SOUTH KOREA

historical demographical data of the actual administrative division


PROVINCEcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mic2000c2000pe1998c1995e1995c1990c1985c1980c1975c1970e1966codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:SH,2002KSTBSYDVBBGL/KSGL/KSGL/KSGL/KSGL/KSDVGLISOFIPS
Cheju-doCheju18451825705513,3512,5528,0505,4505,4514,6488,6462,9411,7365,3337,3CJ15KS01swthis province consists of an islandCheju, Jeju
Chõlla-namdoKwangju119111181245781996,51994,32166,02066,82066,92507,43748,43779,73984,14009,24050,5CN13KS16swSouth Cholla, Jeollanam
Chôlla-buktoChõnju8058805231061890,71887,22006,01902,01902,22070,02202,12287,72456,42433,82523,0CB12KS03cswNorth Cholla, Cholla-pukto, Jeollabuk
Ch'ungch'õng-namdoTaejõn8547831732251845,31840,41909,01766,91767,12013,93001,22956,22948,62863,72905,3GN04KS17wcSouth Chungchong, Chungcheongnam
Ch'ungch'õng-buktoCh'õngju7433743728711466,61462,61521,01396,71396,51389,71391,01424,11522,21483,21550,0GB06KS05cNorth Chungchong, Ch'ungch'ong-pukto, Chungcheongbuk
Kangwõn-doCh'unch'õn165341689865241487,01484,51548,01466,21466,81580,41724,81791,01861,61873,91832,6KW03KS06neKangwon, Gangwon
Kyônggi-doSuwõn101151076941628984,18937,88514,07649,77649,96155,64794,14933,94039,13361,73107,8KG02KS13nwKyonggi, Gyeonggi
Kyõngsang-buktoTaegu190221944375102724,92970,92806,02676,32676,32860,63010,94954,64858,64564,64476,6KB08KS14eseNorth Kyongsang, Kyongsang-pukto, Gyeongsangbuk
Kyõngsang-namdoCh'angwõn105111177145482978,52716,23061,03845,63845,63672,43516,73322,13280,13116,83176,4KN10KS08seSouth Kyongsang, Gyeongsangnam
special cities:the further implementation of special cities is still in process
Inch'õn-jikhalsiInch'õn9553131312475,12466,32470,02308,22307,61817,91386,9IN07KS12nwsplit from Kyõnggi-do in 1985Inchon, Incheon
Kwangju-jikhalsiKwangju5015011931352,81350,91334,01257,61257,51139,0KJ14KS18swsplit from Cholla-namdo ca 1990Kwangju, Gwangju
Pusan-jikhalsiPusan7495262053662,93655,43865,03814,33813,83798,13514,83159,82453,21878,81430,0PU11KS10sesplit from Kyõngsang-namdo ca 1964Pusan, Busan
Soul-t'ukpyolsiSeoul6066052349895,29854,010289,010231,210229,310612,69639,18364,46889,55510,03803,4SO01KS11nwsplit from Kyõnggi-do ca 1952Seoul
Taegu-jikhalsiTaegu8864561762480,62474,02490,02449,42449,12229,02029,9TG09KS15sesplit from Kyõngsang-bukdo in 1985Taegu, Daegu
Taejõn-jikhalsiTaejõn5405372071368,21366,01323,01272,11272,11049,6TJ05KS19cwsplit from Ch'ungch'ong-namdo ca 1990Taejon, Daejeon
Ulsan-jikhalsiUlsan10561014,41012,1ULestablished ca 1998
TOTAL:Seoul99268992623837546136,145985,345830,044608,744606,243410,940448,537436,334705,031461,029192,9

Particulars:
Source "KS" = "Korean statistical yearbook".
The effect of the recent spelling reform of the names is displayed in the name variants column.
File created on 2001-02-07; revised on 2002-09-02; and last modified on 2003-12-24 by Jan Lahmeyer

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