Chungju


Chungju
Chungju
충주
忠州
—  Municipal City  —
Korean transcription(s)
 – Hangul 충주시
 – Hanja 忠州市
 – Revised Romanization Chungju-si
 – McCune-Reischauer Ch'ungju-si

Emblem of Chungju
Chungju is located in South Korea
Chungju
Location in South Korea
Coordinates: 36°58′N 127°57′E / 36.967°N 127.95°E / 36.967; 127.95
Country  South Korea
Region Hoseo
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 12 myeon, 12 dong
Area
 – Total 153.45 km2 (59.2 sq mi)
Population (November 2010)
 – Total 218,098
 – Dialect Chungcheong

Chungju is a city in North Chungcheong province, South Korea. Namsan is a mountain located on the outskirts of the city.

The city is famous for the annual martial arts festival held in October. Also of note, UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon grew up here.


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Symbol

  • City Flower : Chrysanthemum
  • City Bird : Mandarin duck
  • City Tree : Apple tree

Chungju Lake

Chungju Dam is the country's biggest multi-purpose dam that links together Chungju and its neighborhoods. It creates a manmade lake with a vast body of water.

Woraksan Mt and Songnae valley are located nearby. Additionally, this area has cherished cave area/springs.[1]

In 2013 it will host the 2013 World Rowing Championships.

Products

Chungju is famous for its production of apples. The principal reasons being because of the large amount of daylight received and high difference of temperatures. The growing of apples started 300 years ago from China and it was 1912 when the city officially began to plant trees. The scale is the greatest in Chungcheongbuk-do.[2]

Education

There are two universities in Chungju: Konkuk University (Chungju campus) and Chungju National University.

Climate

Climate data for Chungju (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 1.9
(35.4)
5.1
(41.2)
11.4
(52.5)
19.4
(66.9)
24.0
(75.2)
27.6
(81.7)
29.6
(85.3)
30.2
(86.4)
25.8
(78.4)
20.0
(68.0)
12.1
(53.8)
5.0
(41.0)
17.7
Daily mean °C (°F) −4.2
(24.4)
−1.3
(29.7)
4.7
(40.5)
11.7
(53.1)
17.1
(62.8)
21.7
(71.1)
24.7
(76.5)
24.9
(76.8)
19.3
(66.7)
12.4
(54.3)
5.3
(41.5)
−1
(30)
11.2
Average low °C (°F) −9.5
(14.9)
−6.8
(19.8)
−1.2
(29.8)
4.4
(39.9)
10.7
(51.3)
16.4
(61.5)
20.7
(69.3)
20.8
(69.4)
14.6
(58.3)
6.8
(44.2)
−0.1
(31.8)
−6
(21)
5.9
Precipitation mm (inches) 21.2
(0.835)
23.2
(0.913)
44.9
(1.768)
63.1
(2.484)
88.7
(3.492)
134.7
(5.303)
293.5
(11.555)
268.6
(10.575)
148.9
(5.862)
57.5
(2.264)
47.2
(1.858)
21.1
(0.831)
1,212.7
(47.744)
humidity 72.9 69.0 65.7 60.4 64.3 70.4 77.4 78.5 78.4 76.2 75.2 74.9 71.9
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 7.1 6.7 8.1 7.9 8.7 9.4 14.8 14.1 8.6 6.4 8.1 7.2 107.1
Sunshine hours 168.7 175.6 203.0 233.0 242.9 219.9 178.7 197.2 188.7 193.5 152.7 156.5 2,310.3
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration [3]

Sister cities

City Country Year
Yugawara Japan Japan
Taichung Republic of China Taiwan
Musashino Japan Japan
Daqing China China

See also

References

External links

Coordinates: 36°58′N 127°57′E / 36.967°N 127.95°E / 36.967; 127.95


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