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Yeongwol County (Yeongwol-gun) is a county in Gangwon Province, South Korea. Well known as the place where King Danjong, the sixth king of Joseon Dynasty, was exiled when he was forced to abdicate by his uncle, who became Sejo of Joseon. It is also where Danjong was buried after he was murdered in 1457, following the attempts by six martyred ministers to restore him to power, after he was perceived to be a continuing threat to the rule of his uncle. It is also where the Joseon Dynasty poet Kim Sat-gat is buried.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Yeongwol-gun, South Korea. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. A gripping city on its own right, Seoul also deserves a visit. Seoul is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Gyeongbokgung Palace, The War Memorial Of Korea, Changdeokgung Palace. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Yeongwol-gun*

  • Pollution Statistics in Yeongwol-gun

    Know the pollution level of Yeongwol-gun before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 87.5 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 100 (Very High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Yeongwol-gun - Quality of Life

    • Pollution Index 83.62 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Yeongwol-gun

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Yeongwol-gun

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.48 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.47 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.96 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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