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사랑해요!중구 DAEJEON JUNG-GU

Introduction to Jung-gu

We introduce to you Jung-gu, the center of hyo culture.

General Information

Administrative division

In areas where a legal dong is also classified as an administrative dong, there is a concentration of the population and residences, whereas the areas where multiple legal dong form a single administration dong, the population and residences are more widely dispersed.

Area: 62.18㎢

Population: 235,550 (Population of Daejeon: 1,463,882)

Administrative division: 17 administrative dong (26 legal dong)

Eunhaengseonhwa-dong/Mok-dong/Jungchon-dong/Daeheung-dong/Munchang-dong/Seokgyo-dong/Daesa-dong/Busa-dong/Yongdu-dong/Oryu-dong/Taepyeong 1-dong/Taepyeong 2-dong/Yucheon 1-dong/Yucheon 2-dong/Munhwa 1-dong/Munhwa 2-dong/Sanseong-dong

Regional Characteristics

Jung-gu is situated in the heart of Daejeon, and its coordinates are 46° 20' 49'' on 127° 22' 33'' E and 36° 12' 16'' N. It is bordered by the field below Bomunsan Mountain, which is the one and only park zone in Daejeon, and the Yudeungcheon Stream flowing from Daedunsan Mountain to its west. Located on the west is the Daejeoncheon Stream that traverses the downtown area of Daejeon

Climate, Temperature, and Precipitation

The difference between the winter and summer temperatures is larger than most other regions, but it is possible to withstand the harsh cold thanks to the alternation of three cold days and four warm days, a climatic characteristic unique to Korea. There are four distinct seasons: a long winter, short summer, and even shorter spring and fall. The summer is marked by high temperature and high humidity levels, while the winter is cold and dry. 70% of the annual precipitation occurs in summer, while the level of precipitation in winter is extremely low.

Topography

Noryeongsanmaek Mountain Range is formed near Chupungnyeong, marking the boundary between Chungcheongbuk-do and Gyeongsangbuk-do provinces, by a branch of Sobaeksanmaek Mountain Range extending from Taebaeksanmaek Mountain Range. Daejeon is located in the narrow mountain basin comprised of the granites zone and alluvial layer of the northwestern part of Noryeongsanmaek Mountain Range, and Jung-gu is found on a lowland that is 60m from the sea level in the heart of the city.