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Jeju Province

(Reguidit frae Jeju-do)

Jeju-do[1] (transliterated Korean for Jeju Province, short form o Jeju Special Autonomous Province or Cheju Island) is the anerlie special autonomous province o the Republic o Korea, situatit on an coterminous wi the kintra's lairgest island. Jeju-do lees in the Korea Strait, soothwast o Jeollanam-do Province, o which it wis a pairt afore it became a separate province in 1946. Its caipital is the ceety o Jeju Ceety.

Jeju Province
Special Admeenistrative Province
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • McCune‑Reischauer Cheju T'ŭkpyŏl Chach'ido
 • Revised Romanization Jeju Teukbyeoljachi-do
Banner o Jeju Province
Offeecial logo o Jeju Province
Location of Jeju Province
Kintra Sooth Korea
Region Jeju
Caipital Jeju Ceety
Subdiveesions 2 ceeties; 0 coonties
 • Govrenor Won Hui-ryong (Bareun)
 • Total 1,849 km2 (714 sq mi)
Aurie rank 9t
Population (October, 2014)
 • Tot 604,771
 • Rank 9t
 • Density 327.1/km2 (847/sq mi)
Metropolitan Seembols
 • Flouer Rhododendron
 • Tree Cinnamomum camphora
 • Bird Widpecker
Aurie code(s) +82-64-7xx
Dialect Jeju
Wabsteid Offeecial Wabsteid
Native name: 제주도/濟州島
Location East Asie
Airchipelagae Jeju
Aurie 1,848 km2 (714 sq mi)
Heichest elevation 1,950 m (6,400 ft)
Heichest point Hallasan
Republic o Korea
Special Autonomous Province Jeju-do
Lairgest settlement Jeju Ceety (pop. 408,364)
Population approx. 565,000
Ethnic groups Korean

The island contains the natural Warld Heritage Steid Jeju Volcanic Island an Lava Tubes.[2]


Map # Name Hangul Hanja Admeenistrative Type
1 Jeju Ceety 제주시 濟州市 Ceety
2 Seogwipo Ceety 서귀포시 西歸浦市 Ceety

Notes an referencesEedit

  1. Transliterated Korean names are preferred tae Inglis equivalents; see Wikipedia:Naming conventions (Korean)#Place names.
  2. "Unesco names World Heritage sites". BBC News. June 28, 2007. Retrieved May 6, 2010. 

Coordinates: 33°22′N 126°32′E / 33.367°N 126.533°E / 33.367; 126.533