Cheonan is a city in , . Cheonan is a name derived from heaven. This is because King Taejo of Goryeo named it the "Most important place under the sky." Also, to this day, Cheonan citizens still call Cheonan the most comfortable place under the sky and joke that it is safe from natural disasters such as typhoons.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Railway station
Cheonan–Asan station is a ground-level train station located mostly in , Chungcheongnam-do, although part of it lies in the neighboring city of Cheonan. Photo: Ysjbserver, CC0.

Railway station
Station is the main train station in central , , and the junction of the Gyeongbu and Janghang Lines. Photo: NHRHS2010, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Metro station
is a railway station on the Janghang Line which is also served by Line 1 of the Seoul Subway. Photo: Subway06, CC BY 3.0.

Post office
Photo: Hyolee2, CC BY-SA 4.0.


36.815° or 36° 48' 54.1" north
127.1141° or 127° 6' 50.6" east
Open Location Code
United Nations Location Code
40 metres (131 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 415158162
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Cheonan
  • Arabic: تشونان
  • Bengali: চেওনান
  • Breton: Cheonan
  • Catalan: Cheonan
  • Cebuano: Cheonan
  • Chinese: Cheonan Chhī
  • Chinese: 天安
  • Chinese: 天安市
  • Czech: Čchonan
  • Danish: Cheonan
  • Dutch: Cheonan
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: تشونان
  • English: Cheonan-si
  • Esperanto: Ĉonano
  • Estonian: Ch'ŏnan
  • Estonian: Cheonan
  • Finnish: Cheonan
  • French: Cheonan
  • German: Cheonan
  • Greek: Τσεονάν
  • Greek: Τσόναν
  • Gujarati: ચેઓનાન
  • Hakka Chinese: Thiên-ôn-sṳ
  • Hausa: Cheonan Sṳ
  • Hebrew: צ'אונאן
  • Hindi: चेनाण
  • Indonesian: Cheonan
  • Italian: Cheonan
  • Japanese: チョナン市
  • Japanese: 天安市
  • Kannada: ಚಿಯೋನಾನ್
  • Korean: 天安市
  • Korean: 천안시
  • Latvian: Čeonana
  • Lithuanian: Čeonanas
  • Malay (generic): Cheonan
  • Marathi: चेओनान
  • Min Nan Chinese: Cheonan Chhī
  • Mongolian: Чонан
  • Mongolian: Чонань
  • Norwegian: Cheonan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cheonan
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Cheonan
  • Persian: چئونان
  • Polish: Cheonan
  • Portuguese: Cheonan
  • Russian: Чхонан
  • Sinhalese: චියෝනන්
  • Spanish: Cheonan
  • Swedish: Cheonan
  • Tagalog: Cheonan
  • Tamil: சியாநான்
  • Tatar: Чонан
  • Telugu: చేయనాన్
  • Thai: โชนัน
  • Turkish: Cheonan
  • Ukrainian: Чхонан
  • Urdu: چیونان
  • Vietnamese: Cheonan
  • Waray (Philippines): Cheonan
  • Yue Chinese: 天安
  • Ch’ŏnan
  • Tenan
  • Thyen-ān
  • 천안

Other Places Named Cheonan

  • South Chungcheong, South Korea
  • Railway stop in South Chungcheong, South Korea
  • Metro station in South Chungcheong, South Korea

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