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Sooth Jeolla Province

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Jeollanam-do, is a province in the soothwast o the Republic o Korea. The province wis formit in 1896 frae the soothren hauf o the umwhile Jeolla province, remained a province o Korea till the kintra's diveesion in 1945, then became pairt o the Republic o Korea. Gwangju wis the caipital o the province, till the provincial office muivit tae the soothren veelage o Namak, Muan County in 2005.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is pairt o the Honam region, an is bundit on the wast bi the Yellae Sea, on the north bi Jeollabuk-do Province, on the sooth bi Jeju Strait, an on the east bi Gyeongsangnam-do.

There are amaist 2,000 islands alang the coastline, aboot three quairters o which are uninhabitit. The coastline is aboot 6,100 kilometre (3,800 mi) lang. Some o the marine products, in pairticular oyster an seaweed cultivation, are leadin in Sooth Korea.

The province is anerlie pairtially muntainous. The plains alang the rivers Seomjin, Yeongsan and Tamjin create a lairge granary. There is abundant rainfaw in the aurie, which helps agricultur. The province is an aw hame tae the wairmest weather on the peninsulae. This helps tae produce lairge amoonts o agricultural produce, mainly rice, wheat, baurley, pulses an potatoes. Vegetables, cotton an fruits are an aw grown in the province.

A small amoont o gowd an coal is mined in the province, but industries hae been developit in the aurie an aw.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Jeollanam-do is dividit intae 5 ceeties (si) an 17 coonties (gun). Leetit belaw is the name o each entity in Inglils, hangul, an hanja.

Ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sister ceeties an provinces[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Background Brief on International Trade" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 9 September 2008. Retrieved 21 Julie 2008.

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Coordinates: 34°45′N 127°0′E / 34.750°N 127.000°E / 34.750; 127.000