General Information

Mokpo is located by the mouth of the Yeongsangang River in the southwestern part of Jeollanam-do. The eastern and southern regions face Yeongsanho Lake and Yeongam-gun. The western part sits adjacent to Shinan-gun made up of various island areas and the northern part neighbors Muan-gun.

Mokpo, lying at the southern part of the Muan Peninsula, is surrounded by Ibamsan Mountain (121m) in the east, Yudalsan Mountain (228m) in the west, and Yangeulsan Hill (156m), Daebaksan Hill (156m), and Jijeokbong Peak (189m) in the north. The south faces the mouth of the Yeongsangang River. The surrounding 13 islands boast a picturesque scenery and play a role of a natural breakwater, thus innately being a good harbor.

To the southwest of the city are Yudalsan Mountain where strange rocks and cliffs surround it like a wall, and Nojeokbong Peak which was disguised as a pile of military provisions during the Japanese Invasion of Korea in 1592. Along with the Yeongsangang River and Samhakdo Island, they form beautiful views that arouse the poetic inspiration of people. The tideland by the mouth of the Yeongsangang River is used for farmland, residential area, and factory site. There are also six inhabited islands and five uninhabited islands.

  • Area : 51.58㎢
  • Population : 241,213 persons (4,677 persons per ㎢ population density)
  • Location : 34°44′-34°49′ north latitude, 126°17′-126°26′ east longitude
  • Industrial Complex : 2 (Sapjin Industrial Complex: 212,000㎡, Sanjeong Agro-Industrial Complex 530,000㎡)
  • House Supply Ratio : 95.5% (96,371 houses)
  • Water Supply Ratio : 99.8%(Daily water supply: 83,649㎥, Water supply per capita: 348ℓ)
  • Sewerage Supply Ratio : 98.01%
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Population Household Move-in Move-out
  • Population: 241,213 persons/㎢
  • Population density: 4,677 persons
  • Household: 100,172 households
  • Per household: 2 persons
  • Move-in: 37,683 persons
  • 1 day: 103 persons
  • Move-out: 38,965 persons
  • 1 day: 107 persons
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Marriage Divorce Births Deaths
  • Marriage: 1,285 cases
  • 1 day: 3 cases
  • Divorce: 590 cases
  • 1 day: 1 case
  • Births: 1,930persons
  • 1 day: 5 persons
  • Deaths: 1,486 persons
  • 1 day: 4 persons
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Doctors Medical facilities Local tax Students
  • Doctors: 453 persons
  • Per capita: 532 persons
  • Medical facilities: 273 places
  • Per place: 883 persons
  • Tax burden: KRW 163,785 million
  • Per household: KRW 1,635,000
  • No. of students: 56,510 persons
  • Per household: 2 persons
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Civil officials Teachers Water Supply Houses
  • Civil officials: 1,142 persons
  • Per capita: 211 citizens
  • Public education officials: 3,284 persons
  • Per capita: 17 students
  • One day per capita: 348L
  • No. of houses: 96,371 houses
  • Per household: 0.9 houses
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Vehicles Fire Car accidents Crime
  • Registered vehicles: 93,500 vehicles
  • Per household: 0.9 vehicles
  • Fire occurrence: 179 cases
  • 1 day: 0.5 cases
  • Accident occurrence: 1,403 cases
  • 1 day: 4 cases
  • Crime occurrence: 13,314 cases
  • 1 day: 36 cases