Located in the southeasternmost region of Gangwon Province, Samcheok City as the hub of industry and tourism has emerged as a key growth center for industry, culture, education, tourism, etc.
It reaches out to the East Sea to the east and Donghae City to the north, Jeongseon-county and Taebaek City to the west, and Uljin-county of North Gyeongsang Province to the south.
Its eastern end is Wolchon-ri, Wondeok-eup (129°21’58” east longitude), and its western end is Gongjeon-ri, Hajang-myeon (128°57’01” east longitude); the two are located 45.75 km apart from each other.
Its southern end is Punggok-ri, Gagok-myeon (37°02’10” north latitude), and its northern end is Jeungsan-dong, Gyodong (37°28’26” north latitude); the two are spaced 48.60 km apart from each other.
|Location of Samcheok City Hall||Farthest ends||Longitude and Latitude||Distance between the farthest ends|
|Name of Region||Coordinate|
|592 Gyo-dong, Samcheok City||Eastern End||Wolchon-ri, Wondeok-eup||129°21’58” east longitude||Distance between the eastern and western extremities: 45.75km|
|Western End||Gongjeon-ri, Hajang-myeon||128°57’01” east longitude|
|Southern End||Punggok-ri, Gagok-myeon||37°02’10” north latitude||Distance between the southern and northern extremities: 48.60km|
|Northern End||Jeungsan-dong, Gyodong||37°28’26” north latitude|
Area: Samcheok has total area of 1,185.8 km², and its total coastline measures 81.38 km². Out of its total area, fields occupy 56.6km², rice paddies, 16.5km², forests, 1047km², plains, 7.2km², roads, 15km², rivers, 27.2km², and others, 15.7km²
- [Location of Samcheok City on the Korean Peninsula]
- [Samcheok City in Gangwon Province]
- [Enlarged map of Samcheok City]