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Located in northern Gangwon-do, Korea, Yanggu faces Hoeyang to the north, Chuncheon to the south, Inje to the east, and Hwacheon to the west. It is located in the geographical center of the Republic of Korea and is an inland mountainous area comprised of forests and fields over 70%. It is located at 128° 10'~127° 51' east longitude and at 37° 59'~38° 19' north latitude. Its area is 701.24㎢ and population is 23,594 (as of 2014). By administrative division, it has 1 eup, 4 myeon, and 83 ri. The county office is located at 38, Gwangongseo-ro, Yanggu-eup, Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do, South Korea.
Population

(2014. 1. 2 day - standard )

Eup Myeon Population Households Population per household
Total Male Female
Total 23,594 12,540 11,054 10,057 2.25
Yanggu - eup 14,706 7,537 7,169 6,042 2.43
Nam - Myeon 3,614 1,971 1,643 1,770 2.04
Dong - Myeon 2,331 1,368 963 1,228 1.90
Bangsan - Myeon 1,503 893 610 832 1.81
Haean - Myeon 1,440 771 669 635 2.27
By Region
Eup Myeon Total Male FeMale
Total 240 68 172
Yanggu-eup 97 20 77
Nam-myeon 69 24 45
Dong-myeon 22 6 16
Bangsan-myeon 11 2 9
Haean-myeon 41 16 25
By Country
Country Total Male FeMale
Japan 40 1 39
USA 10 5 5
China 80 25 55
UK 2 1 1
Philippines 16 5 11
Indonesia 5 4 1
Vietnam 31 8 23
Canada 3 1 2
Mongolia 3 2 1
ETC 50 16 34
38 Gwangongseo-ro Yanggu_eup Yanggu-gun, Gangwon-do korea 24522 TEL:+82-33-481-2191