Yeosu is located in the middle of south sea of Korean peninsula.Toward the east, the city is bordered with Namhae in Gyeongsangnam-do Province and toward the west bordered with Goheung Jeollanam-do Province, toward the south with Jeju Island, and toward the north with Suncheon-si.
Mountain ranges and hills are stretched out smoothly toward the south with relatively few plains. Around Gamak Bay and Yeoja Bay, the archipelago spreads in the shape of a butterfly.
The Sobaek mountain range that spills over from the mainland toward Yeosu creates an inviting backdrop for the city and the peninsula upon which it is located. The city itself boasts a long and undulating coastline and numerous islands, which provide tourists with countless attractions. The city is 512.08㎢ in Land Area.
Status by Land Category
지목별현황 정보를 제공하며 계, 임야, 전, 답, 대지, 공자용지, 기타 항목으로 구성된 표
Islands & Coastline
- Number of islands : 365 ( 5 connected to lands, 48 Inhabited, 317 Uninhabited)
- Coastline : 1005.82km
Yeosu is a complex urban agricultural city which unified three cities of Yeosu-si, Yeocheon-si, and Yeocheon Gun on April 1, 1998. The administrative district consists of 1 eup, 6 myeons, 20 dongs, 479 tongs, and 212 ri's.
The population of Yeosu-si is 281,977 in 128,169 households. (Male:144,724/
Yeosu-si shows small diurnal range of maritime climate as it is located at the
southeast coastline of Jeollanam do. The annual average temperature is 15.7℃ and the annual precipitation is 1,571.2 mm.
Climate Status of Recent 30 Years(1991~2021)
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최근30년간 기후현황 정보를 제공하며 기온(연평균, 8월평균, 1월평균), 강수량(연평균, 7월평균, 12월평균), 연평균풍속, 연평균 일조시간 항목으로 구성된 표
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