Seongju County

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Seongju
성주군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Seongju-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Sŏngju-gun
Official logo of Seongju
Emblem of Seongju
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 9 myeon
Area
 • Total 616.28 km2 (237.95 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 51,028
 • Density 82.8/km2 (214/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang

Seongju County (Seongju-gun) is a county in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. This largely agricultural area is located immediately west of the metropolitan city of Daegu.

Lotte Skyhill Seongju Country Club (36°02′58″N 128°13′34″E / 36.049359°N 128.226223°E / 36.049359; 128.226223) was selected as the location for the deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in July 2016.[1][2]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "THAAD's new home will be golf course in South Korean mountains". STARS AND STRIPES. September 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ Kang Seung-woo (13 July 2016). "Seongju confirmed as site for THAAD". The Korea Times. Retrieved 15 September 2016. 

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Coordinates: 35°55′09″N 128°16′59″E / 35.919119°N 128.283019°E / 35.919119; 128.283019