Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

A Comparative Analysis of Ethnomedicinal Practices for Treating Gastrointestinal Disorders Used by Communities Living in Three National Parks (Korea)

Table 1

Natural and social environments of three national parks.

EnvironmentJNPGNPHNP

Location35°13′N~33°27′N 
127°27′E~127°49′E
35°45′N~35°49′N 
128°02′E~128°09′E
33°06′N~34°00′N 
126°08′E~126°58′E
Administrative districtThree provinces, one city, and four countiesTwo provinces, one city, and four countiesOne province and two cities
Population (no.)241,784335,934583,284
Area485 km276.256 km21,849.18 km2
Annual precipitation1,200~1,600 mm1,200~1,600 mm1,584~2,393 mm
Annual average temperature12°C~14°C11°C~13.2°C15.6~16.9°C
Geographical characteristicsThe center of the southern region of KoreaThe southern region of KoreaThe largest volcanic island in Korea
Climatic zone of vegetationBetween a warm temperate zone and a subarctic zoneBetween a warm temperature zone to an alpine or arctic zone

*JNP: Jirisan National Park, GNP: Gayasan National Park, HNP: Hallasan National Park.