Gongju City of Chungnam

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Gongju City of Chungnam
  • Population47,696 households with 131,140 people
  • Size of the land940.58km²
  • Budget260,100 million won
  • Special FeaturesAs an old capital city for ancient Baekje, it is a historic and cultural city with a number of heritage spots and King Muryeong’s tomb.
  • EventsBaekje Cultural festival (October), Goma Ferry Crossing Festival, Gumgang Natural Arts Biennale, Mountain Geryong’s Mountain God Festival
  • Cultural HeritageHeritage sites (2), Museums/Exhibit Spaces (7), Cultural assets/Memorial Keepsakes (15), Temples (8)
  • Local SpecialtiesCeramics, chestnuts, cucumbers, Shitake mushrooms, apples, Geryong 100 days old wine
  • Administrative Organization2 Divisions, 2 Sub-divisions, 2 direct Office, 1 Administrative Office, 16 Departments, 1 Eup, 10 Myeons, and 6 Dongs (953 City Officials)
  • SchoolsElementary (38), Middle Schools (16), High Schools (11), technical Colleges (2), Universities (2), Graduate Schools (7)