Yesan County

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Yesan
예산군
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationYesan-gun
 • McCune-ReischauerYesan-gun
Flag of Yesan
Official logo of Yesan
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
CountrySouth Korea
RegionHoseo
Administrative divisions2 eup, 10 myeon
Area
 • Total542.65 km2 (209.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2022)
 • Total76,651
 • Density141.25/km2 (365.8/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Chungcheong

Yesan (Korean: [je.san]) is a county in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. Famous people from Yesan include independence fighter Yoon Bong-Gil.

Sudeoksa, a head temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism, is located on the southern slopes of Deoksungsan in Deoksan-myeon, Yesan County. Its main hall is daeungjeon (大雄殿), Korea's oldest wooden building and National Treasure 49.

In 2009, Yesan was designated a "slow city," one in which traditional cultures and communities are preserved.[1]

Climate[edit]

Yesan has a humid continental climate (Köppen: Dwa), but can be considered a borderline humid subtropical climate (Köppen: Cwa) using the −3 °C (27 °F) isotherm.

Climate data for Yesan (1991–2020 normals)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 2.8
(37.0)
5.7
(42.3)
11.9
(53.4)
18.7
(65.7)
24.4
(75.9)
28.3
(82.9)
30.1
(86.2)
31.1
(88.0)
26.8
(80.2)
20.9
(69.6)
12.9
(55.2)
5.0
(41.0)
18.2
(64.8)
Daily mean °C (°F) −2.1
(28.2)
0.2
(32.4)
5.4
(41.7)
11.9
(53.4)
17.9
(64.2)
22.4
(72.3)
25.6
(78.1)
26.2
(79.2)
21.2
(70.2)
14.3
(57.7)
7.2
(45.0)
0.1
(32.2)
12.5
(54.5)
Average low °C (°F) −6.6
(20.1)
−4.7
(23.5)
−0.2
(31.6)
5.8
(42.4)
12.2
(54.0)
17.6
(63.7)
22.0
(71.6)
22.4
(72.3)
16.5
(61.7)
8.7
(47.7)
2.1
(35.8)
−4.4
(24.1)
7.6
(45.7)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 19.6
(0.77)
25.6
(1.01)
36.7
(1.44)
67.8
(2.67)
74.0
(2.91)
128.6
(5.06)
270.8
(10.66)
253.0
(9.96)
157.8
(6.21)
52.7
(2.07)
48.0
(1.89)
23.6
(0.93)
1,158.2
(45.60)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 4.3 3.6 5.0 6.1 6.0 6.6 12.4 12.0 7.1 4.7 7.1 6.8 81.7
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[2][3][4]

Transportation[edit]

Sister cities[edit]

Domestic[edit]

International[edit]

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korea Tourism Organization (n.d.). Korea Travel Guide. KTO. p. 81.
  2. ^ "Climatological Normals of Korea (1991 ~ 2020)" (PDF) (in Korean). Korea Meteorological Administration. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 January 2022. Retrieved 4 April 2022.
  3. ^ 우리나라 기후평년값 - 파일셋 (in Korean). Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 4 April 2022.
  4. ^ 우리나라 기후평년값 - 그래프 (in Korean). Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 4 April 2022.

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Coordinates: 36°40′45″N 126°50′42″E / 36.6791666767°N 126.84500001°E / 36.6791666767; 126.84500001