Jeju Ceety

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Jeju Ceety
제주시
濟州市
Municipal Ceety
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 제주시
 • Hanja 濟州市
 • Revised Romanization Jeju-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Cheju-si
Owerview o Jeju Ceety
Kintra Sooth Korea
Region Jeju
Admeenistrative diveesions 19 dong, 4 eup, 3 myeon
Area
 • Total 977.8 km2 (377.5 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 408,364
 • Density 418/km2 (1,080/sq mi)
 • Dialect Jeju

Jeju (Jeju-si) is the caipital o Jeju-do in Sooth Korea an the lairgest ceety on the island o Jeju. The ceety is servit bi Jeju Internaitional Airport (IATA code CJU).

Locatit in a soothren island whare the weather is mild even in winter, the ceety is a famous resort wi public casino facilities. Jeju walcomes ower 4 million visitors frae mainlaund Korea, Japan, an Cheenae ivery year.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

In its umwhile bundaries, Jeju Ceety wis 19.3 kilometers frae east tae wast, an 10.2 kilometers frae north tae sooth. Tae the north, it looks athort the Korea Strait at the soothren coast o Jeollanam-do Province. Tae the south, it meets Seogwipo Ceety at the top o Hallasan, the island's sole muntain.

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Climate data for Jeju City, South Korea (1981−2010)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average heich °C (°F) 8.3
(46.9)
9.4
(48.9)
12.8
(55.0)
17.5
(63.5)
21.6
(70.9)
24.8
(76.6)
29.0
(84.2)
29.8
(85.6)
25.8
(78.4)
21.3
(70.3)
16.0
(60.8)
11.0
(51.8)
18.9
(66.0)
Daily mean °C (°F) 5.7
(42.3)
6.4
(43.5)
9.4
(48.9)
13.8
(56.8)
17.8
(64.0)
21.5
(70.7)
25.8
(78.4)
26.8
(80.2)
23.0
(73.4)
18.2
(64.8)
12.8
(55.0)
8.1
(46.6)
15.8
(60.4)
Average laich °C (°F) 3.2
(37.8)
3.6
(38.5)
6.1
(43.0)
10.2
(50.4)
14.4
(57.9)
18.7
(65.7)
23.3
(73.9)
24.3
(75.7)
20.4
(68.7)
15.1
(59.2)
9.8
(49.6)
5.3
(41.5)
12.9
(55.2)
Precipitation mm (inches) 65.2
(2.567)
62.6
(2.465)
88.6
(3.488)
89.6
(3.528)
96.4
(3.795)
181.4
(7.142)
239.9
(9.445)
262.5
(10.335)
221.6
(8.724)
80.3
(3.161)
61.9
(2.437)
47.7
(1.878)
1,497.6
(58.961)
humidity 65.3 64.9 64.9 66.5 70.4 76.8 78.3 76.5 73.7 66.9 65.1 65.1 69.6
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.1 mm) 12.6 10.3 11.2 10.0 10.4 11.8 12.5 13.5 10.8 7.0 9.3 10.8 130.2
Mean monthly sunshine hours 70.4 105.4 158.9 194.4 211.9 170.9 195.6 195.6 161.7 178.5 126.0 84.8 1,854.1
Source: Korea Meteorological Administration [1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie o the ceety haes played a central role in Jeju syne afore recordit history. The Samseonghyeol, holes frae which the three ancestors o the Jeju fowk are said tae hae come, are locatit in dountoun Jeju Ceety.

The ceety haes grown quite rapidly syne the 1970s. Shin Jeju (신제주), or "new Jeju", wis creatit some decades ago, up the hill frae the airport an hooses mony govrenment biggins. The thatched roof biggins that wur common throughoot the ceety till the 1970s are gradually disappearin.

The ceety wis separatit frae Bukjeju Coonty in 1955. In 2005, housomeivver Jeju Province voters appruivit a proposal tae merge the ceety wi Bukjeju Coonty, mergin Seogwipo wi Namjeju Coonty an aw tae create twa lairge ceeties directly admeenistered bi the province. That chynge wis put intae effect in Julie 2006.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Jeju is dividit intae 19 neebourheids (dong), 4 touns (eup), an 3 tounships (myeon):[2]

Diveesion (Korean) population (2009)
Aeweol-eup 애월읍 27003
Gujwa-eup 구좌읍 14999
Hanrim-eup 한림읍 19790
Jocheon-eup 조천읍 20723
Chuja-myeon 추자면 2832
Hangyeong-myeon 한경면 8214
Udo-myeon 우도면 1593
Ara-dong 아라동 14084
Bonggae-dong 봉개동 3080
Dodu-dong 도두동 2617
Geonip-dong 건입동 10850
Hwabuk-dong 화북동 19931
Ido-1-dong 이도1동 7658
Ido-2-dong 이도2동 41984
Iho-dong 이호동 4158
Ildo-1-dong 일도1동 3730
Ildo-2-dong 일도2동 38308
Nohyeong-dong 노형동 50223
Oedo-dong 외도동 14743
Ora-dong 오라동 6304
Samdo-1-dong 삼도1동 14120
Samdo-2-dong 삼도2동 9610
Samyang-dong 삼양동 10989
Yeon-dong 연동 40535
Yongdam-1-dong 용담1동 8764
Yongdam-2-dong 용담2동 17274

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Jeju Ceety is the principal transportation center for Jeju Province. It is hame tae the island's sole airport, Jeju International Airport. In addition, its port is the lairgest on the island, servin the great majority o passenger an cargo vessels that visit the island. It staunds at the center o the island's road netwirk an aw. Tae travel throughoot the ceety an island, various buses are available an affordably pricit, typically runnin approximately 1,000 won (0.90 USD) for ane ride. A bus ride frae Jeju City tae Seogwipo (the seicont lairgest ceety on the island) is typically an oor.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Jeju Air haes its heidquarters in Jeju Ceety. The ceety sells lots o oranges an aw for which Jeju is famous. Jeju eeity is surroondit bi orange an mandarin ferms. [3][4]

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Due tae its central position in transportation, Jeju Ceety gets the lion's share o tourist traffic tae the island. Mony tourists arrive at the ceety through the port terminal or airport, stay in the tourist hotels o the Sinjeju neebourheid, an stay athin the ceety tae visit various Jeju tourist attractions. These include Dragon's Head Rock alang the coast, the Samseonghyeol holes in the dountoun aurie, Hallasan Naitional Pairk in the interior, the kintra's tawest muntain Halla-san, an warld's lairgest botanical garden Bunjae Artpia.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "평년값자료(1981−2010) 제주(184)". Korea Meteorological Administration. Retrieved 2011−05−01. 
  2. "제주시소개 - 지리정보 면적" (in Korean). Jeju City homepage. Retrieved 2008-08-15. 
  3. "Contact Us." Jeju Air. Retrieved on March 5, 2010.
  4. "print_jeju.html." Jeju Air. Retrieved on March 5, 2010.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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