Congress Report
Photo: Gyeongju City, Republic of Korea
Chungcheongnam-do Province

Head of Provincial Government

Mr. Yang Seung Jo, Governor
Assumed the governorship in July 2018 (first term)

Location

Seal

Chungcheongnam-do Province Seal

Area

8,226.17 km2 (As of May 2019)

Population

2,125,912 (As of April, 2019)
Men: 1,082,520 Women: 1,043,392

GDP

KRW 124.4191 trillion (As of 31, December, 2017) * Ranked No. 3
Per capita: KRW 51,491million (As of 31, December 2017) * Ranked No. 2

 

Capital

Hongbuk-myeon, Hongseong-gun

Geographic features

Chungcheongnam-do is located in the middle of the Korean Peninsula. It belongs to the temperate zone of the mid-latitude climate with four distinct seasons. On the other hand, it is the gateway of South Korea, which has been passing through Seoul, Busan, Mokpo 1st Route, Gyeongbu / Honam Line, Gyeongbu / Honam Expressway and West Coast Expressway. It is located in 1 hour to the capital Seoul and 3 hours to Busan and Mokpo.

Location of provincial offices

Daejeon Metropolitan City

Main industries

Agriculture & fisheries 8.4%; manufacturing 23.9%; services & others 67.7%

Number of visitors

27,289,000 (Korean tourists and Foreign tourists 2017)

Administrative divisions

Chungcheongnam-do Province --- 8 cities, 7 counties

Official website

http://www.chungnam.go.kr/

Source: Official website of Chungcheongnam-do Province
(As of May, 2019)