Andong City

Joining Year: 2008

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Andong is a city in South Korea, and the capital of North Gyeongsang Province. It is the largest city in the northern part of the province with a population of 167,821 as of October 2010.

The Nakdong River flows through the city. Andong isĀ  a market centre for the surrounding agricultural areas. In the late 1990s and early 2000s it became a tourism and cultural centre. Andong is known as a centre of culture and folk traditions.

The surrounding area maintains many types of traditions and the Andong Folk Festival is held in mid October every year.

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