Jeongseon County

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Jeongseon
정선군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Jeongseon-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Chŏngsŏn-gun
Official logo of Jeongseon
Emblem of Jeongseon
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Gwandong
Administrative divisions 4 eup, 5 myeon
Area
 • Total 1,220.67 km2 (471.30 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 46,362
 • Density 38/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gangwon

Jeongseon (Jeongseon-gun) is a county in Gangwon Province, South Korea. It is famous as the hometown of "Jeongseon Arirang," a traditional Korean folksong. It is also the hometown of famous actor Won Bin and footballer Seol Ki-hyeon.

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Towns (eup)[edit]

Townships (myeon)[edit]

Attractions[edit]

High Resort 1, a ski resort, is located in Gohan Eup, Gangwonland, the only casino in Korea that is open to South Korean citizens, is also located nearby.[1] The resort at 1,345 meters is at the highest altitude of the Korean ski resorts.[2]

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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gangwon-do » Jeongseon-gun » High 1 Ski Resort"
  2. ^ Yoon, Chul (27 December 2011). "7 best ski and snowboard resorts in Korea". CNN Go. Retrieved 3 June 2012. 

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Coordinates: 37°22′45″N 128°39′53″E / 37.3791666767°N 128.664722232°E / 37.3791666767; 128.664722232