Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (South Korea)

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Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport

국토교통부
Guktogyotonggbu
Agency overview
Formed November 11, 1948
Preceding agencies Ministry of Construction
Ministry of Construction and Transportation - Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs
Jurisdiction Government of South Korea
Headquarters Sejong Government Complex, 11 Doum6-Ro, Sejong Special Governing City, South Korea
Agency executives Suh Seounh-hwan, Minister
Park Kee-poong, Vice Minister of Land and Infrastructure
Yeo Hyung-ku, Vice Minister of Transport
Website Official Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport website in English
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport
Hangul 국토교통
Hanja 國土交通
Revised Romanization Gukto Gyotongbu
McCune–Reischauer Kukt'o Kyot'ongpu
Headquarters in Sejong City

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) is a cabinet-level division of the government of South Korea. Its headquarters is in the Sejong Government Office in Sejong City.[1]

The ministry was originally the Ministry of Construction and Transportation.[2] The Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries was merged into the construction and transportation agency. [3]

In a survey conducted in 2011 by the Ministry on 92 Administrative divisions across the country, it reported that Gangnam Station had a daily average of 110,129 people boarding and 114,338 people alighting the subway. Making this the busiest public transit stop with more than 100,000 people every day. This is followed by Jamsil Station, Sadang Station, Seolleung Station and Sillim Station. It also stated that the bus stop, near Suwon Station and AK Plaza in Gyeonggi-do Province, was the most frequently used, with a daily average of 77,326 people boarding and 63,255 people alighting. This is followed by ones in Sadang-dong, Yatap-dong and Sillim-dong.[4]

Offices[edit]

Previously the agency was headquartered in the 4th building of the Gwacheon Government Complex,[5] in Gwacheon, Gyeonggi-do.[6]

Agencies[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Location." (Archive) Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport. Retrieved on December 31, 2013. "11 Doum 6-ro, Government Complex-Sejong, Sejong-si 339-012, Republic of Korea" - Address in Korean: "339-012 세종특별자치시 도움6로 11 국토교통부"
  2. ^ "High-speed railway pushed forward." Korea Joongang Daily. January 2, 2009. Retrieved on May 11, 2011.
  3. ^ "Ministries get slow start on new English Web sites." Korea Joongang Daily. May 7, 2008. Retrieved on September 6, 2011.
  4. ^ "Gangnam Busiest Subway Station in Korea". Chosun Ilbo. 23 April 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "img_0104.gif." (Archive) Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs. Retrieved on May 11, 2011.
  6. ^ "Minister." (Archive) Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs. Retrieved on May 11, 2011. "Company Address : 1 Jungang-dong, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea (427-760)"

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Links to pages of predecessor agencies[edit]