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Sonbaek Destination Guide

Explore Sonbaek in South Korea

Sonbaek in the region of South Jeolla is a town in South Korea - some 236 mi or ( 380 km ) South of Seoul , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Sonbaek is now 10:05 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Seoul " with a UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wando, Tongjin, Tonggo, Daejeon, and Daegu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wando . Where to go and what to see in Sonbaek ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Wando County

Wando County (Wando-gun) is a county in South Jeolla Province, South Korea. It takes its name from the island of Wando, which is the largest island within the county and serves as the county seat. Wando island is perhaps most famous for Cheonghaejin, the former headquarters of Jang Bogo, a 9th century Korean historical figure whose private fleet and army dominated the sea routes in the Yellow Sea. Wando's most famous native in modern times is champion golfer K.J. Choi.

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Located at 34.32 126.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Counties of South Jeolla Province, Port cities and towns in South Korea, Wando


Sinjido is an island located off the cost of Jeollanam-do, South Korea. It covers an area of 30.99㎢ and features several peaks: Sang-san (324 m), Nohak-bong (225 m), Beom-san (151 m), and Giseon-bong (141 m). A bridge connecting Wando County and Sinjido was completed in 2004. http://100. naver. com/travelworld/region. php?codestr=1004010216_16_2_0_0_1 The island makes 13 km long.

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Located at 34.30 126.78 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Islands of South Korea, Towns in South Korea, Wando

HVDC Haenam–Cheju

The HVDC Haenam–Cheju is a 101 kilometers long HVDC submarine cable connection between the South Korean Mainland and the island of Jeju in South Korea, which went into service in 1996. The connection consists of two monopolar 180kV-lines with a maximum transmission power of 300 megawatts.

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Located at 34.37 126.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 23 km away
Tags: Electric power infrastructure in South Korea, HVDC transmission lines, Jeju Province, South Jeolla Province, Submarine power cables