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South Korea: Cities (registered population)

The registered population of the South Korean provinces and cities (-si/-shi).

Provinces

 NameAbbr.StatusNativeCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
E 1992-12-31
Population
E 1997-12-31
Population
E 2002-12-31
Population
E 2007-12-31
Population
E 2012-12-31
iBusan (Pusan)BUSCity부산Busan7683,887,2783,865,1143,747,3693,615,1013,573,53376800
iChungcheongbuk-do (Ch'ungch'ŏngpuk-do) [North Chungcheong]CCBProv충청북Cheongju7,4331,404,7671,475,4481,501,4431,527,3391,590,432743300
iChungcheongnam-do (Ch'ungch'ŏngnam-do) [South Chungcheong]CCNProv충청남Daejeon8,2691,786,3391,822,5431,835,4981,944,6342,074,720826900
iDaegu (Taegu)DAGCity대구Daegu8842,286,3052,501,9282,540,6472,512,6702,527,56688400
iDaejeon (Taejŏn)DAJCity대전Daejeon5401,136,6211,323,0091,424,8441,487,8361,539,15454000
iGangwon-do (Kangwŏn-do)GAWProv강원Chuncheon16,8661,555,0821,540,3071,543,6651,515,8001,551,5311686600
iGwangju (Kwangju)GWACity광주Gwangju5011,224,7781,326,4781,401,5251,423,4601,483,70850100
iGyeonggi-do (Kyŏnggi-do)GYGProv경기Suwon10,1706,619,6298,514,71610,000,04711,340,24112,381,5501017000
iGyeongsangbuk-do (Kyŏngsangpuk-do) [North Gyeongsang]GSBProv경상북Daegu19,0302,873,3362,811,5862,775,8902,715,0852,738,4201903000
iGyeongsangnam-do (Kyŏngsangnam-do) [South Gyeongsang]GSNProv경상남Changwon10,5332,950,2353,058,4793,143,4753,239,3423,383,6851053300
iIncheon (Inch'ŏn)INCCity인천Incheon1,0322,070,6162,460,9062,596,1022,710,0402,891,286103200
iJeju-do (Cheju-do)JEJAProv제주Jeju1,849506,222528,360552,310563,388592,449184900
iJeollabuk-do (Chŏllapuk-do) [North Jeolla]JEBProv전라북Jeonju8,0672,028,9562,007,3791,961,5721,878,4281,895,371806700
iJeollanam-do (Chŏllanam-do) [South Jeolla]JENProv전라남Gwangju12,2522,283,8582,166,2472,059,6211,944,9621,933,2201225200
iSejongSEJACity세종Sejong36185,75680,62883,06381,450115,70136100
iSeoul (Sŏul)SEOCity서울Seoul60510,969,86210,389,05710,280,52310,421,78210,442,42660500
iUlsanULSCity울산Ulsan1,060899,2331,013,0701,070,2771,112,7991,166,503106000
 South KoreaKORRep Seoul100,22244,568,87346,885,25548,517,87150,034,35751,881,255

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
M E 2012-12-31
1SeoulSEO10,442,426
2BusanBUS3,573,533
3IncheonINC2,891,286
4DaeguDAG2,527,566
5DaejeonDAJ1,539,154
6GwangjuGWA1,483,708
7UlsanULS1,166,503
8SuwonGYG1,147,955
9ChangwonGSN1,106,081
10SeongnamGYG994,271
11GoyangGYG981,220

Contents: Cities

 NameNativeAdm.Population
M E 1992-12-31
Population
M E 1997-12-31
Population
M E 2002-12-31
Population
M E 2007-12-31
Population
M E 2012-12-31
Area
iAndong안동GSB197,709188,679179,587169,239169,720152182
iAnsan안산GYG354,762551,310637,660734,713758,57314906
iAnseong (Ansŏng)안성GYG120,513128,874149,233168,446188,91955347
iAnyang안양GYG540,251593,425597,656630,688618,2305846
iAsan아산CCN151,656176,781193,188227,815291,72754219
iBoryeong (Poryŏng – Taech'ŏn)보령CCN131,108121,917113,671108,783107,43856901
iBucheon (Puch'ŏn)부천GYG688,349791,397821,081876,569885,9495344
iBusan [Pusan]부산BUS3,887,2783,865,1143,747,3693,615,1013,573,53376843
iChangwon (Ch'angwŏn; incl. Masan & Jinhae))창원GSN...1,060,8051,086,8101,094,6231,106,08174515
iCheonan (Ch'ŏnan)천안CCN294,446373,392445,485540,742595,72663622
iCheongju (Ch'ŏngju)청주CCB471,624545,069606,305638,384672,85015345
iChuncheon (Ch'unch'ŏn)춘천GAW221,662240,883253,532260,439276,131111645
iChungju (Ch'ungju)충주CCB207,023218,457212,875207,036211,39598367
iDaegu [Taegu]대구DAG2,286,3052,501,9282,540,6472,512,6702,527,56688368
iDaejeon (Taejŏn) [Taejon]대전DAJ1,136,6211,323,0091,424,8441,487,8361,539,15453997
iDangjin (Tangjin)당진CCN122,629125,386118,701138,796159,00569475
iDongducheon (Tongduchŏn)동두천GYG69,53474,16574,73990,91599,6669566
iDonghae (Tonghae)동해GAW96,336103,201103,03997,19994,44018019
iGangneung (Kangnŭng)강릉GAW222,028226,014230,714222,100219,274103999
iGeoje (Kŏje)거제GSN144,054165,887183,897213,638245,97240201
iGimcheon (Kimch'ŏn)김천GSB147,207150,876147,760140,564137,052100915
iGimhae (Kimhae)김해GSN227,529307,254393,936475,093528,73046281
iGimje (Kimje)김제JEB138,974122,985111,46298,74093,97054488
iGimpo (Kimp'o)김포GYG110,896125,532196,193216,931299,11927665
iGongju (Kongju)공주CCN143,711136,877133,012128,573118,95994037
iGoyang (Koyang)고양GYG257,834720,355840,345935,643981,22026741
iGumi (Kumi)구미GSB270,382325,482354,746396,884422,29261552
iGunpo (Kunp'o)군포GYG130,937262,860269,889279,536292,2013636
iGunsan (Kunsan)군산JEB269,579281,437273,086263,213282,76239551
iGuri (Kuri)구리GYG124,925164,887193,850198,238193,7453330
iGwacheon (Kwachŏn)과천GYG72,57071,43070,71662,60371,3783586
iGwangju (Kwangju)광주GYG83,117111,224177,593238,044284,76243096
iGwangju [Kwangju]광주GWA1,224,7781,326,4781,401,5251,423,4601,483,70850124
iGwangmyeong (Kwangmyŏng)광명GYG338,255343,388341,617316,354360,0043850
iGwangyang (Kwangyang)광양JEN128,445132,444138,162139,735152,22445635
iGyeongju (Kyŏngju)경주GSB272,834292,173285,900276,877270,663132441
iGyeongsan (Kyŏngsan)경산GSB143,122200,223221,196242,744252,81841176
iGyeryong (Kyeryong)계룡CCN...21,87529,96137,92041,7036070
iHanam하남GYG95,146125,311127,935139,002147,8909304
iHwaseong (Hwasŏng)화성GYG181,469179,031231,347392,832550,64968948
iIcheon (Ich'ŏn)이천GYG147,660171,977190,641198,790209,33946129
iIksan (Iri)익산JEB316,820332,493332,545316,911310,20650664
iIncheon (Inch'ŏn)인천INC2,070,6162,460,9062,596,1022,710,0402,891,286103241
iJecheon (Chech'ŏn)제천CCB144,667148,259143,655137,545138,96888318
iJeju (Cheju)제주JEJ338,274364,733391,488408,364435,41397798
iJeongeup (Chŏngŭp)정읍JEB159,945150,822139,876125,524121,23469264
iJeonju (Chŏnju)전주JEB539,180590,162626,069627,339654,04020603
iJinju (Chinju)진주GSN328,475339,799340,816333,256341,22171284
iMiryang밀양GSN134,909129,483120,808112,451109,96779857
iMokpo (Mokp'o)목포JEN224,766250,178245,315244,801247,2155012
iMungyeong (Mun'gyŏng)문경GSB106,07891,88383,95575,22376,47091161
iNaju나주JEN123,660112,735103,45296,67089,67560858
iNamwon남원JEB114,450107,323100,67789,89887,79775264
iNamyangju (Mikum)남양주GYG214,037279,681394,202497,941604,86445806
iNonsan논산CCN157,269147,593138,013131,365129,92155484
iOsan오산GYG60,99875,806116,624148,580205,2454277
iPaju (P'aju)파주GYG164,832178,367237,341311,625402,12667261
iPocheon (P'och'ŏn)포천GYG119,028143,023154,710166,383168,14582648
iPohang (P'ohang)포항GSB500,273512,953513,424508,684523,345112940
iPyeongtaek (P'yŏngt'aek – Songtan)평택GYG289,966348,012362,507412,757447,33745738
iSacheon (Sach'ŏn)사천GSN123,401121,112117,427113,716117,96839827
iSamcheok (Samch'ŏk)삼척GAW100,04686,10377,55571,25673,194118648
iSangju상주GSB141,876130,722119,283107,266104,992125482
iSejong (Yeongi)세종SEJ85,75680,62883,06381,450115,70136138
iSeogwipo (Sŏgwip'o)서귀포JEJ167,948163,627160,822155,024157,03687087
iSeongnam (Sŏngnam)성남GYG645,793926,832946,445968,203994,27114172
iSeosan (Sŏsan)서산CCN141,689149,785148,697155,185166,21474065
iSeoul (Sŏul)서울SEO10,969,86210,389,05710,280,52310,421,78210,442,42660521
iSiheung (Shihŭng)시흥GYG128,586224,103359,072405,428420,44513503
iSokcho (Sŏkch'o)속초GAW74,79885,42790,44786,10484,27910542
iSuncheon (Sunch'ŏn)순천JEN232,611264,706271,636271,781275,45190744
iSuwon (Suwŏn)수원GYG697,290801,1861,023,8751,086,9951,147,95512102
iTaebaek (T'aebaek)태백GAW79,36360,48355,23351,69749,75630340
iTongyeong (T'ong-yŏng)통영GSN145,301140,927134,581136,047143,03923917
iUijeongbu (Ŭijŏngbu)의정부GYG238,319307,751380,521425,693432,7608154
iUiwang (Ŭiwang)의왕GYG97,717114,788133,967136,264156,0035401
iUlsan울산ULS899,2331,013,0701,070,2771,112,7991,166,503106000
iWonju (Wŏnju)원주GAW220,811255,259277,987301,101326,32187245
iYangju양주GYG88,559102,967146,535187,308207,32131022
iYangsan양산GSN...174,559208,304235,299274,77048522
iYeongcheon (Yŏngch'ŏn)영천GSB125,082121,720116,523107,701103,96992037
iYeongju (Yŏngju)영주GSB143,266135,381126,303116,062114,37466904
iYeosu (Yŏsu)여수JEN...330,883316,143297,196295,21550333
iYongin (Yong-in)용인GYG182,806302,564529,300813,653930,05859134