Joining Year: 2008
North Jeolla Province or Jeollabuk-do Province, also known as Jeonbuk, is a province of South Korea.
North Jeolla has a population of 1,869,711 and has a geographic area of 8,067 km² located in the Honam region in the southwest of the Korean Peninsula.
In the 1960s the Honam highway (which has been upgraded to the Honam Expressway) was built.
This created an industrial belt, connecting the cities of Iri (now called Iksan) and Gunsan (a port city) with the provincial capital of Jeonju.
East And North East Asia