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South Jeolla Province or Jeollanamdo, is a province located in the Southwest of Korea, seeps in a community and history that is as rich as its beautiful natural surroundings. This is a Province that perfectly blends modernity and old-world charm, not just in its unique places but in the everyday life of its residents. It is also known as a land of intersection between the old traditional beauty and the developing technology industry.
Jeollanam-do is an industrial city where Korea's largest petrochemical industrial complex and POSCO Gwangyang Steelworks are located, a mecca of emerging new energy industries such as smart grids, next-generation transmission, and distribution networks, and energy storage devices. In particular, Jeollanam-do has Gwangyang Port and Muan International Airport, the second-largest container traffic volume in Korea, which has greater potential for development than any other region in Korea. Possessing the third largest land area in Korea, Jeollanam-do is a beautiful place with 2,165 islands and outstanding natural scenery, attracting more than 50 million tourists every year. This province is also a clean area that supplies more than 50% of high-quality eco-friendly agricultural products in Korea.
Aiming to cooperate and develop innovation, Jeollanamdo is one of the provinces of South Korea to set up representative offices around the world, including Vietnam.
Located in the South-Western part of Korea, Northeast Asia.
Gateway connecting North Asia to the Pacific
Situated between Japan -an economic power, and China with the word largest market of 1,5 million people.
The endpoint of Trans-China Railway and Trans-Siberian Railway, linking the Pacific to Europe via China and Russia.
5 big cities (Yeosu, Mokpo, Suncheon, Gwangyang, Naju)
17 counties (gun)
297 eups, myeons and dongs.
Jeollanam-do has the 3rd largest area in Korea(12,345 km²).
Owning the largest sea area (26,450 km²), the largest area of tidal flats (1,044 km²), the most number of islands (2,165 islands), and the longest coastline (6,743 km).
Jeollanamdo has a continental climate with a large difference in temperature between summer and winter. It is also a monsoon climate in which the rainy season in summer and the dry season in winter appears.
As the area facing the sea of Jeollanamdo is wide and the coastline is long, the characteristics of the maritime climate here are also strong.
Jeollanamdo is famous for its clean natural environment, mild climate, clean and healthy water, global marine resources, and high solar radiation.