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Member Regional Governments

Jeollabuk-do Province

Member Regional Governments South Korea (ROK) Jeollabuk-do Province

Song Ha-Jin

  • NationRepublic of Korea
  • Government NameJeollabuk-do Province
  • GovernorSong Ha-Jin

Symbol

Emblem

Emblem

 

tree

tree

Gingko Tree

bird

bird

Magpie

flower

flower

Crape-myrtle

History

  • Jeollabuk-do had been the a center of Mahan Country since 6 BC.
  • 1018: Incorporated Gangnam-do and Haenam-do and was named Jeolla-do.
  • During the Joseon Period, the government divided the administrative system into 8 provinces. Jeolla-do had the Gwanchal-sa, a governor in Jeonju and administered over a large area of current Jeollabuk- and Jeollanam-do and Jeju Island.

Topographic Features

  • During the Joseon Period, the government divided the administrative system into 8 provinces. Jeolla-do had the Gwanchal-sa, a governor in Jeonju and administered over a large area of current Jeollabuk- and Jeollanam-do and Jeju Island.
  • Jeollabuk-do has been known as the mecca of Korean dishes: The fame is known not only by its excellent taste but also plenty of kinds, because Jeollabuk-do is a rich treasure of agriculture, fishery, livestock, and forestry resources produced from wide fields, a lot of hills and mountains, and vast open sea. Dishes and delicacy of Jeonbuk could be interpreted as its history and culture.

Basic Information


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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 8,051㎢
  • Location : 35˚18′~ 36˚09′north latitude and 127˚55′~ 125˚58 east longitude
  • Climate : Average temperature 13.2℃(winter : 1.2℃, summer : 26.4℃), annual precipitation 1,200㎜
Population
  • Population : 1,825,381 (Jul. 2019)
  • Number of households: 811,872
Major Event
  • World Calligraphy Biennale of Jeonbuk, Jeon-ju International Sori Festival, Namwon Chunhyang Festival, Jeonju Hanji Festival, Muju Firefly Festival
Tourist Attractions
  • Mt. Jirisan, Mt. Naejangsan, Mt. Byeonsan peninsula, Mt. Deokyusan, Mt. Seonwoonsan, Mt. Moaksan mountain, Geumsansa Temple, Naejangsa Temple, Gwanghanru, Muju Resort, Jukrim Hot Spring

Economic Status


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Economic ranking (2017)
  • GRDP : ₩ 48,613.2 bn
  • Per capita GRDP : ₩ 26,569,000
Industry
  • Industrial structure(2017) : Service industry 54.7%, mining manufacturing industry 27.5%, construction industry 6.9%, agriculture and fishery 8.2%
  • Specialized industry : Mechanical parts, health functional food, marine equipment, lightweight material figuration, fiber composite material
Products
  • Agricultural and fisheries product : rice, barley, peach, ginseng, chili, ginger, walnut, dried persimmon
  • Industrial product : Automobile, textile, jewelry, chemical, paper manufacture, machinery, electronics
  • Specialty product : Embroidery, wooden tableware, Hanji(Korean paper), Hapjooksun fan, ceramics, Janggo(Korean drum)

Others

  • Contact:International Cooperation Division
  • Address:225 Hyoja-ro Wansan-gu, Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do 560-761 Korea
  • Tel.:+82-63-280-2707
  • Fax.:+82-63-280-2789
  • Official Website : http://www.jeonbuk.go.kr