Ulsan

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Ulsan

울산

蔚山
Ulsan Metropolitan City
  transcription(s)
 • Hangul울산광역시
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationUlsan Gwangyeoksi
 • McCune-ReischauerUlsan Kwangyŏksi
Montage of Ulsan
Montage of Ulsan
Map of South Korea with Ulsan highlighted
Map of South Korea with Ulsan highlighted
Coordinates: 35°32′18″N 129°18′41″E / 35.53833°N 129.31139°E / 35.53833; 129.31139Coordinates: 35°32′18″N 129°18′41″E / 35.53833°N 129.31139°E / 35.53833; 129.31139
Country South Korea
RegionYeongnam
Districts5
Government
 • MayorKim Gi-Hyeon (김기현)
Area
 • Total1,060.19 km2 (409.34 sq mi)
Population
(2016)
 • Total1,172,925
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
FlowerRose
TreeBamboo
BirdEgret
Websitehttp://www.ulsan.go.kr/english/index

Ulsan is a metropolitan city in the southeast of South Korea. Big companies like Hyundai Heavy Industries, Hyundai Hysco, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Hyundai Motor Company, SK Innovation, S-Oil, etc. are located in Ulsan. Motors, shipbuilding and petrochemical industries are developed here. It has the largest area among the metropolitan cities but has the lowest population. In Ulsan there is a Whale Festival every year to celebrate whales.