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Korea Builds National Tree Garden in Administrative Capital

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SEJONG, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the National Central Arboretum in Sejong, South Korea’s de facto administrative capital, was held on Wednesday. 

The 649,000-square-meter garden will comprise of three major sections: a community and participation zone, for various culture, art, and recreational activities; an exhibition zone, for the display and observation of diverse plant life; and a plant education and research zone, including a research building and a greenhouse for rare and region-specific species. 

A total of 134.1 billion won ($114.8 million) will be invested in the project, which is expected to be completed in 2020.


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Image Credit: Korea Forest Service / photonews@koreabizwire.com

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