Kaesŏng is a city in , only 8 km from the with . Kaesong is a small historical city that was a capital of the Koryo Dynasty for several hundred years.

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  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 193,000
  • United Nations Location Code: KP KSN
  • Latitude: 37° 58' 15" (37.9708°) north
  • Longitude: 126° 33' 16" (126.5544°) east
  • Elevation: 42 meters (138 feet)
  • Wikidata: Kaesong
  • Wikimedia Commons: Kaesong

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Other Names for Kaesong

Chinese: 开城特级市, Dutch: Kaesong, French: Kaesong, German: Kaesŏng, Italian: Kaesŏng, Japanese: 開城市, Korean: 개성시, Korean: 개성특급시, Lithuanian: Kesongas, Portuguese: Kaesong, Russian: Кэсон, Spanish: Kaesong, Swedish: Kaesong, Kai-seng, Kaijō, Kaisong, Kaizyō, Shōto, Songdo

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