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

Head of Provincial Government

Governor of Jeollanamdo Province Kim Yung-rok
Assumed the governorship in July 2018

 

Location

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Area

12,335.1 km2

Population

1,927,645 (2018)
Male: 967,293 Female: 960,352 Foreigner : 31,221

GDP

KRW 71.22 trillion
Per capital : KRW 39.65 million (2018)

Capital

Muan County

Geographic features

Jeollanam-do is located in the southwest corner of the Korean Peninsula, adjoining the sea to the west and south. Jeollanam-do is the starting point of the Eurasian Continent and the gateway to the Pacific Ocean, neighboring China to the west and Japan to the southeast across the sea. It has the largest number of islands with 2,219 and the longest coast line of 6,419km in Korea, as well as one of the top five largest natural mudflats in the world. It has a temperate climate with distinct four seasons.

Main industries

Marine logistics, shipbuilding, petrochemicals, steel production, high-tech industry, renewable energy, green industry

Symbols

Provincial tree: Gingko
Provincial flower: Camellia
Provincial bird: Oriental turtle-dove

Number of visitors(2014)

50,000,000 (Foreign visitors 246,000) (2018)

Administrative divisions

5 cities, 17 counties

Official website

http://www.jeonnam.go.kr/




(As of June, 2019)