Hauido

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Hauido
Hangul 하의도
Hanja
Revised Romanization Hauido
McCune–Reischauer Haŭido

Haui-do is an island off the South Korean coast in the Yellow Sea, part of Sinan County in Jeollanam-do province. Its name means 'a lotus floating on water' and although it is an island by name, it actually comprises 56 separate islands, only nine of which are inhabited.[1] Approximately 57 kilometers to shore, it has an area of 14.46 km² and is home to more than 1,900 people.[2] It was the birthplace of former South Korean president Kim Dae-jung.[3]

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Coordinates: 34°35′58″N 126°02′15″E / 34.59944°N 126.03750°E / 34.59944; 126.03750