Chilgok County

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Chilgok
칠곡군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Chilgok-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Ch'ilgok-gun
Official logo of Chilgok
Emblem of Chilgok
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Administrative divisions 2 eup, 6 myeon
Area
 • Total 451 km2 (174 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 107,158
 • Density 237.6/km2 (615/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang

Chilgok County (Chilgok-gun) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. The seat of government is in Waegwan-eup. Famous people from the county include Joseon Dynasty military officer Shin Ryu. In 1978, Indong-Myeon was joined to Gumi and in 1981, Chilgok-Eup was joined to Daegu.

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Coordinates: 35°57′N 128°32′E / 35.950°N 128.533°E / 35.950; 128.533