General Information

Overview (as of December 31, 2016)

392㎢ (accounting for 3.2% of Jeollanam-do)
  • Size : 392㎢ (3.2% of Jeollanam-do) farmland: 138㎢ (35%), forest land: 183㎢ (47%), others: 71㎢ (18%), coastline: 25.65㎢
  • Population : 34,397 (men: 17,047 / women: 17,350) ※ People aged over 65: 11,302 (33% of the entire population)
  • Administrative district : 1 Eup, 8 Myeons, 272 Ris and 496 villages
  • Industrial structure : primary industry (60%), secondary industry (10%), tertiary industry (30%)
  • Administrative organization : 2 departments, 10 divisions, 2 direct institutes, 2 offices and 9 Eups and Myeons
  • Number of public officials : 537 (391 from a main office, direct institutes and offices, 137 from Eup and Myeon Offices, 12 from County Assembly)