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Ulsan Metropolitan City

Chul ho Song

  • NationRepublic of Korea
  • Government NameUlsan Metropolitan City
  • GovernorChul ho Song

Symbol

City Emblem

City Emblem

 

City tree

City tree

Ginkgo Tree

City bird

City bird

Egret

City flower

City flower

Pear Blossom

History

  • Three Hans Age: included in Jinhan.
  • Joseon Dynasty: Ulsan Dohobu was renamed to Ulsan-gun in the 32nd year of King Gojong's reign.
  • June 1, 1962: Ulsan Special Industry Zone was designated and announced.
  • Jan. 1, 1995: Ulsan city and Ulsan-gun were integrated.
  • July 15, 1997: promoted to Ulsan Metropolitan City.

Topographic Features

  • It is located in the southeast of the country, neighboring Busan to the south and facing Gyeongju to the north and the East Sea (Sea of Japan) to the east.
  • Ulsan is the industrial powerhouse of South Korea, forming the heart of the Ulsan Industrial District, which is home to the world's largest automobile assembly plant operated by Hyundai Motor, the world's largest shipyard operated by Hyundai Heavy Industries and the world's largest oil refinery owned by SK Energy.

Basic Information


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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 1,057㎢
  • Location : 33˚06′~ 34˚00′north latitude and 126˚08′~ 126˚58′east longitude
  • Climate : Average temperature : 15℃(January 4.8℃, August 27.5℃), annual precipitation 1,135.8㎜
Population
  • Population : 1,150,891 (Jul. 2019)
  • Number of households: 466,091
Tourist Attractions
  • Ulsan 12 Scenic Beauties, Hyundai Motors Factory in Ulsan, SK Co. Ltd., Hyundai Heavy Industry Corporation, Donchuksa Temple

Economic Status


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Economic ranking (2017)
  • GRDP : ₩ 75,079.4 bn
  • Per capita GRDP : ₩ 64,410,000
Industry
  • Industrial structure(2017) : Service industry 26.3%, mining manufacturing industry 63.4%, construction industry 6.5%, agriculture and fishery 3.8%
  • Specialized industry : Eco-friendly gasoline automobile parts, fine chemistry, shipbuilding materials, energy parts, environment
Products
  • Major exports and export volume(2007) Automobile : $ 15,940 mln, shipbuilding : $ 9,962 mln, petrochemical : $ 23,074 mln

Others

  • Contact:Investment Exchange Division
  • Address: 201, Joongang-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan Metropolitan City 44675, Korea
  • Tel.:+82-52-229-2784
  • Fax.:+82-52-229-3579
  • Official Website : http://www.ulsan.go.kr