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Member Regional Governments

Jeju Special Self-Governing Province

Member Regional Governments South Korea (ROK) Jeju Special Self-Governing Province

  • NationRepublic of Korea
  • Government NameJeju Special Self-Governing Province
  • GovernorKoo Man-sub Acting Governor of Jeju Special Self-Governing Province

Symbol

Symbol
City Emblem City flower City tree City bird
City Emblem City flower

Rhododendron

City tree

Camphor laurel

City bird

Woodpecker

History

  • 1105 : Tamna County is established.
  • 1192 : The name of Tamna County is changed to Jeju.
  • 1915 : Reorganized to Jeju-do Province.
  • 1946 : The province system is adopted. (two counties, one town, and 12 townships)
  • 2006 : Jeju Special Self-governing Province is established. The administrative districts are reorganized into two administrative cities, seven towns, five townships, and 31 neighborhoods.

Regional Characteristics

  • Jeju creates natural beauty out of the exquisite natural scenery, with Hallasan rising in the middle of the island. It is a major tourist site, surrounded by the ocean.
  • Jeju has a reputation for its beautiful nature both at home and abroad. The changes in the ocean, along with Azalea blossoms in spring, greenery in summer, autumn leaves in fall, and snowy landscape in winter, which Hallasan unfolds by season, captivates tourists.

Basic Information


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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 1,850㎢ (As of 2019)
  • Location : 33°16′~34°00′ north latitude and 126°08′~126°58′ east longitude
  • Climate : Average temperature : 14.7℃, Average temperature for January : 4.8℃, Average temperature for August : 25.8℃, Annual precipitation : 1440㎜
Population
  • Population : 672,948 (As of September 30, 2020)
  • Number of households : 299,807
Major Event
  • Jeju Eulalia Festival, Seongsan Ilchul Festival, Winter Sea Penguin Swimming Competition, Tamra Cultural Festival, Jeju Rape Blossoms Festival, Winter Sea Penguin Swimming Competition Arangje
Tourist Attractions
  • Seongsan Ilchulbong(Sunrise Peak), Micheon Cave(Ilchul Land), Baekrokdam, Jungmun Beach, Samseonghyeol, Hallim Park

Economic Status


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Economy(As of 2019, provisional)
  • GRDP : ₩ 19,142 billion
  • Per capita GRDP : ₩ 30.7 million
Industry (As of 2019, provisional)
  • Service industry 78.8%, mining manufacturing industry 12.5%, construction industry 11.9%, agriculture and fishery 1.8%
  • Specialized industry : Water application, sightseeing digital contents, clean health food, electric motor vehicle service of wind power
Products
  • Agricultural product : Tangerine, garlic, flowering plants

Others

  • Contact:Foreign Cooperation Department of Peace
  • Address : 6, Munyeon-ro, Jeju-si, Jeju-do, 63122, Republic of Korea
  • Tel.:+82-64-710-6263
  • Fax.:+82-64-710-6259
  • Official Website : http://www.jeju.go.kr