Jeju-do

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Jeju Province
Special Autonomous Province
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 제주특별자치도
 • Hanja 濟州特別自治道
 • Revised Romanization Jeju Teukbyeoljachi-do
Region Jeju
Caipital Jeju Ceety
Subdiveesions 2 ceeties; 0 coonties
Government
 • Govrenor Woo Keun-min
Area
 • Total 1,848 km2 (714 sq mi)
Area rank 9t
Population (2005)
 • Total 531,887
 • Rank 9t
 • Density 287/km2 (740/sq mi)
Metropolitan Symbols
 • Flouer Chamkkot
 • Tree Cinnamomum camphora
 • Bird Woodpecker
Dialect Jeju
Website jeju.go.kr (Inglis)
Jejudo
Native name: 제주도/濟州島

Jeju Island
Geografie
Location East Asie
Airchipelago Jeju
Aurie 1,848 km2 (713.5 sq mi)
Length 73 km (45 mi)
Width 64 km (40 mi)
Heichest elevation 1,950 m (6,400 ft)
Heichest point Hallasan
Country
Republic o Korea
Special Autonomous Province Jeju-do
Lairgest ceety Jeju Ceety (pop. 408,364)
Demographics
Population approx. 565,000
Ethnic groups Korean

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.

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

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

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

Notes an references[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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.