Saengildo

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Saengildo
Hangul 생일도
Hanja
Revised Romanization Saeng(-)ildo
McCune–Reischauer Saengilto
Location of Saengildo in the Jeju Strait (slightly left from map centre)

Saengildo (literally translates to “birthday island”) is a South Korean island of 15 km² in the East China Sea on which the island's economy is based. The highest point is Baegunsan (Korean: 백운산; 483 m above sea level).

Saengildo, measures 4.6 kilometres (2.9 mi) long and 5.7 kilometres (3.5 mi) wide.

Administration[edit]

  • Republic of Korea
    • Jeollanam-do
      • Wando-gun
        • Saengil-myeon (생일면/生日面; formed in 1989; 1,082 inhabitants as of 2006-09-01)
          • Deogu-ri (덕우리/德牛里)
          • Geumgok-ri (금곡리/金谷里)
          • Guljeon-ri (굴전리/窟前里)
          • Seoseong-ri 서성리/西城里; Saengil-myeon's administrative centre)
          • Yongchul-ri (용출리/龍出里)
          • Yuchon-ri (유촌리/柳村里)

References[edit]

Coordinates: 34°19′N 126°59′E / 34.317°N 126.983°E / 34.317; 126.983