sokcho web site:

The oldest record that confirms the name of Sokcho for the first time goes back to Yeojidoseo, a map made in the 36th year of King Yeongjo in 1760, in the Joseon (Choson) period. In the Joseon period, Sokcho was a district, called Sokcho-ri, Socheon-myeon, Dohobu, Yangyang.

researched by Phil Nelson, 29 March 2005