Seogwipo

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Coordinates: 33°15′10″N 126°33′40″E / 33.252816°N 126.561123°E / 33.252816; 126.561123

Seogwipo
서귀포시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja 西
 • Revised Romanization Seogwipo-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Sŏgwip'o-si
Seogwipo Harbor
Seogwipo Harbor
Official logo of Seogwipo
Emblem of Seogwipo
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Jeju
Administrative divisions 12 dong, 3 eup, 2 myeon
Area
 • Total 870.68 km2 (336.17 sq mi)
Population (December 31, 2011)
 • Total 155,691
 • Density 178.82/km2 (463.1/sq mi)
 • Dialect Jeju
Website www.seogwipo.go.kr

Seogwipo (Korean pronunciation: [sʰʌɡɥipʰo]) is a city in Jeju Province, South Korea with population of 155,691 as of December 31, 2011. In July, 2006, Seogwipo city was expanded to include the entire southern half of Jeju island. In 2002, it was one of the host cities for the FIFA World Cup. Total budget in 2012 is reported to be KRW 524.6 billion. As one of the World Heritages by UNESCO, it has huge potential to be developed in the third industries including travel.

Jeongbang Waterfall
Cheonjiyeon Waterfall

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Seogwipo (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 10.7
(51.3)
11.6
(52.9)
14.4
(57.9)
18.5
(65.3)
22.0
(71.6)
24.6
(76.3)
28.3
(82.9)
30.1
(86.2)
27.4
(81.3)
23.4
(74.1)
18.2
(64.8)
13.2
(55.8)
20.2
(68.4)
Daily mean °C (°F) 6.8
(44.2)
7.8
(46)
10.6
(51.1)
14.8
(58.6)
18.6
(65.5)
21.7
(71.1)
25.6
(78.1)
27.1
(80.8)
23.9
(75)
19.3
(66.7)
14.1
(57.4)
9.3
(48.7)
16.6
(61.9)
Average low °C (°F) 3.6
(38.5)
4.4
(39.9)
7.1
(44.8)
11.3
(52.3)
15.3
(59.5)
19.2
(66.6)
23.5
(74.3)
24.6
(76.3)
21.1
(70)
15.9
(60.6)
10.6
(51.1)
5.9
(42.6)
13.5
(56.3)
Precipitation mm (inches) 61.0
(2.402)
77.1
(3.035)
131.2
(5.165)
174.9
(6.886)
205.8
(8.102)
276.9
(10.902)
309.8
(12.197)
291.6
(11.48)
196.6
(7.74)
81.6
(3.213)
71.4
(2.811)
45.1
(1.776)
1,923
(75.709)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 10.3 9.5 11.0 10.5 10.7 12.9 14.3 14.2 10.3 6.1 7.4 8.1 125.3
 % humidity 62.8 62.1 62.4 64.5 69.9 78.2 84.1 79.0 72.5 63.9 63.2 62.2 68.7
Mean monthly sunshine hours 152.2 152.6 174.0 190.9 199.0 144.2 142.1 184.2 176.1 207.1 170.5 161.8 2,054.7
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[1]

Sister cities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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