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Extreme points of South Korea

The following lists include extreme and significant points of the geography of South Korea.

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Extreme Point Location Village, Township City / County Province /

Metropolitan City

Coordinates Note
Northernmost point [1] North point of Daegang-ri Daegang-ri,
Hyeonnae-myeon
County of Goseong Province of Gangwon 38°36′40″N 128°21′51″E / 38.61111°N 128.36417°E / 38.61111; 128.36417 (South Korean northernmost point)
Southernmost point (undisputed) [1] Marado Island Daejeong-eup City of Seogwipo Province of Jeju 33°6′37″N 126°15′42″E / 33.11028°N 126.26167°E / 33.11028; 126.26167 (South Korean southernmost point)
Southernmost point (disputed) Ieodo N/A City of Seogwipo Province of Jeju 32°07′22.63″N 125°10′56.81″E / 32.1229528°N 125.1824472°E / 32.1229528; 125.1824472 It is known internationally as "Socotra Rock".
Easternmost point (disputed) [1] Dokdo Islets Dokdo-ri,

Ulleung-eup

County of Ulleung Province of North Gyeongsang 37°14′27″N 131°52′20″E / 37.24083°N 131.87222°E / 37.24083; 131.87222 (South Korean easternmost point (disputed)) While the ownership of the territory is contested by Japan, the islet currently belongs to South Korea.
Easternmost point (undisputed) Jukdo Island Jeodong-ri,

Ulleung-eup

County of Ulleung Province of North Gyeongsang 37°31′50.7″N 130°56′25.4″E / 37.530750°N 130.940389°E / 37.530750; 130.940389 (South Korean easternmost point (undisputed))
Westernmost point [1] Baengnyeongdo Island Baengnyeong-myeon County of Ongjin Metropolitan City of Incheon 37°57′29″N 124°36′42″E / 37.95806°N 124.61167°E / 37.95806; 124.61167 (South Korean westernmost point)

Mainland PeninsulaEdit

The list below is the extreme points within South Korean mainland, which excludes all the island territories.

Extreme Point Location Village, Township City / County Province /

Metropolitan City

Coordinates Note
Northernmost point [2] North point of Daegang-ri Daegang-ri,
Hyeonnae-myeon
County of Goseong Province of Gangwon 38°36′40″N 128°21′51″E / 38.61111°N 128.36417°E / 38.61111; 128.36417 (South Korean northernmost point) Daegang-ri is located northernmost within both the mainland and entire South Korea.
Southernmost point [2] Ttangkkeut Songho-ri,

Songji-myeon

County of Haenam Province of South Jeolla 34°17′32″N 126°31′28″E / 34.29222°N 126.52444°E / 34.29222; 126.52444 (South Korean southernmost mainland)
Easternmost point [2] East point of Seokbyung-ri Seokbyung-ri, Guryongpo-eup City of Pohang Province of North Gyeongsang 36°1′0″N 129°35′5″E / 36.01667°N 129.58472°E / 36.01667; 129.58472 (South Korean easternmost mainland)
Westernmost point [2] West point of

Mohang-ri

Sowon-myeon County of Taean Province of South Chungcheong 36°46′22″N 126°06′42″E / 36.77278°N 126.11167°E / 36.77278; 126.11167 (South Korean westernmost mainland)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d 2006 Agricultural and Forestry Statistics Report Archived 2015-10-21 at Archive.today. South Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. Retrieved 20 October 2015
  2. ^ a b c d Extreme Points of Republic of Korea (in Korean). National Geographic Information Institute. Retrieved 20 October 2015