Sancheong County

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Sancheong
산청군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationSancheong-gun
 • McCune-ReischauerSanch'ŏng-gun
Official logo of Sancheong
Emblem of Sancheong
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country South Korea
RegionYeongnam
Administrative divisions1 eup, 10 myeon
Area
 • Total794.59 km2 (306.79 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total39,863
 • Density50.2/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • DialectGyeongsang

Sancheong County (Sancheong-gun) is a county in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Sancheong (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 6.0
(42.8)
8.4
(47.1)
13.4
(56.1)
20.0
(68)
24.6
(76.3)
27.5
(81.5)
29.5
(85.1)
30.3
(86.5)
26.6
(79.9)
21.9
(71.4)
14.9
(58.8)
8.7
(47.7)
19.3
(66.7)
Daily mean °C (°F) 0.1
(32.2)
2.0
(35.6)
6.6
(43.9)
12.7
(54.9)
17.5
(63.5)
21.4
(70.5)
24.6
(76.3)
25.0
(77)
20.2
(68.4)
14.0
(57.2)
7.6
(45.7)
2.1
(35.8)
12.8
(55)
Average low °C (°F) −4.7
(23.5)
−3.4
(25.9)
0.6
(33.1)
5.9
(42.6)
11.0
(51.8)
16.4
(61.5)
20.9
(69.6)
21.2
(70.2)
15.7
(60.3)
8.2
(46.8)
1.9
(35.4)
−3.1
(26.4)
7.6
(45.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 28.4
(1.118)
43.9
(1.728)
68.5
(2.697)
97.5
(3.839)
104.3
(4.106)
193.9
(7.634)
324.8
(12.787)
366.9
(14.445)
222.3
(8.752)
48.3
(1.902)
38.5
(1.516)
19.3
(0.76)
1,556.6
(61.283)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.9 5.5 7.3 8.3 8.7 9.5 14.1 13.4 8.7 4.7 5.3 4.0 94.4
Average relative humidity (%) 58.5 58.7 59.0 58.7 64.1 71.3 78.4 78.1 76.1 70.0 65.3 60.9 66.6
Mean monthly sunshine hours 172.9 178.3 207.6 224.2 231.6 189.8 171.3 176.4 169.0 197.2 163.5 161.1 2,244.4
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[1]

Tourist spot[edit]

  • Nine Scenic Views of Sancheong(산청구경)
    • Jirisan Mountain Cheonwangbong Peak(지리산 천왕봉)
    • Daewonsa Valley(대원사 계곡)
    • Royal Azaleas of Hwangmaesan Mountain(황매산 철쭉)
    • Royal Tomb of King Guhyeong(구형왕릉)
    • Gyeonghogang River Scenic View(경호강 비경)
    • Namsa Yedam Village(남사예담촌)
    • Historic Site of Jo Sik(남명조식유적지)
    • Jeongchwiam View Point(정취암 조망)
    • Donguibogam Village(동의보감촌)

Twin towns – sister cities[edit]

Sancheong is twinned with:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "평년값자료(1981–2010) 산청(289)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-05-07.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°24′57″N 127°52′24″E / 35.415775°N 127.873278°E / 35.415775; 127.873278