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

Head of City Government

Mr. Lee, Wan-Seob, Mayor
Assumed the mayoralty in July, 2022 (third term)



Seosan City



742.15 km2


181,132 (as of the end of dec, 2023)
Men: 92,112 Women: 83,899


20 trillion 114.0 billion in total / 113 million per capita

Upper tier


Geographic features

Located about 125 km southwest of Seoul and can be accessed from the capital in about 1 hr.
Several expressways and national railway lines cross the city. Daesan Port in the city is connected by sea route to China (339 km). The city has great hidden potential for development because of its strategic location within transportation networks.

Main industries

Agriculture, Petrochemical, Automotive


City tree: Pine
City flower: Chrysanthemum
City birds: Baikal teal, Black-winged stilt

Number of visitors

4,027,396(2023, on the basis of top 21 visitor attractions)

Administrative divisions

Seosan City --- 1 eup, 9 myeon, 5 dong, 275 ri, 102 tong

Official website

Sources: Seosan Cityt statics annual report, Chungcheongnam-do official website

(As of March, 2024)