Congress Report
Photo: Gyeongju City, Republic of Korea
Seosan City

Head of City Government

Mr. Maeng JeongHo, Mayor
Assumed mayoralty of Seosan City in July, 2018

Location

Seal

Seosan City

Area

741.2 km2

Population

174,962 (as of the end of March, 2017)
Men: 90,104 Women: 84,858

GRDP

9 trillion 925.4billion in total / 5.9million per captiva

Upper tier

Chungcheongnam-do

Geographic features

Located about 125 km southwest of Seoul and can be accessed from the capital in about 1 hr.
Several expressways and national railway lines cross the city. Daesan Port in the city is connected by sea route to China (339 km). The city has great hidden potential for development because of its strategic location within transportation networks.

Main industries

Agriculture, Petrochemical, Automotive

Symbols

City tree: Pine
City flower: Chrysanthemum
City birds: Baikal teal, Black-winged stilt

Number of visitors

3,395,935(2016, on the basis of top 10 visitor attractions)

Administrative divisions

Seosan City --- 1 eup, 9 myeon, 5 dong, 264 ri

Official website

www.seosan.go.kr


Sources: Seosan Cityt statics annual report, Chungcheongnam-do official website


 

(As of April, 2017)