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




19,031 km2 (as of January 2018)


2,734,000 (as of January 2018)


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


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


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

Sources: Gyeongdangbuk-do website

(As of May, 2019)