Seocheon County

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Seocheon
서천군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Seocheon-gun
 • McCune–Reischauer Sŏch'ŏn-gun
Official logo of Seocheon
Emblem of Seocheon
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Hoseo
Province South Chungcheong
Administrative divisions 2 eup, 11 myeon
Area
 • Total 363.40 km2 (140.31 sq mi)
Population (2003)
 • Total 67,651
 • Density 186.2/km2 (482/sq mi)
 • Dialect Chungcheong

Seocheon County (Seocheon-gun) is a county in Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea. It is famous for its seafood and location near the mouth of the Geum River.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Seocheon county has two major centers, Janghang-eup and Seocheon-eup. Seocheon-eup, the larger center, serves as the educational center of the district. It has an economy built on agriculture and education. Janghang has a more industrial economy that includes factories, processing, and ship building. Janghang and Seocheon are connected to Yongsan (Seoul), Iksan, and the rest of the country via Korail's Janghang Line which formerly terminated in Janghang but has since been connected to Iksan via Gunsan.

In total under Seocheon-gun there are two eup and eleven myeon:[1]

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Coordinates: 36°04′49″N 126°41′29″E / 36.080251°N 126.691403°E / 36.080251; 126.691403