Jangsu County

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"Jangsu" redirects here. For the king of the ancient Korean kingdom of Goguryeo, see Jangsu of Goguryeo. For the province in China, see Jiangsu.
Jangsu
장수군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Jangsu-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Changsu-gun
Official logo of Jangsu
Emblem of Jangsu
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Honam
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 6 myeon
Area
 • Total 533.64 km2 (206.04 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 26,463
 • Density 49.6/km2 (128/sq mi)
 • Dialect Jeolla

Jangsu County (Jangsu-gun) is a county in North Jeolla Province, South Korea. Jangsu is not to be confused with Sangju, in North Gyeongsang Province, when you write. It is well known for Jangsu-Galbi.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Jangsu (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 3.1
(37.6)
5.7
(42.3)
10.9
(51.6)
17.8
(64)
22.3
(72.1)
25.6
(78.1)
27.6
(81.7)
28.2
(82.8)
24.9
(76.8)
19.5
(67.1)
12.4
(54.3)
5.6
(42.1)
17.0
(62.6)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.9
(26.8)
−0.9
(30.4)
4.0
(39.2)
10.4
(50.7)
15.6
(60.1)
19.9
(67.8)
23.0
(73.4)
23.1
(73.6)
18.3
(64.9)
11.4
(52.5)
5.0
(41)
−0.7
(30.7)
10.5
(50.9)
Average low °C (°F) −8.4
(16.9)
−6.8
(19.8)
−2.1
(28.2)
3.1
(37.6)
9.1
(48.4)
14.7
(58.5)
19.3
(66.7)
19.1
(66.4)
13.2
(55.8)
5.1
(41.2)
−1.0
(30.2)
−6.2
(20.8)
4.9
(40.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 33.7
(1.327)
46.9
(1.846)
59.6
(2.346)
88.9
(3.5)
109.2
(4.299)
189.2
(7.449)
333.6
(13.134)
335.5
(13.209)
144.8
(5.701)
44.5
(1.752)
44.2
(1.74)
34.2
(1.346)
1,464.3
(57.65)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 8.9 7.8 9.5 8.4 9.2 10.1 16.1 15.3 8.7 6.2 7.4 8.8 116.4
 % humidity 72.9 70.5 67.7 64.3 68.4 75.4 81.0 81.4 79.7 76.2 74.9 74.2 73.9
Mean monthly sunshine hours 152.6 171.4 195.1 219.5 222.5 180.2 145.7 154.9 163.6 187.7 158.1 144.9 2,092
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[1]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Jangsu is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010) 장수(248)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-05-07. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°38′47″N 127°31′10″E / 35.6463888989°N 127.519444454°E / 35.6463888989; 127.519444454