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Chungcheongnam-do Province

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

Yang Seung-jo

  • NationRepublic of Korea
  • Government NameChungcheongnam-do Province
  • GovernorYang Seung-jo

Symbol

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

Chrysanthemum

City tree

Pine tree

City bird

Goshawk

History

  • 1356 : Renamed Chungcheong-do Province.
  • 1896 : Chungcheongnam-do Province is established by being separated from Chungcheongbuk-do Province as the 13-province system is introduced under Article 36 of the Imperial Command.
  • 1932 : The provincial office is relocated from Gongju to Daejeon.
  • 2012 : Yeongi County, and Janggi Township, Uidang Township, and Banpo Township of Gongju City are separated and promoted to Sejong Special Self-Governing City.
  • 2013 : The provincial office is relocated from Daejeon to Naepo New City. (Currently eight cities and seven counties)

Regional Characteristics

Since it is geographically in the center of South Korea, Chungcheongnam-do Province is the transportation hub of the three southern provinces of South Korea, and it is connected to Youngnam and Honam.

Basic Information


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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 8,229㎢ (As of 2019)
  • Location : 35˚58′~ 37˚03′north latitude and 127˚38′~ 125˚32 east longitude
  • Climate : Average temperature 11.9℃, annual precipitation 1,100~1,300㎜
Population
  • Population : 2,120,559 (As of September 30, 2020)
  • Number of households: 977,399
Major Event
  • Baekje cultural festival, Geumsan Ginseng Festival, Boryeong Mud Festival, Gongju Gyeryongsan (Mt.) Spring Flower Festival, Yesan Maeheon Cultural Festival
Tourist Attractions
  • Gyeryongsan National Park, Muryeongwangneung, Baekje History Museum, Independence Hall of Korea, Onyang Folk Museum, Jeongrimsaji Temple Site, Rock-carved Buddha Triad in Season, Gwanchoksa Temple

Economic Status


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Economy(As of 2019, provisional)
  • GRDP : ₩ 113,564 billion
  • Per capita GRDP : ₩ 52.4 million
Industry (As of 2019, provisional)
  • Service industry 62.5%, mining manufacturing industry 26.7%, construction industry 10.1%, agriculture and fishery 0.7%
  • Specialized industry : Automobile parts, printed electronics, animal, food and drug, digital contents, display device
Products
  • Agricultural product : Ginseng, grape, apple, Chinese matrimony vine, walnut, Manila clam
  • Industrial product : machinery, electronics, chemical, textile, nonmetal
  • Specialty product : Hansan ramie fabric, Norigae(Korean traditional ornament),ceramics

Others

  • Contact:International Trade Division
  • Address:21 Chungnam-daero, Hongbuk-eup, Hongseong-gun, Chungcheongnam-do(32255), Republic of Korea
  • Tel.:+82-41-635-2251
  • Fax.:+82-41-635-3041
  • Official Website : http://www.chungnam.go.kr