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 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Remote S.Korea garlic island plants German hamlet
Namhae, famous for its garlic, is faced with a declining economy as well as a falling population.
Namhae is also looking for pockets of the South Korean diaspora who left the country in the 1960s and 70s – and perhaps married locals along the way – to make a U-turn and retire on its shores.
It is the top-ranked county in South Korea for having the largest percentage of its population being 65 or older.
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 Namhae - Galbijim
To the east is the city of Tongyeong, to the west are the cities of Gwangyang and Yeosu, to the west is the city of Sacheon and the county of Hadong, and to the south is the sea.
The county of Namhae is located on the fourth-largest island in the country, and it is made up of 68 islands.
However, Namhae has witnessed an aging and decreasing population, having had a population of 137,914 in 1964.
wiki.galbijim.com /Namhae   (344 words)

 Namhae County, Kyongsangnam-do (South Korea)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It is not certain how long ago people inhabited the island of Namhae.
It provides Namhae was a good living place for humans based on the fact that were discovered near the military base; the natural environment; mild climate; rich soil; abundant seafood; and which was very close to the mainland.
Finally, the temporary offices of Sangju and Mijo were erected into Sangju-myeon and Mijo-myeon, and that today's Namhae is organized with total 9 Myeons and 1 Eup.
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 Namhae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Namhae County (Namhae-gun) is a county in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea.
Namhae county covers an area of 357 km², covering the main islands of Namhae and Changseon, the smaller islands of Jodo, Hodo and Nodo, and 65 other uninhabited islets.
Namhae county also features several peaks; Mangun (786m), Geum (681m), and Won (627m), all of which are located on Namhae island.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Namhae_County   (128 words)

 Welcome to the Namhae County!
Namhae county prepare for the 21st century with new agriculture that aims at world market, preserves nature and develops tourist industry.
Namhae county that is surrounded by the sea in every sides is famous for the best place for raising marine animals because of abundant marine resources.
Namhae county is making the best marine products industry together with fishers who work hard, related agencies that offer capital and technology and all inhabitants who defend the sea.
english.namhae.go.kr /namhae/overview/lndustry.asp   (1452 words)

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 Open Directory - Regional:Asia:South Korea:Gyeongnam   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Hadong County lies in the southwestern corner of Gyeongnam, touching the Korea Strait (South Sea) on the south and Jeonnam province on the west.
It borders the counties of Hamyang, Sancheong and Namhae, and the cities of Jinju and Sacheon.
Haman County adjoins the cities of Masan, Jinju and Changwon, and the counties of Changnyeong and Uiryeong.
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 donga.com [english donga]
The Daejeon Tongyeong Expressway is the shortcut to Namhae from the Seoul metropolitan area.
This arch-form suspension bridge, which developed Namhae from an island to part of the land, was still beautiful, and the sea underneath had white foam due to the strong water flow.
Yiraksa, with Asan Hyeonchungsa and Namhae Chungryeolsa, is one of the three shrines which have been built for the general.
english.donga.com /srv/service.php3?bicode=130000&biid=2005042958218   (860 words)

 KBS WORLD Radio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This is Namhae where the calm sea is spread like a lake and small islands are dotted here and there like jewels in the ocean.
Although the whole landscape is a natural beauty, there's a particular place in the area that is designated as a special scenic spot.
In Namhae County, the coastal line is indented with rough and rocky mountains.
rki.kbs.co.kr /english/town/town_tour_detail.htm?No=630   (153 words)

 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
Having built a "German Village" for Koreans returning from exile, Namhae County in South Gyeongsang Province is setting up an "American Village" to remind returning Korean-Americans of their home away from home.
The land is to be allotted to Korean-Americans who adopt Korean citizenship and register as residents of Namhae County at reasonable prices.
Namhae County earlier created a 92,000 sq.m German Village to resettle Koreans who went to Germany during the 1960s and 1970s as miners and nurses.
english.chosun.com /w21data/html/news/200508/200508250021.html   (232 words)

 Welcome to the Namhae County!
Namhae is warm southern Korean island with clear sky, clean sea, green mountains and natural green grass playing fields in each of the four seasons.
Namhae citizen's warm greeting to tyo who love soccer and World Cup.
Namhae is famous for its unpulluted nature, so most our area is included in 'Halryohaesang' national park.
english.namhae.go.kr /namhae/sports/invitation.asp   (253 words)

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Kang is part of a 21-person cabinet full of comparatively young unknowns, including four women, whose appointment within days of Roh's inauguration on February 25 came as a shock to a political system still steeped in strict hierarchies and chauvinism.
Kim Doo Gwan, 43, a former head of Namhae county in South Gyeongsang province was a surprise choice as home affairs minister.
Kim is the youngest cabinet minister and the first to rise from the ranks of local government--a long-neglected backwater in South Korean politics, in which most leaders rise from positions in national politics.
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 The Seoul Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The authorities here, in Namhae County, took the invitation a step further by carving this village from a mountain facing the sea.
Ha Young Je, the head of Namhae County whose predecessor conceived of German Village, said some of the house builders still lived in Germany and rented out their homes.
Still, Namhae County - where the population is fast decreasing and aging - is planning to build an American village for Korean-American retirees.
theseoultimes.com /ST/db/read.php?idx=2246   (1085 words)

 Hadong - Galbijim
To the east are the cities of Jinju and Sacheon, to the north are the counties of Sancheong and Hamyang as well as the city of Namwon in Jeollabuk-do, and to the south is the county of Namhae.
Mountains in the county include those such as Hyeongjebong (형제봉, 兄弟峰:1,115m), and there is a plateau at a continuous altitude of over 1,000 metres.
In spite of the mountainous region Hadong is still close to the sea, and the limate is moderate.
wiki.galbijim.com /Hadong?printable=yes   (223 words)

 reveries - cool news of the day
Gang, along with other promoters of rural Korean tourism, is simply trying to create a "C.I." or "company identity" for his county.
"You look behind the times if you don't use it at least three times in a presentation," says Park Hyung Jae, a Namhae County spokesperson.
Park looked it up and "concluded that it meant 'regional, agricultural, environmentally friendly, pollution-free, primitive, natural, pure'." In other words, "bikinis." Meanwhile, over in Seocheon County, it meant "a dog-eating festival for lovers of the meat, which is considered a delicacy in Korea." That didn't work, either: "...
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 Yeosu - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
In 1897, Yeosu was renamed Yeosu-myeon and included in the new county of Yeosu-gun.
In 1914, Yeosu-gun merged with Dolsan-gun, further increasing its territory.
In the harbour there is a full-size model of one of Admiral Yi's turtle ships, iron-clad vessels which were used to defeat the Japanese navy.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Yeosu   (367 words)

 KoreaTimes : Impeachment Triggers Proxy War in Namhae   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
A constituency in South Kyongsang Province is currently witnessing a proxy war between the forces of the impeached President Roh Moo-hyun and the majority opposition Grand National Party (GNP).
In the meantime, Kim says he is the only person to represent the region properly, considering his career, which began as the chief of the Namhae County Office, becoming the home minister in March of last year at the behest of President Roh.
Even though the two candidates are brandishing public welfare pledges to buy votes, the prospective voters in their constituency will likely see the election as a proxy war between the president and the majority opposition party.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/nation/200404/kt2004040517542811950.htm   (406 words)

 German Living in a Corner of South Korea | Current Affairs | Deutsche Welle | 09.08.2005
The place, called simply "German Village," is three years old and the improbable brainchild of the authorities in Namhae County, a rural area of South Korea which has watched its population drain away due to migration to urban areas and declining birthrates.
The county decided to offer cheap land and housing subsidies to any Korean who had lived in Germany for at least two decades.
There were takers, since in the 1960s and 70s, South Korea, poor and overpopulated at the time, sent thousands of its citizens to Germany to work as nurses or miners.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,,1673603,00.html   (514 words)

 HOME > Bulletin Board > What's new   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
"Changseon-Samcheonpo Grand Bridge" of Sacheon and Namhae in Gyeongnam was awarded a grand prize in "100 Beautiful Roads in Korea", which was managed by Ministry of Construction & Transportation and sponsored by Korea Road & Transportation Association.
Since 14 works submitted by individuals, cities and counties in Gyeongsangnam-do won prizes, the Ministry of Construction & Transportation determined to honor it and to install copperplates at each site for dynamic promotion of provincial administration.
It determined to install copperplates on the both starting and terminating areas and signposts on the places where taking pictures of works or many tourists prefer to make them as the roads to walk for four-season them tourism.
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 Wednesday, October 31, 2001
All 11 aboard were killed that night of Aug. 7, 1945, when the bomber struck Mangwoon Mountain on Namhae island, off Korea’s southern coast.
The crash shook the island, and shook 31-year-old Kim Duk Hyung from sleep.
When American forces arrived on Namhae, Kim gave them the dead crew’s dog tags and helped them recover the bodies.
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In Seocheon County, directly north of here, "Amenity Seocheon" is the motto used to advertise the region's unspoiled wilderness.
The county also proposed a dog-eating festival for lovers of the meat, which is considered a delicacy in Korea.
Byeonsan County, too, drew opposition from a women's group after announcing its bikini discount, Gang said.
courses.wcupa.edu /rbove/eco343/050Compecon/Korea/050824bikinis.txt   (917 words)

 Want some sauerkraut with that kimchi? at The Marmot’s Hole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
GERMAN VILLAGE, South Korea In one of the southernmost points of the Korean Peninsula, hours away from the nearest city, a couple of dozen houses with sloping, red-tiled roofs and large white walls dot the side of a hill here.
The authorities here in Namhae County took the invitation a step further by carving this village out of a mountain facing the sea.
Interestingly enough, Namhae is also planning to build an “American village” in the county as well, mostly for Korean-American retirees.
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 Organized by
The towns of Dosan and Gwangdo in the north adjoin the mainland while Geoje City and the sea border the eastern side.
The west of the city faces Namhae County and the sea as the south looks out to the open sea.
More people were also attracted to travel by land as the national road between Tongyeong and Masan was expanded to four lanes in the early 1990s.
www.knics.re.kr /isofic/tong.htm   (772 words)

 donga.com [english donga]
And there are expected to be more senior citizens than children under 14 years of age by 2017.
A closer look at the listed counties reveals that Namhae County of Gyeongnam came in on top with a senior population ratio of 25.8 percent, followed by Uiryeong County (25.7 percent), Uiseong County of Gyeongbuk (25.2 percent), Gunwi County (25.0 percent), Goheung of Jeonnam (24.9 percent), and Gokseong County (24.6 percent).
Jeonnam was classified as the only aging region among cities and provinces nationwide, with a 14.9 percent senior population ratio.
english.donga.com /srv/service.php3?bicode=040000&biid=2005100754468   (277 words)

 KOREA POST   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Bridge is 30m wide and 1.47km long, of which the cable-stayed section of the bridge extends 300m.
The Bridge is 31.41m wide and 7.31km long, of which the cable-stayed section of the bridge is 990m.
This Bridge was constructed using as its inspiration the Joseon naval forces and the womenfolks performing ¡°Ganggangsulle¡± during the Japanese invasion of Korea.
www.koreapost.go.kr /eng/postal/stampplan/2006/2006eng_16.jsp   (448 words)

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 Korea Travel: Chungyeolsa (Shrine) (Gyeongsang (South) Province)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In 1832, 234 years after Adm. Yi's death, a monument in honor of the fallen naval hero was erected with the inscription written by scholar Hong Seok-ju of the Homgmun Academy.
After Korea's liberation from Japan (1945), 7,000 inhabitants of Namhae county voluntarily contributed money and created a garden and a pilgrimage road leading to the monument.
One of the plaques contributed by President Park Chung Hee reads Yiraksa ("the shrine where Yi fell").
www.lifeinkorea.com /cgi-bin/travel2.cfm?TravelID=327   (407 words)

 Gyeongsangnam-do - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is located in the national park around Jirisan (1,915 m) on the border with Jeollabuk-do.
Gyeongsangnam-do is divided into 10 cities ("Si" or "Shi") and 10 counties ("Gun").
The names below are given in English, Hangul, and Hanja.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gyeongsangnam-do   (366 words)

 The Korea Times : Fair Features Regional Culture Varieties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The event, aimed at promoting unique culture and characteristics of the country’s local autonomous regions, will be held Sept. 21-24 at the Korea International Exhibition Center (KINTEX) in Koyang, Kyonggi Province.
The fair features a variety of cultural tastes from local counties and cities across the country, including Mokpo, South Cholla Province, and Chungju, North Chungchong Province.
Regions will also offer food-tasting events, which will include citron wine and wild green tea sampling parties from Namhae county and Hadong county, South Kyungsang Province.
times.hankooki.com /lpage/biz/200609/kt2006092209464311880.htm   (341 words)

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