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

Head of City Government

Mr. KIM JEONG SEOB, Mayor
Assumed the mayoralty on July 1, 2018 (seventh term)

Location

Seal

Seal_Gongju_City

Area

864.28km2

Population

107,036 (may 2019)
Men: 53,679 Women: 53,357

GDP

KRW 3.7 trillion

Upper tier

Chungcheongnam-do

Geographic features

Gongju City is located in the center of Korea and the center of Chungcheongnam-do Province. It borders with the most cities and counties in the province at 6, those being Sejong Metropolitan Autonomous City and Daejeon Metropolitan City to the east, Cheongyang County and Yesan County to the west, Buyeo County and Nonsan City to the south, and Asan City and Cheonan City to the north.

Main industries

Agriculture (rice and chestnuts) , forestry

Symbols

City tree: Zelkova
City flower: Forsythia
City bird: Magpie

Number of visitors

3,425,000 (tourists 2017)

Administrative divisions

Gongju City --- 1 eup, 9 myeon, 6 dong, 379 ri / tong

Official website

http://www.gongju.go.kr/


Sources: Official website of Gongju City


(As of May, 2019)