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Ulsan Metropolitan City

Member Regional Governments South Korea (ROK) Ulsan Metropolitan City

Chul ho Song

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

Symbol

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

Rose

City tree

Bamboo

City bird

White heron

History

  • 1962 : Designated as Ulsan Specific Industrial Zone.
  • 1995 : Ulsan City and Ulsan County are integrated.
  • 1997 : Ulsan Metropolitan City is established.

Regional Characteristics

The Taehwa River flows across Ulsan, and the Ulsan Harbor, Onsan Harbor, and Banguhjin Harbor sit in a row along Ulsan Bay, which makes Ulsan an ideal port city. Through the harbors, Ulsan has served as South Korea’s gateway to East Asia. Today, it is expanding relations in exchange and cooperation with countries around the globe.

Basic Information


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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 1,062㎢ (As of 2019)
  • 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 : 1,139,368 (As of September 30, 2020)
  • Number of households: 474,970
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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Economy(As of 2019, provisional)
  • GRDP : ₩ 72,380 billion
  • Per capita GRDP : ₩ 65.3 million
Industry (As of 2019, provisional)
  • Service industry 68.4%, mining manufacturing industry 22.2%, construction industry 9.3%, agriculture and fishery 0.1%
  • 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:Foreign Affairs, Investment and Trade Division
  • Address:(Sinjeong-dong) 201, Jungang-ro, Nam-gu, Ulsan 44675, Republic of Korea
  • Tel.:+82-52-229-2784
  • Fax.:+82-52-229-3579
  • Official Website : http://www.ulsan.go.kr