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

Head of Provincial Government

Mr. Lee, Cheol-woo, Governor
Assumed the governorship in July 2018

Location

Seal



Area

19,031 km2 (as of January 2018)

Population

2,734,000 (as of January 2018)

GDP

KRW 103.7 trillion(As of 2017)
GDP per capita - KRW 38.41 million (As of 2017)


Capital

Andong City

Geographic features

The Province of Gyeongsangbuk-do is located in the southeast region of the Korean peninsula. Its eastern shore borders the East Sea. It is bordered by the provinces of Gangwon-do and Chungcheongbuk-do to the north, Chungcheongbuk-do and Jeollabuk-do to the west, and Gyeongsangnam-do and the city of Ulsan to the south. Distinct continental climate with four well-defined seasons.

Main industries

Steel-making, tourism, agriculture

Symbols

Provincial tree: Zelkova;
provincial flower: crape myrtle
provincial bird: common heron

Number of visitors

Korean 52,394,377 / Foreigner 521,102 (As of 2018)

Administrative divisions

Gyeongsangbuk-do contains 10 cities and 13 counties

Official website

http://www.gb.go.kr/Main



Sources: Gyeongdangbuk-do website

(As of May, 2019)