About Korea > General Information

Lunar Calendar - Korea


Lunar Calendar - Korea

Traditionally,  Asia's lunar calendar was divided into 24 ‘turning points’ (jeolgi -  절기) in accordance with the motion of the Sun – solar terms, each lasting about 15 days. Within each season there were 6 solar terms (divisions) representing the season’s progression. The focal point of each season was the two solstices and two equinoxes.  

These divisions were valuable in assisting people organise their work and their lives. This was especially true for farmers and fishermen. When you look at the attached chart, you can see why traditional-minded farmers and fishers pay attention to them even today. 


K4E Note: Korea4Expats.com wants the information on this site to be as accurate and complete as possible so if you've noticed any errors or omission on this page, please let us know at info@korea4expats.com.

Image Source

Last Updated on 2013-04-21


In the same header
About Learning Korean Constitution of Korea
Dealing with Summer Humidity Information on Korea - Multilingual
Lunar Calendar - Korea Seasons and Weather, Korea
Seoul Call Center - Dasan 120 Symbolism of Korean Flag
Cherry Blossom Dates, Mar-Apr 2016, Around Korea Best dates to see cherry blossoms in 2017
KF Spring Concert, 12 Apr 2017- App 3-6 Apr, Jongno-gu, SeoulThe application period for this free concert is 3-6 April.
At the Movies This Week - SeoulClick here for a list of English language/subtitled movies and where they are playing in Seoul. For...
TNKR Global Leadership Forum, Sat 15 Apr 2017, Jung-gu, SeoulSungju Lee, author of "Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North K...
Advertisement
Taejon Christian International School
Seoul Foreign School, K-12 English School, Seodaemun, Seoul
JZ Associate
A Plus Dental
I want to convert
Korea International School-KIS, K-12 English Seoul, Pangyo, Gyeonggi-do
Helpul telephone numbers seoul korea
EnglishClass101 - An online English learning system
KoreanClass101 - An online Korean learning system
Cocoonfice, Business Center, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Directory