Yesan County

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"Yesan" redirects here. For the village in Iran, see Yesan, Iran.
Yesan
예산군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Yesan-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Yesan-gun
Official logo of Yesan
Emblem of Yesan
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country South Korea
Region Hoseo
Administrative divisions 2 eup, 10 myeon
Area
 • Total 543.09 km2 (209.69 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 100,602
 • Density 185.2/km2 (480/sq mi)
 • Dialect Chungcheong

Yesan County (Yesan-gun) is a county in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. Famous people from Yesan include independence fighter Yoon Bong-Gil.

Sudeoksa, a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, is located on the southern slopes of Deoksungsan in Deoksan-myeon, Yesan County. Its main hall is daeungjeon (大雄殿), Korea's oldest wooden building and National Treasure 49.

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Coordinates: 36°40′45″N 126°50′42″E / 36.6791666767°N 126.84500001°E / 36.6791666767; 126.84500001