SOUTH KOREA

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEprovincevariants of the namec2000c1995c1995c1990c1985c1980c1975c1970e1966196019491940/411938193519321931e19291924192219201916191119061902189918901881particularselevation
source:*=capitalKSBB,KSSH,TBIA,TBPD,TBHC,LBEWIADVMIMIMIHG
shi/munic.shi/munic.townshi/munic.
AndongKB182,1188,5125,9116,9114,2102,076,463,8
AnsanKG562,9510,3252,2agglomeration of Sõul
AnsõngKGAnseong133,442,1
AnyangKG580,5591,0480,7361,6253,5agglomeration of Sõul
AsanGN180,8154,664,4
Changsúngp'oKN48,6
ChangwõnKN517,4481,7446,2323,1173,5111,7agglomeration of Changwõn-Masan
Changwõn-Masan (agglomeration)KN1109,0
Chech'onGBJecheon, Jechron (?)143,7137,1106,499,9102,385,574,262,249,9
ChejuCJJeju, Saishu280,0258,5232,7202,9167,5134,9106,587,6
ChinhaeKNJinhae, Chinkai, Tshinhai127,6126,0120,2121,3112,191,980,848,317,3agglomeration of Changwõn-Masan0
ChinjuKNJinju, Shinshu339,8329,9266,4258,4227,3202,8154,6121,6107,130,325,213,2
Chõmch'on47,8
Ch'õnanGNCheonan417,8330,5221,7211,4170,2120,678,371,3
Ch'õngjuGBCheongju586,7531,2497,4350,3253,0192,5143,9123,7
Ch'õng-úpCBJeongup129,2139,170,854,947,0
ChõnjuCB86,9
ChõnjuCBJeonju, Zenshu616,5563,4517,1426,5367,0311,2262,8220,740,638,422,016,1
Ch'unch'õnKWChuncheon252,5235,1197,4174,2163,2155,2140,4122,7100,3
Ch'ungjuGB217,9205,1147,0130,0113,3113,187,780,2
HanamKG120,5115,8101,3agglomeration of Sõul
IchonKGIcheon179,752,2agglomeration of Sõul
IksanCBIri, Ili323,7322,7232,1203,4192,3145,386,878,4absorbed Iri
Inch'õnINChemulpo, Jinsen2475,12307,62230,81818,31387,51084,7797,1646,0529,3401,0260,8171,0108,883,080,463,754,040,026,230,4agglomeration of Sõul; opened in 1883 as treaty port0
KangnungKWGangneung, Kangneung228,2220,4158,7152,6132,9116,974,565,4
KihungKG51,4
Kimch'õnKBGimcheon147,9147,085,681,377,372,262,257,0
KimhaeKNGimhae332,0256,3174,6106,277,9203,4
KimjeCBGimje102,6115,444,755,1221,4
KimpoKG150,943,7agglomeration of Sõul
KochangKN38,9
KõjeKNGeoje168,0147,658,4
KongjuGNGongju130,4131,261,265,239,830,3
KoyangKGGoyang764,0518,3
KumiKBGumi341,6311,5249,0206,1142,1105,4
Kumsõng58,9
Kunp'oKGGunpo263,8235,2235,2100,0agglomeration of Sõul
KunsanCBGunsan272,7266,5210,8218,2185,6165,3154,5112,5102,344,341,726,224,015,80
KuriKGGuri160,8142,3142,2109,49,6
KwachõnKGGwacheon66,768,172,33,0agglomeration of Sõul
KwangjuKJGwangju, Koshu, Kwohu1352,81257,51144,7905,9727,6607,5502,8403,7314,0139,065,052,733,516,442,9
KwangjuKG40,7agglomeration of Sõul
KwangmyõngKGGwangmyong334,1350,9328,8219,6agglomeration of Sõul
Kwang-YangCNGwangyang132,6122,160,44,9
Kwangyang UpCN39,3
KyõngjuKBGyeongju, Kyeongju275,8273,8151,0141,9127,5122,092,185,9
KyõngsanKBKyeongsan, Gyeongsan228,2173,886,260,55,6agglomeration of Taegu
MasanKNMasampo434,4441,4386,0496,6449,2386,8371,6191,0154,916,9port opened to foreign trade in 1899; agglomeration of Changwõn-Masan0
Mikum74,7agglomeration of Sõul
MiryangKNMilyang116,0121,551,053,043,040,3
Mokp'oCNMogpo, Moppo250,5247,5247,5253,4236,1221,9192,9177,8162,365,660,733,129,017,9port opened to foreign trade in 18970
Mun-gyõngKBMungyong90,892,247,2
NajuCN99,5107,837,155,358,9
NamwõnCB94,9103,556,563,161,450,944,2
NamyangjuKG340,9229,173,0
NongsoUL39,0
NonsanGN137,5162,139,3226,4
Õnyang61,866,4
OsanKG102,770,559,5
Payu178,4
P'ohangKB515,7509,0398,9318,6260,7201,479,566,2
PonyõngGNPoryõng, Boryeong109,5122,656,2
Puch'õnKGBucheon, Punch'õn761,4779,5667,8456,3221,5agglomeration of Sõul
PusanPUBusan, Fusan, Husan3662,93813,83745,83797,63516,83160,32450,11880,71425,71164,0473,0213,7182,5139,5130,4113,082,474,081,446,00
P'yõngt'aekKGPyeongtaek345,3312,9205,379,260,8
Sach'õnKNSacheon111,1113,562,6
SamchokKWSamcheok75,683,840,841,7
Samch'õnp'oSamcheonpo62,864,754,953,2
SangjuKB116,5124,152,451,952,847,6
ShihúngKGSiheung305,3133,4107,2agglomeration of Sõul
SinhyõnKNSinhyeon39,9agglomeration of Kõje
SõgwipoCJSeogwipo80,982,388,3
Sõkch'oKWSogcho88,082,073,865,873,163,1
Songjõng50,8
SõngnamKGSeongnam914,6869,2540,8447,8376,4272,5agglomeration of Sõul
Songtan134,877,5
SõsanGNSeosan143,2134,757,955,938,130,40
SõulSOSeoul, Keijo, Kyõngsong9895,210231,210229,310627,89645,88346,86879,55536,43803,42445,01446,01141,8737,2444,1365,4350,4315,0297,5271,4247,5302,7256,4230,9196,6211,2192,9199,1
Sõul (agglomeration)SO15850,011200,05900,04100,0342,6
Sunch'õnCNSuncheon265,9249,2180,2167,2122,0114,290,979,4
SuwõnKGSuweon946,7755,5645,0430,8310,8223,7170,5127,8agglomeration of Sõul
T'aebaekKWDaebak54,259,489,8114,0
Taech'õn56,9
TaeguTGDaegu, Taikyu, Taikou2480,62449,12332,42228,82030,61605,51309,11082,8845,1677,0313,2172,0107,4102,2101,182,066,355,031,1
TaejõnTJDaejeon, Taiden1368,21272,11062,1866,3651,6506,2414,6315,1229,0127,046,036,432,8
TongduchõnKGDongducheon73,571,671,4
TonghaeKWDonghae96,795,589,291,7104,3
Tongkwang70,1
TongyõngKNCh'ungmu, Tongyeong123,8131,796,092,275,555,050,5
ÚijõngbuKGEujieongbu, Uijeongbu355,4276,3212,4162,7133,394,574,8agglomeration of Sõul
ÚiwangKGEuiwang117,8108,896,9
UlsanUL1014,4967,4782,3683,0551,2418,4252,3159,3112,9
UngsangKN48,9
WõnjuKWWeonju268,4237,4184,4173,0151,2137,0112,0103,9
YangsanKN192,0163,444,8
YesanGN38,4
Yõch'õnCNYeocheon75,963,8
Yõngch'õnKBYeongcheon111,4113,553,948,952,850,844,3
YonginKGYong-in386,155,5
YõngjuKBYeongju126,5131,184,884,384,777,946,3
YõsuCNRyeosu, Yeosu303,2183,6173,2171,9161,0130,4113,7102,00
SEE REFERENCESOFPLACE NAME VARIANTS
NAME VARIANTSEE:ACTUAL FORM ; or: MAIN ENTRY
Boryeong> see:Ponyõng
Bucheon> see:Puch'õn
Busan> see:Pusan
Chemulpo> see:Inch'õn
Cheonan> see:Ch'õnan
Cheongju> see:Ch'õngju
Ch'ungmu> see:Tongyõng
Daebak> see:T'aebak
Daegu> see:Taegu
Daejon> see:Taejon
Dongducheon> see:Tongduchõn
Donghae> see:Tonghae
Eujieongbu> see:Úijõngbu
Euiwang> see:Úiwang
Fusan> see:Pusan
Gangneung> see:Kangnung
Geoje> see:Kõje
Gimcheon> see:Kimch'õn
Gimhae> see:Kimhae
Gimje> see:Kimje
Gongju> see:Kongju
Goyang> see:Koyang
Gumi> see:Kumi
Gunpo> see:Kunp'o
Gunsan> see:Kunsan
Guri> see:Kuri
Gwacheon> see:Kwachõn
Gwangju> see:Kwangju
Gwangmyong> see:Kwangmyõng
Gwangyang> see:Kwang-Yang
Gyeongju> see:Kyõngju
Gyeongsan> see:Kyõngsan
Husan> see:Pusan
Iri> see:Iksan
Jecheon> see:Chech'on
Jeju> see:Cheju
Jeongup> see:Ch'õng-úp
Jeonju> see:Chõnju
Jinhae> see:Chinhae
Jinju> see:Chinju
Jinsen> see:Inch'õn
Keijo> see:Sõul
Koshu> see:Kwangju
Kyõngsong> see:Sõul
Ryeosu> see:Yõsu
Saishu> see:Cheju
Seogwipo> see:Sõgwipo
Seongnam> see:Sõngnam
Seosan> see:Sõsan
Seoul> see:Sõul
Shinshu> see:Chinju
Sogcho> see:Sõkch'o
Taiden> see:Taegu
Taikyu> see:Taejon
Weonju> see:Wõnju
Yeongcheon> see:Yõngch'õn
Yeongju> see:Yõngju
Yeosu> see:Yõsu
Zenshu> see:Chõnju

Particulars:
Source "KS" = "Korea statistical yearbook".
The effect of the recent spelling reform of the place names is in most cases displayed in the name variants column, with a see reference to the name which is used as main entry.
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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