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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
iBusan (Pusan)BUSCity부산Busan7683,798,1133,814,3253,662,8843,523,5823,414,95076800
iChungcheongbuk-do (Ch'ungch'ŏngpuk-do) [North Chungcheong]CCBProv충청북Cheongju7,4331,389,6861,396,7281,466,5671,460,4531,512,157743300
iChungcheongnam-do (Ch'ungch'ŏngnam-do) [South Chungcheong]CCNProv충청남Daejeon8,2692,013,9261,766,8541,765,2901,808,6771,946,555826900
iDaegu (Taegu)DAGCity대구Daegu8842,229,0402,449,4202,480,5782,464,5472,446,41888400
iDaejeon (Taejŏn)DAJCity대전Daejeon5401,049,5781,272,1211,368,2071,442,8561,501,85954000
iGangwon-do (Kangwŏn-do)GAWProv강원Chuncheon16,8661,580,4301,466,2381,487,0111,464,5591,471,5131686600
iGwangju (Kwangju)GWACity광주Gwangju5011,139,0031,257,6361,352,7971,417,7161,475,74550100
iGyeonggi-do (Kyŏnggi-do)GYGProv경기Suwon10,1706,155,6327,649,7418,984,13410,415,39911,379,4591017000
iGyeongsangbuk-do (Kyŏngsangpuk-do) [North Gyeongsang]GSBProv경상북Daegu19,0302,860,5952,676,3122,724,9312,607,6412,600,0321903000
iGyeongsangnam-do (Kyŏngsangnam-do) [South Gyeongsang]GSNProv경상남Changwon10,5333,672,3962,878,1932,978,5023,056,3563,160,1541053300
iIncheon (Inch'ŏn)INCCity인천Incheon1,0321,817,9192,308,1882,475,1392,531,2802,662,509103200
iJeju-do (Cheju-do)JEJAProv제주Jeju1,849514,605505,438513,260531,887531,905184900
iJeollabuk-do (Chŏllapuk-do) [North Jeolla]JEBProv전라북Jeonju8,0672,069,9601,902,0441,890,6691,784,0131,777,220806700
iJeollanam-do (Chŏllanam-do) [South Jeolla]JENProv전라남Gwangju12,2522,507,4392,066,8421,996,4561,819,8191,741,4991225200
iSejongSEJACity세종Sejong361Chungcheongnam-doChungcheongnam-do80,03180,81881,44736100
iSeoul (Sŏul)SEOCity서울Seoul60510,612,57710,231,2179,895,2179,820,1719,794,30460500
iUlsanULSCity울산Ulsan1,060Gyeongsangnam-do967,4291,014,4281,049,1771,082,567106000
 South KoreaKORRep Seoul100,22243,410,89944,608,72646,136,10147,278,95148,580,293

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
iAewol애월JEJ25,91022,21723,39823,31422,7720
iAndong안동GSB101,829116,921126,290123,191123,2090
iAngang (An-gang)안강GSB37,77933,13534,92833,01829,1130
iAnjung안중GYG......17,55234,33638,3590
iAnsan안산GYG31,139252,407554,998681,590728,7750
iAnseong (Ansŏng)안성GYG32,13534,81352,09548,03255,2070
iAnyang안양GYG253,477481,240578,845612,423602,1220
iAsan아산CCN47,38066,25378,90988,360108,1110
iBaekseok백석GYG7,9598,06918,38124,78127,7980
iBeomseo (Pŏmsŏ)범서ULS......27,07238,18160,4530
iBongdam (Pongdam)봉담GYG9,65113,83925,20829,74651,1050
iBoryeong (Poryŏng – Taech'ŏn)보령CCN47,15156,89857,91054,06758,3720
iBubal (Pubal)부발GYG11,15924,67334,70636,02339,3220
iBucheon (Puch'ŏn)부천GYG221,397667,896757,832838,801853,0390
iBuksam (Puksam)북삼GSB8,1767,35418,36722,20324,6020
iBusan [Pusan]부산BUS3,156,9313,795,8923,587,5623,450,5513,321,1670
iBuyeo (Puyŏ)부여CCN31,23530,86527,10924,01921,8740
iChangwon (Ch'angwŏn; incl. Masan & Jinhae))창원GSN.........938,333926,2140
iCheonan (Ch'ŏnan)천안CCN120,441211,269285,089373,056428,7890
iCheongju (Ch'ŏngju)청주CCB253,008477,663585,622642,805666,9240
iChuncheon (Ch'unch'ŏn)춘천GAW155,205174,124214,372224,098230,7430
iChungju (Ch'ungju)충주CCB112,944128,358162,262156,353159,0600
iDaegu [Taegu]대구DAG1,603,7812,227,9792,326,1182,313,7922,276,7970
iDaejeon (Taejŏn) [Taejon]대전DAJ651,3581,049,1221,365,9611,442,8561,501,8590
iDangjin (Tangjin)당진CCN23,33627,07729,11130,13047,8910
iDasa (Tasa)다사DAG......29,59630,70854,6950
iDong (Tong)GSN......22,85323,86621,7880
iDongducheon (Tongduchŏn)동두천GYG60,08571,43572,36680,27791,8280
iDonghae (Tonghae)동해GAW104,29189,14296,28093,18390,5740
iEonyang (Ŏnyang)언양ULS8,7489,00023,50722,74523,7980
iGanghwa (Kanghwa)강화INC22,19022,20421,60019,89919,4940
iGangneung (Kangnŭng)강릉GAW116,702147,800165,468172,302173,8820
iGeochang (Koch'ang)거창GSN40,13339,64539,62538,41237,3180
iGeoje (Kŏje)거제GSN......120,035152,381184,0840
iGeumcheon (Kŭmch'ŏn)금천GYG23,81033,12743,41678,55985,9280
iGeumsan (Kŭmsan)금산CCN29,35731,43023,13421,80922,1440
iGeumwang (Kumwang)금왕CCB15,85712,21917,82618,37220,4310
iGijang (Kijang)기장BUS......36,71147,56949,5300
iGimcheon (Kimch'ŏn)김천GSB72,13881,30389,38687,21584,0330
iGimhae (Kimhae)김해GSN69,313106,198247,716287,140296,6900
iGimje (Kimje)김제JEB36,42755,11643,61642,09640,0720
iGimpo (Kimp'o)김포GYG18,18432,32186,288125,934134,4740
iGoa (Koa)고아GSB14,23315,40533,37930,21729,8530
iGochang (Kŏch'ang)고창JEB20,94519,61419,82818,75220,0590
iGongdo (Kongdo)공도GYG12,22411,44119,37039,44651,0700
iGongju (Kongju)공주CCN43,53165,16365,68168,69769,5020
iGoseong (Kosŏng)고성GSN25,42523,85924,03821,16823,4970
iGoyang (Koyang)고양GYG155,581244,921762,598866,846905,0760
iGumi (Kumi)구미GSB105,311206,088264,686317,706340,4270
iGunpo (Kunp'o)군포GYG40,242100,054262,593270,042278,0830
iGunsan (Kunsan)군산JEB165,046218,112219,710209,320225,2500
iGuri (Kuri)구리GYG66,484109,370160,485187,414185,5500
iGwacheon (Kwachŏn)과천GYG...72,32566,59256,71166,7040
iGwangju (Kwangju)광주GYG18,76133,46355,69590,243101,4040
iGwangju [Kwangju]광주GWA727,2591,138,7171,350,9481,417,7161,475,7450
iGwangmyeong (Kwangmyŏng)광명GYG...328,423333,596320,268329,0100
iGwangyang (Kwangyang) [in Jungma-dong]광양JEN......39,31143,82640,7780
iGwangyang (Kwangyang)광양JEN24,31347,49272,47171,20381,8540
iGyeongju (Kyŏngju)경주GSB121,855141,840151,426153,746145,5940
iGyeongsan (Kyŏngsan)경산GSB38,95260,494107,232132,464151,9290
iGyoha (Kyoha)교하GYG......25,06041,313104,9770
iHaenam해남JEN26,06428,33326,99524,73922,2850
iHanam하남GYG...101,321120,149122,337138,8290
iHayang하양GSB23,91124,79034,78632,31932,0660
iHeunghae (Hŭnghae)흥해GSB24,73725,29135,73537,67438,8040
iHongcheon (Hongch'ŏn)홍천GAW29,09431,47030,62434,05833,3000
iHongseong (Hongsŏng)홍성CCN30,94933,54536,27437,85943,9820
iHwado화도GYG14,48020,75055,10263,42681,8140
iHwaseong (Taean)화성GYG21,69933,72242,121124,306284,5820
iHwasun화순JEN22,40523,83942,36842,75939,8680
iHwawon화원DAG......47,67053,99955,2600
iIcheon (Ich'ŏn)이천GYG25,21449,98470,16477,49484,2550
iIksan (Iri)익산JEB145,112203,186244,234242,490237,9960
iIncheon (Inch'ŏn)인천INC1,081,8311,816,3282,392,7452,461,2182,567,7750
iJecheon (Chech'ŏn)제천CCB85,41699,769114,696107,835111,7790
iJeju (Cheju)제주JEJ167,474232,553279,529311,281322,0050
iJeongeup (Chŏngŭp)정읍JEB......72,46469,56769,1530
iJeonju (Chŏnju)전주JEB367,037516,965615,804623,298649,7280
iJiksan (Chiksan)직산CCN......23,95723,26526,2770
iJillyang (Ch'illyang)진량GSB14,97515,30443,23541,67946,3150
iJincheon (Chinchŏn)진천CCB18,43019,14324,73624,69627,3370
iJinjeop (Chinjŏp)진접GYG11,61730,79641,00242,57882,1430
iJinju (Chinju)진주GSN202,674255,658279,524273,827269,5100
iJinyeong (Chinyŏng)진영GSN21,93922,70724,53525,88540,2020
iJochiwon (Choch'iwŏn)조치원SEJ29,74934,22135,85036,80546,7550
iJori (Chori)조리GYG......13,72329,14829,2070
iJumunjin (Chumunjin)주문진GAW32,06231,45424,66720,91317,6980
iMiryang밀양GSN46,68053,05250,76048,68850,6180
iMokcheon목천CCN......19,46927,74131,1730
iMokpo (Mokp'o)목포JEN221,754243,035250,336244,888249,9600
iMulgeum (Mulgŭm)물금GSN11,36115,74030,23527,95943,1220
iMungyeong (Mun'gyŏng)문경GSB17,45516,29449,26641,05841,0730
iMunsan문산GYG29,30230,73824,71724,19836,1930
iNaeseo (Naesŏ)내서GSN......50,64274,23673,1520
iNaesu내수CCB19,73711,64621,65122,83122,2410
iNaju나주JEN31,14955,26639,09436,56935,9690
iNamwon남원JEB57,47063,14655,78852,92748,6240
iNamyangju (Mikum)남양주GYG49,85469,88977,965116,160157,0930
iNongong (Non-gong)논공DAG......26,03425,72723,6310
iNongso농소ULS......46,40144,40360,4530
iNonsan논산CCN33,30240,55242,01645,30545,8840
iOcheon (Och'ŏn)오천GSB23,36830,98439,07440,48247,3160
iOkcheon (Okch'ŏn)옥천CCB30,68530,40130,34129,39128,8460
iOnam오남GYG......30,50342,20752,9710
iOnsan온산ULS17,07412,72722,89422,00923,8120
iOnyang온양ULS......22,03122,78723,8120
iOpo오포GYG.........48,58653,5650
iOsan오산GYG44,82359,475102,287132,532183,8900
iPaengseong (P'aengsŏng)팽성GYG31,02831,29125,50827,04224,8750
iPocheon (P'och'ŏn)포천GYG17,33421,94630,85731,66631,3000
iPohang (P'ohang)포항GSB201,045317,648332,056318,988332,7890
iPyeongtaek (P'yŏngt'aek – Songtan)평택GYG60,81579,124230,265244,761254,0000
iSacheon (Sach'ŏn)사천GSN......58,34052,79148,8390
iSamcheok (Samch'ŏk)삼척GAW48,55240,74140,91039,77040,9690
iSamho삼호JEN10,9099,32317,36421,12625,5010
iSamnye삼례JEB21,26718,05018,66718,36821,7990
iSangju상주GSB48,92751,84856,32953,30151,4860
iSeogwipo (Sŏgwip'o)서귀포JEJ18,18432,32180,73478,13375,1770
iSeonggeo (Sŏnggŏ)성거CCN8,2188,05516,50619,97423,7020
iSeonghwan (Sŏnghwan)성환CCN29,73428,32426,24530,38031,1730
iSeongnam (Sŏngnam)성남GYG376,822540,690912,222931,019949,9640
iSeosan (Sŏsan)서산CCN42,59355,89964,45369,66880,3900
iSeoul (Sŏul)서울SEO8,350,61610,603,2509,853,9729,820,1719,794,3040
iSiheung (Shihŭng)시흥GYG...107,171304,260389,638407,0900
iSoheul (Sohol)소흘GYG10,23714,93028,03538,34543,4010
iSokcho (Sŏkch'o)속초GAW65,75973,75887,88084,90880,7910
iSuncheon (Sunch'ŏn)순천JEN114,177167,162197,400199,711199,9560
iSuwon (Suwŏn)수원GYG310,104644,622944,2391,044,1131,071,9130
iTaean (T'aean)태안CCN25,68531,37627,41125,59924,6280
iTaebaek (T'aebaek)태백GAW132,83389,76754,16455,34452,0440
iTongjin (T’ongjin)통진GYG......17,39121,18025,0950
iTongyeong (T'ong-yŏng)통영GSN......89,51587,76384,0870
iUijeongbu (Ŭijŏngbu)의정부GYG133,070212,273354,322397,694417,4120
iUiwang (Ŭiwang)의왕GYG32,83874,695117,594143,987144,5010
iUlsan울산ULS418,326682,978851,751883,812894,1320
iWabu와부GYG24,57524,92950,16359,94768,0140
iWaegwan왜관GSB27,90227,29829,84628,39930,5410
iWonju (Wŏnju)원주GAW136,737162,266209,606225,090251,3920
iYangju양주GYG.........91,769124,0930
iYangpyeong (Yangp'yŏng)양평GYG.........21,49424,5910
iYangsan양산GSN.........149,497171,7500
iYeoju (Yŏju)여주GYG24,11330,84433,56438,04352,1460
iYeongcheon (Yŏngch'ŏn)영천GSB54,11848,80754,70552,52949,2490
iYeongdong (Yŏngdong)영동CCB25,90427,55223,09120,90620,5630
iYeonggwang (Yŏnggwang)영광JEN20,15522,87421,11821,87019,8270
iYeongju (Yŏngju)영주GSB77,82184,34484,26677,86864,7220
iYeongwol (Yŏngwŏl)영월GAW31,21530,64123,94820,08419,4740
iYeonil (Yŏnil)연일GSB...16,71430,80130,23736,2980
iYeosu (Yŏsu)여수JEN......253,462236,742233,3830
iYesan예산CCN40,68240,51138,45634,02935,3200
iYongin (Yong-in)용인GYG.........689,691856,7650