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Gyeonggi-do Province

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

Nam Kyung-pil

  • NationRepublic of Korea
  • Government NameGyeonggi-do Province
  • GovernorLee Jae-myung

Symbol

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

Forsythia

City tree

Gingko tree

City bird

Dove

History

  • 1896 : With the reorganization of the 13-province system, the name Gyeonggi-do Province is revived. (three bu and 34 counties)
  • 1960 : The provincial office is relocated from Seoul to Suwon, the current location.
  • 1980 : Administrative districts are changed to 18 cities, 18 counties, 30 towns, and 155 townships.
  • 1990 : Administrative districts are changed to 23 cities and eight counties.
  • 2001 : Hwaseong County and Gwangju County are elevated to Hwaseong City and Gwangju City, respectively. (25 cities and six counties)

Regional Characteristics

Located in the west-central area of the Korean Peninsula, Gyeonggi-do Province borders the west coast and surrounds the capital city of Seoul, which is the heart of the peninsula.

Basic Information


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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 10,188㎢ (As of 2019)
  • Location : 36˚~ 38˚north latitude and 126˚~ 127˚east longitude
  • Climate : Average temperature 11 ~ 13℃, annual precipitation 1,100㎜
Population
  • Population : 348,014 (As of September 30, 2020)
  • Number of households : 140,222
Major Event
  • Anseong Baudeogi Festival, Namyangju Dasan Culture Festival, Jangda Soy Festival, Gwacheon Hanmadang Festival, Suwon Hwaseong Fortress International Performance Festival
Tourist Attractions
  • Hwaseong Fortress, Namhansanseong Fortress, Haengjusanseong FortressYongjusa Temple, Panmunjeom(Place of Armistice Agreement), Yangjubyeolsandae nori [Intangible Cultural Asset] and Wongol Culture Village

Economic Status


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Economy(As of 2019, provisional)
  • GRDP : ₩ 11,118 billion
  • Per capita GRDP : ₩ 35.8 million
Industry (As of 2019, provisional)
  • Service industry 74.1%, mining manufacturing industry 17.5%, construction industry 8.1%, agriculture and fishery 0.3%
  • Specialized industry : Games, FinTech
Products
  • Agricultural and fisheries product : rice, pear, grape, peanut, pine nut
  • Industrial product : semiconductor, electronics, textile, machinery, chemical
  • Specialty product : Anseong brassware, Icheon and Gwongju pottery

Others

  • Contact:Foreign Affairs and Trade Division
  • Address:1 Hyowon-ro, Paldal-gu, Suwon City, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea, 16444
  • Tel.:+82-44-300-6223
  • Fax.:+82-31-8008-2179
  • Official Website : http://www.gg.go.kr