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.

Seongju is selected as the location for the deployment of THAAD system in July 2016.[1]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]

Seongju is twinned with:

External links[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Seongju confirmed as site for THAAD". Retrieved 13 July 2016.