Jeju-C (also Cheju-C or Jejudo , 제주도, pronounce Tchédjou-C ) is a province and a subtropical island Korea.
The Jeju island is located at 85 km of the Korean peninsula, and it is the only subtropic of the country. The Volcano Hallasan, highest of South Korea, rises with: 1960 meters. The eruption of the volcano of Hallasan, now extinct, is at the origin of the formation of the island.
EconomyIn the province, one cultivates the tangerines, pineapples and oranges, on the one hand, and colza, the millet and the vegetables, other, the stony ground not tolerating the culture of the Riz.
The province of Jeju is an important tourist destination. If the Westerners do not know it yet, the Japanese and the tributary Chinese mass some on this island. The island is often used as destination for the honeymoons.
Its chief town is Jeju - if. The symbol of the island are the harubang , characters massive hones some, 3 meters tops, wearing a round hat.
Jeju is also famous for its “Three abundances”: winds, stones and women. Previously, the majority of the women of the island were devoted to underwater fishing, without mask nor combination. These plunger, that one calls Haenyo, " girls of the mer" , are in the process of disappearance, the new generation preferring to work in fields less testing and more lucrative than its elder.
PolicyKim Tae-hwan is the governor of the province since June 2004.
County of Bukjeju (“County of Jeju of North”; 북제주군; 北濟州郡)
- County of Namjeju (“County of Jeju of the South”; 남제주군; 南濟州郡)
Internet site of the province
- Photographs and tourist interest of Jeju-C
- the newspaper of the province
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