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homeAbout JindoGeneral status

General status

  • [Jindodaegyo Bridge, Jindo Tower]
  • [Sebang Sunset Point]
  • [Miracle Sea Road]
  • [Jindo Dog]

General information

  • Location: Jindo is located in the southwestern corner of South Korea; the County is 56 km from Mokpo, 132km from Gwangju, and 452km from Seoul
  • Climate: Warm, with annual average temperature of 13℃
  • Area: 440.13㎢ (Administrative Districts: 1 eup (town), 6 myeon (township), 2 chuljangso (local offices), 242 maeul (village), 713 ban)
    • 128.7㎢ (29.2%) agricultural land, 253.09㎢ (57.5%) forest, 7.41㎢ (1.7%) building site, 50.93㎢ (11.6%) others
  • Population: 15,911 households, 32,078 persons (man 15,701, woman 16,377)
  • Number of Islands: 254 (45 Inhabited islands, 209 Uninhabited islands), Coastline: 602.95㎞ (10% of Jeollanam-do Province)
  • Cultural Heritage
    • Tangible Cultural Heritage: 28 types (11 State-designated Heritage, 17 Province-designated Heritage)
    • Intangible Cultural Heritage: 11 types (5 State-designated Heritage, 6 Province-designated Heritage)
    • Folk Cultural Heritage: 25 types (23 Tangible Heritage, 2 Intangible Heritage)
      ※ Three Treasures of Jindo: Jindo Dog, Goji Berries, Dolmiyeok (brown seaweed)
      ※ Three Entertainments of Jindo: Jindo Minyo (Folk Song of Jindo Area), Traditional Calligraphy and Painting, Hongju (Korea Traditional Liquor)

County Organization

County Organization
Body Department Section In Charge Council Direct Institution Business Bureau Eup Myeon
28 1 12 121 1 2 5 1 6
Total Number Total Main Hall Council Direct Institution Business Bureau Eup Myeon
537 260 10 84 55 23 105
  • Provincial Council Members: 8 persons (1 representing Province (Do) and 7 representing County (Gun))