Seongju County

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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
 • Total 616.28 km2 (237.95 sq mi)
 • 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 was selected as the location for the deployment of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in July 2016.[1]

Twin towns – Sister cities[edit]


  1. ^ 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