Andong City, Kyeongbuk

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Andong City, Kyeongbuk
  • Population62,994 households and 171,387 people as of 2005
  • Size of the land1,520.4km²
  • Budget366,400 million won
  • Special FeaturesLoyalty, origin of Confucian culture (Dosan Seowon), city that is newly forming the identity of the Korean culture and consciousness of the ancient scholars
  • EventsAndong International Mask Dance Festival (October 1)
  • Local SpecialtiesAndong Soju, Hahwe Mask, apples, Korean beef, peppers (nation’s no. 1 producer with 40% of the nation’s distribution), Andong dried fish, Andong salted mackerel, and more
  • Administrative Organization3 divisions 20 Departments 2 Direct Offices 11 Branch Offices, Assembly Office 1 Eup 13 Myeons 10 Dongs (1,268 city officials)
  • SchoolsElementary (31), Middle Schools (14), High Schools (13), Technical Colleges (3), Graduate Schools (3), Special Education (2), Juvenile Training School (1 with 130 students)