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The census population of the South Korean provinces as well as all urban areas and settlements of more than 20,000 inhabitants.

Provinces

NameAbbr.StatusNativeCapitalArea
A (km²)
Population
Cf 1990-11-01
Population
Cf 1995-11-01
Population
Cf 2000-11-01
Population
C 2005-11-01
Population
C 2010-11-01
South KoreaKORRep Seoul100,22243,410,89944,608,72646,136,10147,278,95148,580,293
Busan (Pusan)BUSCity부산Busan7683,798,1133,814,3253,662,8843,523,5823,414,95076800
Chungcheongbuk-do (Ch'ungch'ŏngpuk-do) [North Chungcheong]CCBProv충청북Cheongju7,4331,389,6861,396,7281,466,5671,460,4531,512,157743300
Chungcheongnam-do (Ch'ungch'ŏngnam-do) [South Chungcheong]CCNProv충청남Daejeon8,2692,013,9261,766,8541,765,2901,808,6771,946,555826900
Daegu (Taegu)DAGCity대구Daegu8842,229,0402,449,4202,480,5782,464,5472,446,41888400
Daejeon (Taejŏn)DAJCity대전Daejeon5401,049,5781,272,1211,368,2071,442,8561,501,85954000
Gangwon-do (Kangwŏn-do)GAWProv강원Chuncheon16,8661,580,4301,466,2381,487,0111,464,5591,471,5131686600
Gwangju (Kwangju)GWACity광주Gwangju5011,139,0031,257,6361,352,7971,417,7161,475,74550100
Gyeonggi-do (Kyŏnggi-do)GYGProv경기Suwon10,1706,155,6327,649,7418,984,13410,415,39911,379,4591017000
Gyeongsangbuk-do (Kyŏngsangpuk-do) [North Gyeongsang]GSBProv경상북Daegu19,0302,860,5952,676,3122,724,9312,607,6412,600,0321903000
Gyeongsangnam-do (Kyŏngsangnam-do) [South Gyeongsang]GSNProv경상남Changwon10,5333,672,3962,878,1932,978,5023,056,3563,160,1541053300
Incheon (Inch'ŏn)INCCity인천Incheon1,0321,817,9192,308,1882,475,1392,531,2802,662,509103200
Jeju-do (Cheju-do)JEJAProv제주Jeju1,849514,605505,438513,260531,887531,905184900
Jeollabuk-do (Chŏllapuk-do) [North Jeolla]JEBProv전라북Jeonju8,0672,069,9601,902,0441,890,6691,784,0131,777,220806700
Jeollanam-do (Chŏllanam-do) [South Jeolla]JENProv전라남Gwangju12,2522,507,4392,066,8421,996,4561,819,8191,741,4991225200
SejongSEJACity세종Sejong361Chungcheongnam-doChungcheongnam-do80,03180,81881,44736100
Seoul (Sŏul)SEOCity서울Seoul60510,612,57710,231,2179,895,2179,820,1719,794,30460500
UlsanULSCity울산Ulsan1,060Gyeongsangnam-do967,4291,014,4281,049,1771,082,567106000

Major Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
CU C 2010-11-01
1SeoulSEO9,794,304
2BusanBUS3,321,167
3IncheonINC2,567,775
4DaeguDAG2,276,797
5DaejeonDAJ1,501,859
6GwangjuGWA1,475,745
7SuwonGYG1,071,913
8SeongnamGYG949,964
9ChangwonGSN926,214
10GoyangGYG905,076
11UlsanULS894,132

Contents: Urban Areas

NameNativeAdm.Population
CU C 1980-11-01
Population
CU C 1990-11-01
Population
CU Cf 2000-11-01
Population
CU C 2005-11-01
Population
CU C 2010-11-01
Area
Aewol애월JEJ25,91022,21723,39823,31422,7720
Andong안동GSB101,829116,921126,290123,191123,2090
Angang (An-gang)안강GSB37,77933,13534,92833,01829,1130
Anjung안중GYG......17,55234,33638,3590
Ansan안산GYG31,139252,407554,998681,590728,7750
Anseong (Ansŏng)안성GYG32,13534,81352,09548,03255,2070
Anyang안양GYG253,477481,240578,845612,423602,1220
Asan아산CCN47,38066,25378,90988,360108,1110
Baekseok백석GYG7,9598,06918,38124,78127,7980
Beomseo (Pŏmsŏ)범서ULS......27,07238,18160,4530
Bongdam (Pongdam)봉담GYG9,65113,83925,20829,74651,1050
Boryeong (Poryŏng - Taech'ŏn)보령CCN47,15156,89857,91054,06758,3720
Bubal (Pubal)부발GYG11,15924,67334,70636,02339,3220
Bucheon (Puch'ŏn)부천GYG221,397667,896757,832838,801853,0390
Buksam (Puksam)북삼GSB8,1767,35418,36722,20324,6020
Busan [Pusan]부산BUS3,156,9313,795,8923,587,5623,450,5513,321,1670
Buyeo (Puyŏ)부여CCN31,23530,86527,10924,01921,8740
Changwon (Ch'angwŏn; incl. Masan, Jinhae)창원GSN.........938,333926,2140
Cheonan (Ch'ŏnan)천안CCN120,441211,269285,089373,056428,7890
Cheongju (Ch'ŏngju)청주CCB253,008477,663585,622642,805666,9240
Chuncheon (Ch'unch'ŏn)춘천GAW155,205174,124214,372224,098230,7430
Chungju (Ch'ungju)충주CCB112,944128,358162,262156,353159,0600
Daegu [Taegu]대구DAG1,603,7812,227,9792,326,1182,313,7922,276,7970
Daejeon (Taejŏn) [Taejon]대전DAJ651,3581,049,1221,365,9611,442,8561,501,8590
Dangjin (Tangjin)당진CCN23,33627,07729,11130,13047,8910
Dasa (Tasa)다사DAG......29,59630,70854,6950
Dong (Tong)GSN......22,85323,86621,7880
Dongducheon (Tongduchŏn)동두천GYG60,08571,43572,36680,27791,8280
Donghae (Tonghae)동해GAW104,29189,14296,28093,18390,5740
Eonyang (Ŏnyang)언양ULS8,7489,00023,50722,74523,7980
Ganghwa (Kanghwa)강화INC22,19022,20421,60019,89919,4940
Gangneung (Kangnŭng)강릉GAW116,702147,800165,468172,302173,8820
Geochang (Koch'ang)거창GSN40,13339,64539,62538,41237,3180
Geoje (Kŏje)거제GSN......120,035152,381184,0840
Geumcheon (Kŭmch'ŏn)금천GYG23,81033,12743,41678,55985,9280
Geumsan (Kŭmsan)금산CCN29,35731,43023,13421,80922,1440
Geumwang (Kumwang)금왕CCB15,85712,21917,82618,37220,4310
Gijang (Kijang)기장BUS......36,71147,56949,5300
Gimcheon (Kimch'ŏn)김천GSB72,13881,30389,38687,21584,0330
Gimhae (Kimhae)김해GSN69,313106,198247,716287,140296,6900
Gimje (Kimje)김제JEB36,42755,11643,61642,09640,0720
Gimpo (Kimp'o)김포GYG18,18432,32186,288125,934134,4740
Goa (Koa)고아GSB14,23315,40533,37930,21729,8530
Gochang (Kŏch'ang)고창JEB20,94519,61419,82818,75220,0590
Gongdo (Kongdo)공도GYG12,22411,44119,37039,44651,0700
Gongju (Kongju)공주CCN43,53165,16365,68168,69769,5020
Goseong (Kosŏng)고성GSN25,42523,85924,03821,16823,4970
Goyang (Koyang)고양GYG155,581244,921762,598866,846905,0760
Gumi (Kumi)구미GSB105,311206,088264,686317,706340,4270
Gunpo (Kunp'o)군포GYG40,242100,054262,593270,042278,0830
Gunsan (Kunsan)군산JEB165,046218,112219,710209,320225,2500
Guri (Kuri)구리GYG66,484109,370160,485187,414185,5500
Gwacheon (Kwachŏn)과천GYG...72,32566,59256,71166,7040
Gwangju (Kwangju)광주GYG18,76133,46355,69590,243101,4040
Gwangju [Kwangju]광주GWA727,2591,138,7171,350,9481,417,7161,475,7450
Gwangmyeong (Kwangmyŏng)광명GYG...328,423333,596320,268329,0100
Gwangyang (Kwangyang) [in Jungma-dong]광양JEN......39,31143,82640,7780
Gwangyang (Kwangyang)광양JEN24,31347,49272,47171,20381,8540
Gyeongju (Kyŏngju)경주GSB121,855141,840151,426153,746145,5940
Gyeongsan (Kyŏngsan)경산GSB38,95260,494107,232132,464151,9290
Gyoha (Kyoha)교하GYG......25,06041,313104,9770
Haenam해남JEN26,06428,33326,99524,73922,2850
Hanam하남GYG...101,321120,149122,337138,8290
Hayang하양GSB23,91124,79034,78632,31932,0660
Heunghae (Hŭnghae)흥해GSB24,73725,29135,73537,67438,8040
Hongcheon (Hongch'ŏn)홍천GAW29,09431,47030,62434,05833,3000
Hongseong (Hongsŏng)홍성CCN30,94933,54536,27437,85943,9820
Hwado화도GYG14,48020,75055,10263,42681,8140
Hwaseong (Hwasŏng)화성GYG21,69933,72242,121124,306284,5820
Hwasun화순JEN22,40523,83942,36842,75939,8680
Hwawon화원DAG......47,67053,99955,2600
Icheon (Ich'ŏn)이천GYG25,21449,98470,16477,49484,2550
Iksan (Iri)익산JEB145,112203,186244,234242,490237,9960
Incheon (Inch'ŏn)인천INC1,081,8311,816,3282,392,7452,461,2182,567,7750
Jecheon (Chech'ŏn)제천CCB85,41699,769114,696107,835111,7790
Jeju (Cheju)제주JEJ167,474232,553279,529311,281322,0050
Jeongeup (Chŏngŭp)정읍JEB......72,46469,56769,1530
Jeonju (Chŏnju)전주JEB367,037516,965615,804623,298649,7280
Jiksan (Chiksan)직산CCN......23,95723,26526,2770
Jillyang (Ch'illyang)진량GSB14,97515,30443,23541,67946,3150
Jincheon (Chinchŏn)진천CCB18,43019,14324,73624,69627,3370
Jinjeop (Chinjŏp)진접GYG11,61730,79641,00242,57882,1430
Jinju (Chinju)진주GSN202,674255,658279,524273,827269,5100
Jinyeong (Chinyŏng)진영GSN21,93922,70724,53525,88540,2020
Jochiwon (Choch'iwŏn)조치원SEJ29,74934,22135,85036,80546,7550
Jori (Chori)조리GYG......13,72329,14829,2070
Jumunjin (Chumunjin)주문진GAW32,06231,45424,66720,91317,6980
Miryang밀양GSN46,68053,05250,76048,68850,6180
Mokcheon목천CCN......19,46927,74131,1730
Mokpo (Mokp'o)목포JEN221,754243,035250,336244,888249,9600
Mulgeum (Mulgŭm)물금GSN11,36115,74030,23527,95943,1220
Mungyeong (Mun'gyŏng)문경GSB17,45516,29449,26641,05841,0730
Munsan문산GYG29,30230,73824,71724,19836,1930
Naeseo (Naesŏ)내서GSN......50,64274,23673,1520
Naesu내수CCB19,73711,64621,65122,83122,2410
Naju나주JEN31,14955,26639,09436,56935,9690
Namwon남원JEB57,47063,14655,78852,92748,6240
Namyangju (Mikum)남양주GYG49,85469,88977,965116,160157,0930
Nongong (Non-gong)논공DAG......26,03425,72723,6310
Nongso농소ULS......46,40144,40360,4530
Nonsan논산CCN33,30240,55242,01645,30545,8840
Ocheon (Och'ŏn)오천GSB23,36830,98439,07440,48247,3160
Okcheon (Okch'ŏn)옥천CCB30,68530,40130,34129,39128,8460
Onam오남GYG......30,50342,20752,9710
Onsan온산ULS17,07412,72722,89422,00923,8120
Onyang온양ULS......22,03122,78723,8120
Opo오포GYG.........48,58653,5650
Osan오산GYG44,82359,475102,287132,532183,8900
Paengseong (P'aengsŏng)팽성GYG31,02831,29125,50827,04224,8750
Pocheon (P'och'ŏn)포천GYG17,33421,94630,85731,66631,3000
Pohang (P'ohang)포항GSB201,045317,648332,056318,988332,7890
Pyeongtaek (P'yŏngt'aek - Songtan)평택GYG60,81579,124230,265244,761254,0000
Sacheon (Sach'ŏn)사천GSN......58,34052,79148,8390
Samcheok (Samch'ŏk)삼척GAW48,55240,74140,91039,77040,9690
Samho삼호JEN10,9099,32317,36421,12625,5010
Samnye삼례JEB21,26718,05018,66718,36821,7990
Sangju상주GSB48,92751,84856,32953,30151,4860
Seogwipo (Sŏgwip'o)서귀포JEJ18,18432,32180,73478,13375,1770
Seonggeo (Sŏnggŏ)성거CCN8,2188,05516,50619,97423,7020
Seonghwan (Sŏnghwan)성환CCN29,73428,32426,24530,38031,1730
Seongnam (Sŏngnam)성남GYG376,822540,690912,222931,019949,9640
Seosan (Sŏsan)서산CCN42,59355,89964,45369,66880,3900
Seoul (Sŏul)서울SEO8,350,61610,603,2509,853,9729,820,1719,794,3040
Siheung (Shihŭng)시흥GYG...107,171304,260389,638407,0900
Soheul (Sohol)소흘GYG10,23714,93028,03538,34543,4010
Sokcho (Sŏkch'o)속초GAW65,75973,75887,88084,90880,7910
Suncheon (Sunch'ŏn)순천JEN114,177167,162197,400199,711199,9560
Suwon (Suwŏn)수원GYG310,104644,622944,2391,044,1131,071,9130
Taean (T'aean)태안CCN25,68531,37627,41125,59924,6280
Taebaek (T'aebaek)태백GAW132,83389,76754,16455,34452,0440
Tongjin (T’ongjin)통진GYG......17,39121,18025,0950
Tongyeong (T'ong-yŏng)통영GSN......89,51587,76384,0870
Uijeongbu (Ŭijŏngbu)의정부GYG133,070212,273354,322397,694417,4120
Uiwang (Ŭiwang)의왕GYG32,83874,695117,594143,987144,5010
Ulsan울산ULS418,326682,978851,751883,812894,1320
Wabu와부GYG24,57524,92950,16359,94768,0140
Waegwan왜관GSB27,90227,29829,84628,39930,5410
Wonju (Wŏnju)원주GAW136,737162,266209,606225,090251,3920
Yangju양주GYG.........91,769124,0930
Yangpyeong (Yangp'yŏng)양평GYG.........21,49424,5910
Yangsan양산GSN.........149,497171,7500
Yeoju (Yŏju)여주GYG24,11330,84433,56438,04352,1460
Yeongcheon (Yŏngch'ŏn)영천GSB54,11848,80754,70552,52949,2490
Yeongdong (Yŏngdong)영동CCB25,90427,55223,09120,90620,5630
Yeonggwang (Yŏnggwang)영광JEN20,15522,87421,11821,87019,8270
Yeongju (Yŏngju)영주GSB77,82184,34484,26677,86864,7220
Yeongwol (Yŏngwŏl)영월GAW31,21530,64123,94820,08419,4740
Yeonil (Yŏnil)연일GSB...16,71430,80130,23736,2980
Yeosu (Yŏsu)여수JEN......253,462236,742233,3830
Yesan예산CCN40,68240,51138,45634,02935,3200
Yongin (Yong-in)용인GYG.........689,691856,7650