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About Jeollabuk-do

Geographical location of Jeollabuk-do

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Jeonbuk

Jeollabuk-do is

located in the southwestern part of Korea, bordered on the southeast by Hadong-gun, Hamyang-gun, and Geochang-gun of Gyeongsangnam-do, and Gimcheon-si of Gyeongsangbuk-do, Bangyabong Peak of Sobaeksan Mountain (1,732m), Toggibong Peak (1,534m), Myeongseungbong Peak (1,586m), Baekunsan Mountain (1,279m), Namdeokyusan Mountain (1,508m), and Muryongsan Mountain (1,492m), on the south by Yeonggwang-gun, Jangseong-gun, Damyang-gun, Gokseong-gun, and Gurye-gun, on the north by Geumsan-gun, Nonsan-si, Buyeo-gun, and Seocheon-gun of Chungcheongnam-do, and Yeongdong-gun of Chungcheongbuk-do, and on the west by China over the Yellow Sea.

It is located within the southern-most point at 35°18´ north latitude at Samcheon-ri, Pungsan-myeon, Sunchang-gun, and the northern most point at 36°9´ north latitude at Yongdu-ri, Yongang-myeon, Iksan-si, stretching over North and south degree of 57´, and within the eastern-most point at 127°55´ east longitude at Geumpyeong-ri, Mupung-myeon, Muju-gun and on the western most point at 125°58´ east longitude at Ucheongdo-ri, Okdo-myeon, Gunsan-si, and its geography features the fact that the east & west span is longer than the north & south.

The total area of Jeollabuk-do measures 8,066㎢ and accounts for 8.06% of the total national area.