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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 2013-12-31
South KoreaKORRep Seoul100,22244,568,87346,885,25548,517,87150,034,35752,127,386
Busan (Pusan)BUSCity부산Busan7683,887,2783,865,1143,747,3693,615,1013,563,57876800
Chungcheongbuk-do (Ch'ungch'ŏngpuk-do) [North Chungcheong]CCBProv충청북Cheongju7,4331,404,7671,475,4481,501,4431,527,3391,600,213743300
Chungcheongnam-do (Ch'ungch'ŏngnam-do) [South Chungcheong]CCNProv충청남Daejeon8,2691,786,3391,822,5431,835,4981,944,6342,097,568826900
Daegu (Taegu)DAGCity대구Daegu8842,286,3052,501,9282,540,6472,512,6702,524,89088400
Daejeon (Taejŏn)DAJCity대전Daejeon5401,136,6211,323,0091,424,8441,487,8361,547,60954000
Gangwon-do (Kangwŏn-do)GAWProv강원Chuncheon16,8661,555,0821,540,3071,543,6651,515,8001,555,6721686600
Gwangju (Kwangju)GWACity광주Gwangju5011,224,7781,326,4781,401,5251,423,4601,488,46750100
Gyeonggi-do (Kyŏnggi-do)GYGProv경기Suwon10,1706,619,6298,514,71610,000,04711,340,24112,549,3451017000
Gyeongsangbuk-do (Kyŏngsangpuk-do) [North Gyeongsang]GSBProv경상북Daegu19,0302,873,3362,811,5862,775,8902,715,0852,742,9391903000
Gyeongsangnam-do (Kyŏngsangnam-do) [South Gyeongsang]GSNProv경상남Changwon10,5332,950,2353,058,4793,143,4753,239,3423,402,9461053300
Incheon (Inch'ŏn)INCCity인천Incheon1,0322,070,6162,460,9062,596,1022,710,0402,930,164103200
Jeju-do (Cheju-do)JEJAProv제주Jeju1,849506,222528,360552,310563,388604,670184900
Jeollabuk-do (Chŏllapuk-do) [North Jeolla]JEBProv전라북Jeonju8,0672,028,9562,007,3791,961,5721,878,4281,896,032806700
Jeollanam-do (Chŏllanam-do) [South Jeolla]JENProv전라남Gwangju12,2522,283,8582,166,2472,059,6211,944,9621,931,7161225200
SejongSEJACity세종Sejong36185,75680,62883,06381,450124,61536100
Seoul (Sŏul)SEOCity서울Seoul60510,969,86210,389,05710,280,52310,421,78210,388,05560500
UlsanULSCity울산Ulsan1,060899,2331,013,0701,070,2771,112,7991,178,907106000

Major Cities

 NameAdm.Population
M E 2013-12-31
1SeoulSEO10,388,055
2BusanBUS3,563,578
3IncheonINC2,930,164
4DaeguDAG2,524,890
5DaejeonDAJ1,547,609
6GwangjuGWA1,488,467
7UlsanULS1,178,907
8SuwonGYG1,178,509
9ChangwonGSN1,098,752
10GoyangGYG1,001,942
11SeongnamGYG995,349

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 2013-12-31
Area
Andong안동GSB197,709188,679179,587169,239169,904152182
Ansan안산GYG354,762551,310637,660734,713762,91514906
Anseong (Ansŏng)안성GYG120,513128,874149,233168,446190,20555347
Anyang안양GYG540,251593,425597,656630,688614,6875846
Asan아산CCN151,656176,781193,188227,815299,12954219
Boryeong (Poryŏng - Taech'ŏn)보령CCN131,108121,917113,671108,783107,00856901
Bucheon (Puch'ŏn)부천GYG688,349791,397821,081876,569880,9075344
Busan [Pusan]부산BUS3,887,2783,865,1143,747,3693,615,1013,563,57876843
Changwon (Ch'angwŏn; incl. Masan, Jinhae)창원GSN...1,060,8051,086,8101,094,6231,098,75274515
Cheonan (Ch'ŏnan)천안CCN294,446373,392445,485540,742606,54163622
Cheongju (Ch'ŏngju)청주CCB471,624545,069606,305638,384679,30215345
Chuncheon (Ch'unch'ŏn)춘천GAW221,662240,883253,532260,439277,353111645
Chungju (Ch'ungju)충주CCB207,023218,457212,875207,036211,38398367
Daegu [Taegu]대구DAG2,286,3052,501,9282,540,6472,512,6702,524,89088368
Daejeon (Taejŏn) [Taejon]대전DAJ1,136,6211,323,0091,424,8441,487,8361,547,60953997
Dangjin (Tangjin)당진CCN122,629125,386118,701138,796163,92169475
Dongducheon (Tongduchŏn)동두천GYG69,53474,16574,73990,915100,2309566
Donghae (Tonghae)동해GAW96,336103,201103,03997,19995,71418019
Gangneung (Kangnŭng)강릉GAW222,028226,014230,714222,100218,369103999
Geoje (Kŏje)거제GSN144,054165,887183,897213,638253,34940201
Gimcheon (Kimch'ŏn)김천GSB147,207150,876147,760140,564136,858100915
Gimhae (Kimhae)김해GSN227,529307,254393,936475,093538,18146281
Gimje (Kimje)김제JEB138,974122,985111,46298,74092,85454488
Gimpo (Kimp'o)김포GYG110,896125,532196,193216,931325,54327665
Gongju (Kongju)공주CCN143,711136,877133,012128,573118,24994037
Goyang (Koyang)고양GYG257,834720,355840,345935,6431,001,94226741
Gumi (Kumi)구미GSB270,382325,482354,746396,884425,38861552
Gunpo (Kunp'o)군포GYG130,937262,860269,889279,536292,0003636
Gunsan (Kunsan)군산JEB269,579281,437273,086263,213282,97039551
Guri (Kuri)구리GYG124,925164,887193,850198,238191,0293330
Gwacheon (Kwachŏn)과천GYG72,57071,43070,71662,60370,8753586
Gwangju (Kwangju)광주GYG83,117111,224177,593238,044296,38343096
Gwangju [Kwangju]광주GWA1,224,7781,326,4781,401,5251,423,4601,488,46750124
Gwangmyeong (Kwangmyŏng)광명GYG338,255343,388341,617316,354357,7073850
Gwangyang (Kwangyang)광양JEN128,445132,444138,162139,735152,99545635
Gyeongju (Kyŏngju)경주GSB272,834292,173285,900276,877270,493132441
Gyeongsan (Kyŏngsan)경산GSB143,122200,223221,196242,744255,58841176
Gyeryong (Kyeryong)계룡CCN...21,87529,96137,92041,1076070
Hanam하남GYG95,146125,311127,935139,002146,7779304
Hwaseong (Hwasŏng)화성GYG181,469179,031231,347392,832558,12868948
Icheon (Ich'ŏn)이천GYG147,660171,977190,641198,790210,57946129
Iksan (Iri)익산JEB316,820332,493332,545316,911310,42550664
Incheon (Inch'ŏn)인천INC2,070,6162,460,9062,596,1022,710,0402,930,164103241
Jecheon (Chech'ŏn)제천CCB144,667148,259143,655137,545138,62988318
Jeju (Cheju)제주JEJ338,274364,733391,488408,364445,45797798
Jeongeup (Chŏngŭp)정읍JEB159,945150,822139,876125,524120,36669264
Jeonju (Chŏnju)전주JEB539,180590,162626,069627,339655,35820603
Jinju (Chinju)진주GSN328,475339,799340,816333,256341,20171284
Miryang밀양GSN134,909129,483120,808112,451109,74979857
Mokpo (Mokp'o)목포JEN224,766250,178245,315244,801243,1715012
Mungyeong (Mun'gyŏng)문경GSB106,07891,88383,95575,22376,24591161
Naju나주JEN123,660112,735103,45296,67089,46260858
Namwon남원JEB114,450107,323100,67789,89887,26575264
Namyangju (Mikum)남양주GYG214,037279,681394,202497,941623,74345806
Nonsan논산CCN157,269147,593138,013131,365128,96555484
Osan오산GYG60,99875,806116,624148,580211,3444277
Paju (P'aju)파주GYG164,832178,367237,341311,625410,15867261
Pocheon (P'och'ŏn)포천GYG119,028143,023154,710166,383167,91682648
Pohang (P'ohang)포항GSB500,273512,953513,424508,684524,093112940
Pyeongtaek (P'yŏngt'aek - Songtan)평택GYG289,966348,012362,507412,757456,63045738
Sacheon (Sach'ŏn)사천GSN123,401121,112117,427113,716119,72239827
Samcheok (Samch'ŏk)삼척GAW100,04686,10377,55571,25673,783118648
Sangju상주GSB141,876130,722119,283107,266104,170125482
Sejong (Yeongi)세종SEJ85,75680,62883,06381,450124,61536138
Seogwipo (Sŏgwip'o)서귀포JEJ167,948163,627160,822155,024159,21387087
Seongnam (Sŏngnam)성남GYG645,793926,832946,445968,203995,34914172
Seosan (Sŏsan)서산CCN141,689149,785148,697155,185168,95174065
Seoul (Sŏul)서울SEO10,969,86210,389,05710,280,52310,421,78210,388,05560521
Siheung (Shihŭng)시흥GYG128,586224,103359,072405,428422,81713503
Sokcho (Sŏkch'o)속초GAW74,79885,42790,44786,10483,80310542
Suncheon (Sunch'ŏn)순천JEN232,611264,706271,636271,781277,34590744
Suwon (Suwŏn)수원GYG697,290801,1861,023,8751,086,9951,178,50912102
Taebaek (T'aebaek)태백GAW79,36360,48355,23351,69749,05830340
Tongyeong (T'ong-yŏng)통영GSN145,301140,927134,581136,047143,19423917
Uijeongbu (Ŭijŏngbu)의정부GYG238,319307,751380,521425,693434,4888154
Uiwang (Ŭiwang)의왕GYG97,717114,788133,967136,264161,0235401
Ulsan울산ULS899,2331,013,0701,070,2771,112,7991,178,907106000
Wonju (Wŏnju)원주GAW220,811255,259277,987301,101327,38187245
Yangju양주GYG88,559102,967146,535187,308206,32931022
Yangsan양산GSN...174,559208,304235,299284,15248522
Yeoju (Yŏju)여주GYG95,951100,873104,881107,094111,9450
Yeongcheon (Yŏngch'ŏn)영천GSB125,082121,720116,523107,701103,15792037
Yeongju (Yŏngju)영주GSB143,266135,381126,303116,062113,41766904
Yeosu (Yŏsu)여수JEN...330,883316,143297,196294,56550333
Yongin (Yong-in)용인GYG182,806302,564529,300813,653955,90759134