Sapgyo

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Sapgyo

삽교
Town
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationSapgyo-eup
 • McCune–ReischauerSapkyo-ŭp
Coordinates: 36°41′11″N 126°44′12″E / 36.68639°N 126.73667°E / 36.68639; 126.73667Coordinates: 36°41′11″N 126°44′12″E / 36.68639°N 126.73667°E / 36.68639; 126.73667
CountrySouth Korea
ProvinceSouth Chungcheong
CountyYesan County
Administrative divisions21 beopjeongni, 36 hangjeongni and 150 ban
Area
 • Total49.6 km2 (19.2 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (36 ft)
Population
 (2015.6)
 • Total7,932
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (GMT +9)
Area code(s)41 (+82 Country code)
WebsiteSapgyo Town

Sapgyo-eup (Korean삽교읍; Hanja揷橋邑) is a small city located within Yesan county in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. It is about 74 km (46 mi) northwest of Daejeon.

History[edit]

Original meaning of "Sapgyo" () is "New Town" (). "Sa" () means "New" in ancient Korean. Sapgyo was of Deoksan city in Joseon Dynasty. The 3 town ("Jangchon", "Daedeoksan", and "Daejoji") merged in 1924, and named "Sapgyo" because the seat of a township office was in Sapgyo village.

Geography[edit]

Sapgyo is in Yesan, Chungnam province.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Organizations[edit]

public office[edit]

Financial institution[edit]

  • Sapgyo Post Office
  • Sapgyo Community Credit Cooperative
  • Sapgyo NongHyup(National Agricultural Cooperative Federation)

School[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railway[edit]

Highway[edit]

Local attractions[edit]

Sub-municipalities[edit]

Sapgyo-eup is divided into 21 villages (ri).[1]

Hangul Hanja
Sapgyo-ri 삽교리 揷橋里
Pyeongchon-ri 평촌리 坪村里
Suchon-ri 수촌리 水村里
I-ri 이리 二里
Mok-ri 목리 沐里
Sin-ri 신리 新里
Anchi-ri 안치리 雁峙里
Songsan-ri 송산리 松山里
Yeok-ri 역리 驛里
Sangha-ri 상하리 上下里
Changjeong-ri 창정리 倉井里
Ga-ri 가리 駕里
Sangseong-ri 상성리 上城里
Yongdong-ri 용동리 龍洞里
Hapo-ri 하포리 下浦里
Seong-ri 성리 城里
Du-ri 두리 頭里
Singa-ri 신가리 新佳里
Banga-ri 방아리 方阿里
Hyorim-ri 효림리 孝林里
Wolsan-ri 월산리 月山里

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Beopjeongni of Sapgyo Town". Yesan County. Retrieved 18 May 2017.

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