Geochang County

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Not to be confused with Gochang County.
"Kochang" redirects here. For a district in Thailand, see Ko Chang.
Geochang
거창군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Geochang-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Kŏch'ang-gun
Official logo of Geochang
Emblem of Geochang
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 11 myeon
Area
 • Total 804.09 km2 (310.46 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 67,224
 • Density 83.6/km2 (217/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang

Geochang County (Geochang-gun, Korean pronunciation: [kʌtɕʰaŋɡun]) is a county in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Geochang (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 5.0
(41)
7.5
(45.5)
12.7
(54.9)
19.6
(67.3)
24.2
(75.6)
27.2
(81)
29.3
(84.7)
29.8
(85.6)
25.8
(78.4)
21.0
(69.8)
14.0
(57.2)
7.7
(45.9)
18.7
(65.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) −1.7
(28.9)
0.5
(32.9)
5.4
(41.7)
11.8
(53.2)
16.7
(62.1)
20.9
(69.6)
24.0
(75.2)
24.2
(75.6)
19.2
(66.6)
12.5
(54.5)
6.1
(43)
0.4
(32.7)
11.7
(53.1)
Average low °C (°F) −7.5
(18.5)
−5.6
(21.9)
−1.1
(30)
4.3
(39.7)
9.6
(49.3)
15.3
(59.5)
20.0
(68)
20.2
(68.4)
14.2
(57.6)
6.1
(43)
−0.3
(31.5)
−5.6
(21.9)
5.8
(42.4)
Precipitation mm (inches) 27.9
(1.098)
37.5
(1.476)
55.1
(2.169)
75.4
(2.969)
94.9
(3.736)
174.2
(6.858)
301.4
(11.866)
284.8
(11.213)
166.0
(6.535)
44.3
(1.744)
35.9
(1.413)
19.2
(0.756)
1,316.8
(51.843)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 5.5 5.7 7.3 8.0 8.4 9.7 14.6 13.5 8.3 5.2 6.2 4.9 97.3
 % humidity 64.7 63.0 61.9 60.7 66.2 72.0 79.3 79.4 77.6 72.8 69.3 67.0 69.5
Mean monthly sunshine hours 193.1 191.9 216.3 233.1 244.2 203.3 176.6 183.0 172.0 200.7 174.6 182.4 2,373.7
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[1]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Geochang is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010) 거창(284)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°41′N 127°54′E / 35.683°N 127.900°E / 35.683; 127.900