Cheongyang County

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Cheongyang
청양군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Cheongyang-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Ch'ŏngyang-gun
Official logo of Cheongyang
Emblem of Cheongyang
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Hoseo
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 9 myeon
Area
 • Total 479.57 km2 (185.16 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 37,194
 • Density 77.6/km2 (201/sq mi)
 • Dialect Chungcheong

Cheongyang County (Cheongyang-gun) is a county in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. A predominantly rural area, it is known throughout Korea for the spicy gochu peppers which are grown there. Another noted local specialty is the fruit of the Chinese matrimony vine, or gugija. The county is home to Cheongyang Provincial College.

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Coordinates: 36°27′04″N 126°48′16″E / 36.4511111211°N 126.804444454°E / 36.4511111211; 126.804444454