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Gyeongsangnam-do Province

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

  • NationRepublic of Korea
  • Government NameGyeongsangnam-do Province
  • GovernorActing Governor Ha Byeong-pil

Symbol

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

Rose

City tree

Zelkova tree

City bird

White heron

City Fish

Black rockfish

History

  • 1106 : Named Gyeongsang Jinju-do Province.
  • 1896 : Renamed Gyeongsangnam-do Province. The provincial office is located in Jinju.
  • 1925 : The provincial office is transferred from Jinju to Busan.
  • 1963 : Busan City is separated from Gyeongsangnam-do Province.
  • 1983 : The provincial office is transferred from Busan to Changwon. (Currently eight cities and ten counties)

Regional Characteristics

  • The province has a temperate climate, abundant fishery resources, and natural tourist attractions, such as Hallyeo Marine National Park, Jirisan, Gayasan, etc.
  • The industrial area in the central and eastern parts and the farming and fishing regions in the western and northern parts coexist.

Basic Information


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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 10,540㎢ (As of 2019)
  • Location : 34˚29′~ 35˚54′north latitude and 127˚35′~ 129˚13 east longitude
  • Climate : Average temperature in winter 2.5℃,summer 25.3℃, annual precipitation 1,500mm
Population
  • Population : 3,343,770 (As of September 30, 2020)
  • Number of households : 1,476,628
Major Event
  • Tongyeong International Music Festival, Gaya International Festival of Culture, Gimhae, Jinhae Naval Port Festival, Scholar Culture Festival, Milyang Arangje
Tourist Attractions
  • Haeinsa Temple, Sangyesa Temple, National Parks (Mt. Jirisan, Mt, Gayasan, Mt. Deokyusan and etc.), Bugok Hot Spring, Hadong Cheonghakdong, Haegumgang, Oedo Island, Tongdosa Temple

Economic Status


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Economy(As of 2019, provisional)
  • GRDP(2007) : ₩ 108,712 billion
  • Per capita GRDP : ₩ 33.6 million
Industry(As of 2019, provisional)
  • Service industry 58.8%, mining manufacturing industry 32%, construction industry 8.8%, agriculture and fishery 0.3%
  • Specialized industry : Intelligent manufacturing machine, machine materials parts, aviation, wind power parts, anti-aging bio
Products
  • Agricultural product : rice, sweet persimmon, pear, apple, strawberry, watermelon, garlic, onion
  • Industrial product: machinery, shipbuilding-related products

Others

  • Contact:Foreign Cooperation Department
  • Address:(Sarim-dong, Gyeongsangnam-do Provincial Hall), 300 Jungang-daero, Uichang-gu, Changwon-si, Gyeongsangnam-do 51154, KOREA
  • Tel.:+82-55-211-7778
  • Fax.:+82-55-211-2419
  • Official Website : http://www.gyeongnam.go.kr