Jeju Province

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Jeju Province

제주도
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • McCune‑ReischauerCheju T'ŭkpyŏl Chach'ido
 • Revised RomanizationJeju Teukbyeoljachi-do
Location of Jeju Province
KintraSooth Korea
RegionJeju
CaipitalJeju Ceety
Subdiveesions2 ceeties; 0 coonties
Govrenment
 • GovrenorWon Hui-ryong (Bareun)
Area
 • Total1,849 km2 (714 sq mi)
Area rank9t
Population
 (October, 2014)
 • Total604,771
 • Rank9t
 • Density327.1/km2 (847/sq mi)
Metropolitan Seembols
 • FlouerRhododendron
 • TreeCinnamomum camphora
 • BirdWidpecker
Area code(s)+82-64-7xx
DialectJeju
WebsiteOffeecial Wabsteid
Jejudo
Native name: 제주도/濟州島
Geografie
LocationEast Asie
AirchipelagaeJeju
Aurie1,848 km2 (714 sq mi)
Heichest elevation1,950 m (6,400 ft)
Heichest pointHallasan
Admeenistration
Republic o Korea
Special Autonomous ProvinceJeju-do
Lairgest settlementJeju Ceety (pop. 408,364)
Demografics
Populationapprox. 565,000
Ethnic groupsKorean

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
Jeju-do sub map.png
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. 28 Juin 2007. Retrieved 6 Mey 2010.

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