|• Revised Romanization||Donghae-si|
|Administrative divisions||10 dong|
|• Total||180.01 km2 (69.50 sq mi)|
|• Density||572/km2 (1,480/sq mi)|
Donghae is a city in Gangwon Province, South Korea. There are two major ports: Donghae Harbor and Mukho Harbor. The city is located on the Yeongdong Line railroad and the Donghae Expressway. Numerous caverns are found in the city, as in neighboring Samcheok. Hanzhong University is located here.
Donghae City is located in the central region of the east coast of Korea in Gangwon-do. Jeongseon county to the west and Gangneung city to the north. It contains the northern terminus of the Donghae Expressway, and the No.37 national way passes through the city.
The city is mostly mountainous and has natural resources such as Mureung Valley and beautiful beaches. Here, the high Taebaek Mountains lie along the eastern coast, preventing rivers from meeting the coast. However, in the rainy season, spontaneous water flow is possible.
- Tree : Gingko Tree
- Flower : Red Prumusumume
- Bird : Seagull
|Gimje||Jeollabuk-do||South Korea||April 27, 1999|
|Dobong-gu||Sudogwon||South Korea||October 7, 1999|
|Tsuruga||Fukui||Japan||April 13, 1981|
|Nakhodka||Primorsky Krai||Russia||November 10, 1991|
|Tumen||Jilin||China||April 28, 1995|
|Federal Way||Washington||United States||April 1, 2000|
|Saint John||New Brunswick||Canada||May 30, 2008|
Free Industry zone
Donghae area and its neighborhood are a free industry zone. From this, Gangwon province and Donghae city has overtaken team for investment.
A cruise ferry line connecting Russia, South Korea and Japan is scheduled to open in the summer of 2008. The points of each nation to be linked together are Donghae, Sakaiminato, Tottori and Vladivostok.
- Mukho harbor
- Mureung Valley
- Cheongok caves
- Mangsang Beach
- Yakcheon village
- Samhwa temple