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Geochang County, Kyongsangnam-do (South Korea)


Last modified: 2005-10-29 by phil nelson
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[Flag of Geochang County]
Geochang county website

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Geochang Country is located at the northwestern part of Gyeongnam Province. It borders Wolseong-ri, Buksang-myeong at 127 41' E to the west and Dori, Gajo-myeon at 128 06 E' to the east. It also borders Waryong-ri, Sinwon-myeon at 35 31 to the south and Bongye-ri, Goje-myeon to the north. It measures 37 km in the east-west direction and 43.5 km in the north-south direction.


Geochang's total area is 804.09?. The biggest myeon in Geochang County is Buksang-myeon with 125.311 ? while the smallest one is Mari-myeon with 46.61 ? .

Most of the land is the forest area) with the agricultural areas (15.35%), and orchards (0.53%), building area  (1.01%) and other areas (6.49%).



Background (Green): signifies the Saemaeul Mind, peace and big harvest.

White line: shows kindness and warm hearts of Geochang people

Mark: shows three areas, such as Geochang, Samga and Anui, expressing the harmony and cooperation among them.

It shows Geochang as the hub city of 3 national parks and three cities.

(It is the traffic hub city having many roads leading to Seoul, Daegu and Gwangju and the center of 3 national parks such as Mt. Deokyusan, Mt. Gayasan and Mt. Jirisan)

researched by Phil Nelson, 29 March 2005