Danyang County

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Danyang
단양군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Danyang-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Tanyang-gun
Dodam Sambong
Dodam Sambong
Official logo of Danyang
Emblem of Danyang
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Hoseo
Administrative divisions 2 eup, 6 myeon
Area
 • Total 781.07 km2 (301.57 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 37,320
 • Density 51/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Dialect Chungcheong

Danyang County (Danyang-gun) is a county in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea.

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Geography[edit]

The geographical terrain is 83.7% mountainous and 11.2% cultivable. It is very rugged, except in some of the urban areas and villages that can be found in the valleys and hills. The main water system ranges from the upper stream of the 23.7 km long Namhan River, which flows through the county. Pyeongchang River, one of the streams flowing from Odaesan, joins several streams at Jungnyeong, Danyang, and Geumgok, originating from Sobaeksan. Danyang Stream, which has its source in Hakseongsan, Gyeongsangbuk-do, joins the Namhan River at Habang-ri, Danseong-myeon, together with Jungnyeong Stream flowing from Jungnyeong and Dosolsan to Hyeoncholli, Danyang-eup, Maepo Stream from Geumsusan to Dodam, and Geumgok Stream from Biro Peak to Gosu-ri, Danyang-eup.[1]

Climate[edit]

The county, which is situated in an inland mountainous area, epitomizes an inland climate with severe variations in temperatures. The annual average temperature reaches 11.2 °C (52.2 °F), with the highest at 17.7 °C (63.9 °F) and the lowest at 5.6 °C (42.1 °F), and its annual rainfall averages 1,195.8 mm (47.1 in).

Tourism[edit]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Danyang is twinned with:

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Official page of Danyang county http://englishy.dy21.net

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°59′06″N 128°21′46″E / 36.98500001°N 128.362777788°E / 36.98500001; 128.362777788