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Buyeo County

Buyeo
부여군
County
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 부여군
 • Hanja 扶餘郡
 • Revised Romanization Buyeo-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Puyŏ-gun
Official logo of Buyeo
Emblem of Buyeo
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Hoseo
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 15 myeon
Area
 • Total 624.58 km2 (241.15 sq mi)
Population (2000)
 • Total 95,213
 • Density 152.4/km2 (395/sq mi)
 • Dialect Chungcheong

Buyeo County (Buyeo-gun) is a county in South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. Buyeo-eup, the county's capital, was the site of the capital of Baekje from 538-660 AD, during which it was called Sabi Fortress.

Famous people associated with Buyeo County in more recent times include noted stem-cell researcher Hwang Woo-suk.

Contents

  • Geography 1
    • Climate 1.1
  • Baekje Cultural Festival 2
  • Sister cities 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

Buyeo is located at the southern area of Chungcheongnam-do, the heart of the Korean peninsula, and has the same longitude as Wyndham, Australia and the same latitude as Tokyo.[1]

During the Three Kingdoms Era, the capital of Baekje was moved to present-day Buyeo-eup (then called Sabi) on account of crowding in the former capital, which was near present-day Seoul. A fortress called Garimseong was constructed for defending the new capital.[2] Buyeo County has numerous historical sites from this era, such as the mountain fortresses (sanseong) at Seongheung, Buso, and Cheong, the tumuli at Neungsan-ri, and the temple site at Gunsu-ri, all designated Historic Sites of South Korea.

Climate

Climate data for Buyeo (1981–2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 3.9
(39)
6.8
(44.2)
12.2
(54)
19.2
(66.6)
24.1
(75.4)
27.8
(82)
29.7
(85.5)
30.7
(87.3)
26.8
(80.2)
21.3
(70.3)
13.6
(56.5)
6.7
(44.1)
18.6
(65.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) −1.9
(28.6)
0.4
(32.7)
5.3
(41.5)
11.7
(53.1)
17.3
(63.1)
21.9
(71.4)
25.0
(77)
25.5
(77.9)
20.4
(68.7)
13.5
(56.3)
6.6
(43.9)
0.5
(32.9)
12.2
(54)
Average low °C (°F) −7.0
(19.4)
−5.0
(23)
−0.7
(30.7)
4.8
(40.6)
11.3
(52.3)
17.0
(62.6)
21.5
(70.7)
21.5
(70.7)
15.5
(59.9)
7.4
(45.3)
1.0
(33.8)
−4.5
(23.9)
6.9
(44.4)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 28.8
(1.134)
34.1
(1.343)
56.1
(2.209)
76.1
(2.996)
99.2
(3.906)
166.2
(6.543)
319.6
(12.583)
283.0
(11.142)
152.3
(5.996)
53.1
(2.091)
53.2
(2.094)
27.4
(1.079)
1,349.2
(53.118)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7.6 6.2 7.8 7.3 7.7 9.0 13.9 13.0 8.4 5.7 8.3 8.3 103.2
Average relative humidity (%) 73.0 69.0 66.9 65.2 69.3 74.2 81.1 79.7 77.1 74.7 73.9 75.1 73.3
Mean monthly sunshine hours 179.2 187.9 223.9 245.1 256.2 229.0 195.4 220.8 212.9 220.6 169.9 167.7 2,518.6
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration[3]

Baekje Cultural Festival

Buyeo County held its first Baekje cultural festival in 1955 celebrating the history of ancient Baekje and the culture that blossomed in the Buyeo area, sponsored by the residents of Buyeo County themselves. The province began

From 1965, province officially announced to take place Baekje cultural memorial.[4]

The festival showcases traditional costumes and marching from the Baekje era, focusing on the works of the six kings of the Sabi era and the story of the loyalty of three subjects.[5] This festival was ranked among the best in the country in 2007.[6]

Sister cities

See also

References

  1. ^ New Document
  2. ^ http://www.seoul.co.kr/news/newsView.php?id=20071115023006 [서동철 전문기자의 비뚜로 보는 문화재] (44) 부여 성흥산 대조사 석불입상 Retrieved on 2008-01-23
  3. ^ "평년값자료(1981-2010) 부여(236)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011-05-21. 
  4. ^ 네이버 뉴스
  5. ^ New Document
  6. ^ Baekje Festival nominated national festival 백제문화제 국가지정 축제 선정 Daejeon Ilbo 2007-12-28 Retrieved 2008-01-26

External links

  • County government website

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