List of counties in South Korea

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List of all counties in South Korea: There are 82 counties in South Korea since Cheongwon County was dissolved on July 1, 2014 and annexed by Cheongju.

List of counties[edit]

County Hangul Hanja Province Population
(2010)
Gijang County 기장군 機張郡 CityaBusan (Metropolitan city)[1] 103,784
Dalseong County 달성군 達城郡 CitybDaegu (Metropolitan city)[2] 160,363
Ganghwa County 강화군 江華郡 CitycIncheon (Metropolitan city)[3] 30,643
Ongjin County 옹진군 甕津郡 CitycIncheon (Metropolitan city) 11,202
Ulju County 울주군 蔚州郡 CitydUlsan (Metropolitan city)[4] 202,292
Gapyeong County 가평군 加平郡 Gyeonggi[5] 59,916
Yangpyeong County 양평군 楊平郡 Gyeonggi 96,950
Yeoncheon County 연천군 漣川郡 Gyeonggi 45,973
Cheorwon County 철원군 鐵原郡 Gangwon[6] 43,271
Goseong County 고성군 高城郡 Gangwon 26,753
Hoengseong County 횡성군 橫城郡 Gangwon 37,798
Hongcheon County 홍천군 洪川郡 Gangwon 62,888
Hwacheon County 화천군 華川郡 Gangwon 22,119
Inje County 인제군 麟蹄郡 Gangwon 28,765
Jeongseon County 정선군 旌善郡 Gangwon 35,980
Pyeongchang County 평창군 平昌郡 Gangwon 37,522
Yanggu County 양구군 楊口郡 Gangwon 19,363
Yangyang County 양양군 襄陽郡 Gangwon 25,475
Yeongwol County 영월군 寧越郡 Gangwon 35,050
Boeun County 보은군 報恩郡 North Chungcheong[7] 30,509
Danyang County 단양군 丹陽郡 North Chungcheong 28,165
Eumseong County 음성군 陰城郡 North Chungcheong 84,088
Goesan County 괴산군 槐山郡 North Chungcheong 31,392
Jincheon County 진천군 鎭川郡 North Chungcheong 61,915
Okcheon County 옥천군 沃川郡 North Chungcheong 49,730
Jeungpyeong County 증평군 曾坪郡 North Chungcheong 31,531
Yeongdong County 영동군 永同郡 North Chungcheong 46,231
Buyeo County 부여군 扶餘郡 South Chungcheong[8] 67,584
Cheongyang County 청양군 青陽郡 South Chungcheong 29,755
Geumsan County 금산군 錦山郡 South Chungcheong 52,952
Hongseong County 홍성군 洪城郡 South Chungcheong 82,811
Seocheon County 서천군 舒川郡 South Chungcheong 53,914
Taean County 태안군 泰安郡 South Chungcheong 53,888
Yesan County 예산군 禮山郡 South Chungcheong 77,830
Buan County 부안군 扶安郡 North Jeolla 50,814
Gochang County 고창군 高敞郡 North Jeolla 53,333
Imsil County 임실군 任實郡 North Jeolla 23,663
Jangsu County 장수군 長水郡 North Jeolla 19,424
Jinan County 진안군 鎭安郡 North Jeolla 20,446
Muju County 무주군 茂朱郡 North Jeolla 21,827
Sunchang County 순창군 淳昌郡 North Jeolla 25,241
Wanju County 완주군 完州郡 North Jeolla 83,408
Boseong County 보성군 寶城郡 South Jeolla 40,166
Damyang County 담양군 潭陽郡 South Jeolla 41,027
Gangjin County 강진군 康津郡 South Jeolla 34,204
Goheung County 고흥군 高興郡 South Jeolla 63,392
Gokseong County 곡성군 谷城郡 South Jeolla 27,272
Gurye County 구례군 求禮郡 South Jeolla 22,419
Haenam County 해남군 海南郡 South Jeolla 66,042
Hampyeong County 함평군 咸平郡 South Jeolla 30,995
Hwasun County 화순군 和順郡 South Jeolla 62,219
Jangheung County 장흥군 長興郡 South Jeolla 35,763
Jangseong County 장성군 長城郡 South Jeolla 38,507
Jindo County 진도군 珍島郡 South Jeolla 28,565
Muan County 무안군 務安郡 South Jeolla 68,462
Sinan County 신안군 新安郡 South Jeolla 33,222
Wando County 완도군 莞島郡 South Jeolla 46,777
Yeongam County 영암군 靈巖郡 South Jeolla 58,748
Yeonggwang County 영광군 靈光郡 South Jeolla 48,663
Bonghwa County 봉화군 奉化郡 North Gyeongsang[9] 31,242
Cheongdo County 청도군 淸道郡 North Gyeongsang 38,228
Cheongsong County 청송군 靑松郡 North Gyeongsang 24,008
Chilgok County 칠곡군 漆谷郡 North Gyeongsang 114,246
Goryeong County 고령군 高靈郡 North Gyeongsang 31,817
Gunwi County 군위군 軍威郡 North Gyeongsang 19,993
Seongju County 성주군 星州郡 North Gyeongsang 36,859
Uiseong County 의성군 義城郡 North Gyeongsang 51,247
Uljin County 울진군 蔚珍郡 North Gyeongsang 47,108
Ulleung County 울릉군 鬱陵郡 North Gyeongsang 7,764
Yecheon County 예천군 醴泉郡 North Gyeongsang 43,015
Yeongdeok County 영덕군 盈德郡 North Gyeongsang 36,428
Yeongyang County 영양군 英陽郡 North Gyeongsang 16,540
Changnyeong County 창녕군 昌寧郡 South Gyeongsang[10] 55,189
Geochang County 거창군 居昌郡 South Gyeongsang 57,323
Goseong County 고성군 固城郡 South Gyeongsang 51,703
Hadong County 하동군 河東郡 South Gyeongsang 41,862
Haman County 함안군 咸安郡 South Gyeongsang 60,794
Hapcheon County 합천군 陜川郡 South Gyeongsang 43,639
Hamyang County 함양군 咸陽郡 South Gyeongsang 38,002
Namhae County 남해군 南海郡 South Gyeongsang 60,794
Sancheong County 산청군 山淸郡 South Gyeongsang 31,898
Uiryeong County 의령군 宜寧郡 South Gyeongsang 25,602

Dissolved counties[edit]

County Hangul Hanja Province Dissolved Date Present Location
Goyang County 고양군 高陽郡 Gyeonggi
Gwangju County 광주군 廣州郡 Gyeonggi
Yangju Couunty 양주군 楊州郡 Gyeonggi
Pocheon County 포천군 抱川郡 Gyeonggi
Yeoju County 여주군 驪州郡 Gyeonggi
Icheon County 이천군 利川郡 Gyeonggi
Yongin County 용인군 龍仁郡 Gyeonggi
Anseong County 안성군 安城郡 Gyeonggi
Pyeongtaek County 평택군 平澤郡 Gyeonggi
Suwon County 수원군 水原郡 Gyeonggi
Siheung County 시흥군 始興郡 Gyeonggi
Bucheon County 부천군 富川郡 Gyeonggi
Gimpo County 김포군 金浦郡 Gyeonggi
Paju County 파주군 坡州郡 Gyeonggi
Jangdan County 장단군 長湍郡 Gyeonggi
Chuncheon County 춘천군 春川郡 Gangwon
Gangneung County 강릉군 江陵郡 Gangwon
Samcheok County 삼척군 三陟郡 Gangwon
Wonju County 원주군 原州郡 Gangwon
Cheongwon County 청원군 淸原郡 North Chungcheong
Chungju County 충주군 忠州郡 North Chungcheong
Jecheon County 제천군 堤川郡 North Chungcheong
Daedeok County 대덕군 大德郡 South Chungcheong
Yeongi County 연기군 燕岐郡 South Chungcheong
Gongju County 공주군 公州郡 South Chungcheong
Nonsan County 논산군 論山郡 South Chungcheong
Boryeong County 보령군 保寧郡 South Chungcheong
Seosan County 서산군 瑞山郡 South Chungcheong
Dangjin County 당진군 唐津郡 South Chungcheong
Asan County 아산군 牙山郡 South Chungcheong
Cheonan County 천안군 天安郡 South Chungcheong
Namwon County 남원군 南原郡 North Jeolla
Jeongeup County 정읍군 井邑郡 North Jeolla
Gimje County 김제군 金堤郡 North Jeolla
Okgu County 옥구군 沃溝郡 North Jeolla
Iksan County 익산군 益山郡 North Jeolla
Gwangsan County 광산군 光山郡 South Jeolla
Gwangyang County 광양군 光陽郡 South Jeolla
Yeosu County 여수군 麗水郡 South Jeolla
Suncheon County 순천군 順天郡 South Jeolla
Naju County 나주군 羅州郡 South Jeolla
Andong County 안동군 安東郡 North Gyeongsang
Yeongil County 영일군 迎日郡 North Gyeongsang
Gyeongju County 경주군 慶州郡 North Gyeongsang
Yeongcheon County 영천군 永川郡 North Gyeongsang
Gyeongsan County 경산군 慶山郡 North Gyeongsang
Gimcheon County 김천군 金泉郡 North Gyeongsang
Seonsan County 선산군 善山郡 North Gyeongsang
Sangju County 상주군 尚州郡 North Gyeongsang
Mungyeong County 문경군 聞慶郡 North Gyeongsang
Yeongju County 영주군 榮州郡 North Gyeongsang
Jinyang County 진양군 晋陽郡 South Gyeongsang
Miryang County 밀양군 密陽郡 South Gyeongsang
Yangsan County 양산군 梁山郡 South Gyeongsang
Gimhae County 김해군 金海郡 South Gyeongsang
Changwon County 창원군 昌原郡 South Gyeongsang
Tongyeong County 통영군 統營郡 South Gyeongsang
Sacheon County 사천군 泗川郡 South Gyeongsang
Bukjeju County 북제주군 北済州郡 Jeju
Namjeju County 남제주군 南濟州郡 Jeju
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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Autonomous Districts". City of Busan. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "District Offices". City of Daegu. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "Administrative District". Incheon City. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Administrative Districts & Population". Ulsan City. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Population". Gyeonggi Province. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  6. ^ "Administrative Districts". Gangwon Province. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  7. ^ "Administrative Districts". North Chungcheong Province. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  8. ^ "Administrative Districts". South Chungcheong Province. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  9. ^ "Households & Population". North Gyeongsang Province. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  10. ^ "Administrative District". South Gyeongsang Province. Retrieved 19 March 2013.