Yeongdong County

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Yeongdong
영동군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Yeongdong-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Yŏngdong-gun
Official logo of Yeongdong
Emblem of Yeongdong
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Hoseo
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 10 myeon
Area
 • Total 845.01 km2 (326.26 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 57,424
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
 • Dialect Chungcheong

Yeongdong County is a county in North Chungcheong Province, South Korea. The county should not be confused with the similarly named Yeongdong region.

During the Korean War, this county was the site of the No Gun Ri Massacre.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Chupungnyeong-myeon, Yeongdong (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2.6
(36.7)
5.5
(41.9)
11.3
(52.3)
18.8
(65.8)
23.4
(74.1)
26.6
(79.9)
28.4
(83.1)
28.9
(84)
24.9
(76.8)
19.8
(67.6)
12.3
(54.1)
5.5
(41.9)
17.3
(63.1)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.0
(28.4)
0.2
(32.4)
5.2
(41.4)
12.1
(53.8)
17.0
(62.6)
20.9
(69.6)
23.7
(74.7)
24.1
(75.4)
19.3
(66.7)
13.1
(55.6)
6.4
(43.5)
0.4
(32.7)
11.7
(53.1)
Average low °C (°F) −6.2
(20.8)
−4.5
(23.9)
−0.2
(31.6)
5.3
(41.5)
10.7
(51.3)
15.8
(60.4)
20.1
(68.2)
20.4
(68.7)
14.6
(58.3)
7.5
(45.5)
1.1
(34)
−4.1
(24.6)
6.7
(44.1)
Precipitation mm (inches) 24.5
(0.965)
34.5
(1.358)
50.0
(1.969)
69.6
(2.74)
84.5
(3.327)
146.3
(5.76)
284.6
(11.205)
244.5
(9.626)
139.1
(5.476)
43.9
(1.728)
41.3
(1.626)
24.2
(0.953)
1,187.1
(46.736)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.6 7.9 9.7 8.1 8.8 10.0 15.7 14.6 9.6 6.0 8.1 8.4 115.5
 % humidity 61.8 59.8 58.3 55.9 63.1 71.6 80.5 80.5 77.9 71.1 66.7 63.9 67.6
Mean monthly sunshine hours 174.3 173.0 196.0 216.5 227.4 182.2 144.6 157.9 165.8 202.2 170.2 166.3 2,176.4
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[1]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Yeongdong is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010) 추풍령(135)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-05-01. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 36°10′30″N 127°46′35″E / 36.17500001°N 127.776388899°E / 36.17500001; 127.776388899