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  • Overview
  • Area: 1,847 km2 (1.8% of the whole country)
  • Population: 554,000 (1.1% of national population)
  • Average temperature: August - 26 ~ 27 °C, January - 5 ~ 6 °C (15 °C of annual average temperature)
  • Gross Provincial Product: 5,374.1 billion won (0.9% of GDP)
  • Industrial structure: primary industry - 17.7%, secondary industry - 3.6%, tertiary industry - 78.7%
  • Geographical Features
  • Long. 126 08' E ~ 126 58'E
  • Lat. 33 06' N ~ 34 00' N

  • The geographical features that Jeju is located at the central point of the Northeast Asia and at the point connecting the continent and the sea makes Jeju the optimal place for the summit diplomacy since 1990's. As a result, Jeju has been highlighted as a central point playing an important diplomatic role for the peace and prosperity of the Northeast Asia. Jeju is a strategic point connecting the continent (Russia and China) and the sea (Japan and the Southeast Asia) and shows the greatest landscape. Jeju has become the world-famous tourism and recreation place. Jeju is the world-famous resort island.

  • Jeju has a mild subtropical climate with less annual range and is famous for beautiful landscape in harmony with mountains and sea and many tourist attractions. Many world-famous guests have visited Jeju.

  • Since World Cup games were held here in 2002, Jeju has become the world-leading event place. In addition, with designation as the international free city, human resources, material resources, and various cultures can be freely exchanged in Jeju. With unique geographical feature of being located at the central point of the Northeast Asia, beautiful natural environments, many tourist attractions, and well-established infrastructures, Jeju will be the central point of the Asia-Pacific region in the 21st century.

  • Tour in Jeju
  • 1. Youngduam Rock
  • Youngduam Rock is an unusual lava formation that lies on the coast just west of Jeju City. The basalt dragon head with its open mouth is one of Jeju-do's popular tourist sites.




  • 2. Mt. Hallasan
  • Long-extinct volcanos, towers over the island and below it are fertile fields, forest, quaint villages and fine hotels near white sandy beaches. The 5.16 and 1100 Roads pass over the lower slopes of Mt. Hallasan. The snow-covered peak of the extinct volcano poking through brooding clouds is visible from nearly every point on the island. The mountain soars to 1,950 meters above sea level, making it the nation's highest.




  • 3. Sangumburi
  • Seongeup Folk Village has been designated as a Folklore Preservation Zone. Here you can meet the friendly island people who still live behind stone courtyard walls in thatched-roof lava-wall homes.




  • 4. Seongeup Folk Village
  • Seongeup Folk Village has been designated as a Folklore Preservation Zone. Here you can meet the friendly island people who still live behind stone courtyard walls in thatched-roof lava-wall homes.




  • 5. Manjanggul Cave
  • Manjanggul Cave is situated on the northeast coast. At 13.4km, it is the longest lava tube in the world.




  • 6. Seongsanpo
  • Seongsanpo, which means Fotress Mountain Port, is a small village on the island's eastern tip. The name describes the unusual volcanic cone which dominates the area. This cone, known as Seongsan Ilchulbong or Sunrise Peak , is one of 360 parasitic volcanoes that dot the island. Scaling up a steep slope, winds a trail that takes you to the western edge of the crater. A climb up this narrow trail rewards the climber with a most spectacular view. At sunrise, the scene is unbelievably beautiful.




  • 7. Yeomiji Botanical Garden
  • Yeomiji Botanical Garden is located at the Jungmun Resort. A truly gigantic greenhouse, where some 2,000 varieties of rare plants and more than 1,700 kinds of flowering plants are exhibited. It features a large plantation of aquatic plants, tropical fruit trees, cactus and other delightful specialties.




  • 8. Cheojeyeon Falls
  • Cheonjeyeon Falls is the "Pond of Heaven's Emperor." Legend has it those seven nymphs who were handmaids of the Emperor of Heaven descended in the middle of the night to bathe in the pool. There is an arched bridge above the pond named Seoningyo with the figures of seven maidens sculpted on it.




  • 9. Hyeopjae Beach and Hyeopjaegul Cave
  • Hyeopjae Beach and Hyeopjaegul Cave are well-known tourist sites on the outskirts of Hallim. The cave contains awesome light colored stalactites and stalagmites, formed as winds blew calcium0rich sand over the ground and rain water carried the calcium down into the black lava cave.




  • 10. The Bunjae Artpia
  • The Bunjae Artpia is only park in Korea specializing in potted plant cultivation and garden plants and it is the largest of its kind in the world. Aside from small potted plants, the park contains more than 1,000 specimens and displays over 700 of them daily. Chinese Chairman Jiang Zemin visited here in November 1995.