Ulsan

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Ulsan
울산
蔚山
Ulsan Metropolitan City
  transcription(s)
 • Hangul울산광역시
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationUlsan Gwangyeoksi
 • McCune-ReischauerUlsan Kwangyŏksi
Flag 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
 • MayorSong cheol-Ho (송철호)
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 such as Hyundai Heavy Industries, Hyundai Hysco, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Hyundai Motor Company, SK Innovation and S-Oil. are in Ulsan. Making motors, shipbuilding and petrochemical companies are the main industries in Ulsan. It has the largest area of Korean metropolitan cities but it has the lowest population. In Ulsan, there is a Whale Festival every year to celebrate whales.