Icheon

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Icheon

이천
利川
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul이천시
 • Hanja利川市
 • Revised RomanizationIcheon-si
 • McCune-ReischauerIch'ŏn-si
Korea-Icheon-01.jpg
Location of Icheon
Kintra Sooth Korea
RegionSudogwon
Admeenistrative diveesions2 eup, 8 myeon, 4 dong
Govrenment
 • MayorJee H Choe
Area
 • Total461 km2 (178 sq mi)
Population
 • Tot196,230
 • Dialect
Seoul

Icheon is a ceety in Gyeonggi-do, Sooth Korea. It shoud no be ramfeeselt wi the hintle lairger Incheon Metropolitan Ceety. Neebourin destricts include Yeoju, Gwangju, Yongin, an Anseong athin Gyeonggi, as well as Eumseong in Chungcheongbuk-do. Thegither wi Yeoju, Icheon is kent as a centre o Sooth Korean ceramic manufactur. Ither famous local products include peaches an rice. Local institutions o heicher learnin include Korea Tourism College an Chungkang College o Cultural Industries.

The Yeongdong Expresswey an Jungbu Naeryuk Expresswey pass throu Icheon.

Icheon is hame tae Hynix, the warld's seicont lairgest memory chip maker.

Ceety Seembols[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Ceety Bird : Magpie
  • Ceety Flower : Azaleas
  • Ceety Tree : Pine

Ceramic veelages[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Icheon Ceramics Veelage featurs 300-plus ceramics-makkin firms in the aurie o Sugwang-ri, Sindun-myeon, Saeum-dong. They use traditional skills an produce porcelains in some 40 tradeetional firefirth kilns. This pottery is recognisit baith at hame an abroad for its quality.

The Saeum-dong an Sindun-myeon auries include a ceramics veelage wi mony ceramics stores an aw. Potters hae researched tradeetional methods an revivit the manufactur o ceramics in the style o Goryeo celadon an Joseon white porcelain here. The veelage is the centre o the effort tae preserve these tradeetions.[1]

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Icheon (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 2.8
(37.0)
6.3
(43.3)
12.1
(53.8)
19.3
(66.7)
24.2
(75.6)
27.5
(81.5)
29.0
(84.2)
29.9
(85.8)
25.8
(78.4)
20.4
(68.7)
12.0
(53.6)
4.7
(40.5)
17.8
(64.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) −3.1
(26.4)
−0.2
(31.6)
5.2
(41.4)
11.9
(53.4)
17.4
(63.3)
21.7
(71.1)
24.4
(75.9)
24.8
(76.6)
19.8
(67.6)
13.0
(55.4)
5.4
(41.7)
−1.2
(29.8)
11.6
(52.9)
Average law °C (°F) −8.5
(16.7)
−6.1
(21.0)
−1
(30)
4.9
(40.8)
11.1
(52.0)
16.6
(61.9)
20.7
(69.3)
21.0
(69.8)
15.0
(59.0)
7.2
(45.0)
−0.2
(31.6)
−6.4
(20.5)
6.2
(43.2)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 22.5
(0.89)
23.9
(0.94)
47.4
(1.87)
74.0
(2.91)
93.8
(3.69)
146.0
(5.75)
370.2
(14.57)
319.9
(12.59)
176.0
(6.93)
42.1
(1.66)
38.8
(1.53)
16.3
(0.64)
1,370.8
(53.97)
Average precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 6.0 4.6 7.2 7.0 7.6 9.4 14.6 13.8 9.0 5.0 7.1 6.1 97.4
Average relative humidity (%) 64.4 59.9 58.0 55.3 62.1 67.8 77.3 76.9 74.5 70.4 67.1 66.6 66.7
Mean monthly sunshine oors 166.1 169.1 192.1 210.8 221.8 187.0 141.2 159.4 165.6 188.4 152.6 158.3 2,113.7
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration [2]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Official pages of Icheon city
  2. "평년값자료(1981−2010) 이천(203)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011−05−02. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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Coordinates: 37°16′N 127°26′E / 37.267°N 127.433°E / 37.267; 127.433