Geoje

Geoje
거제시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationGeoje-si
 • McCune-ReischauerKŏje-shi
Official logo of Geoje
Emblem of Geoje
Nickname(s): Blue City Geoje
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country South Korea
RegionYeongnam
Administrative divisions9 myeon, 10 dong
Government
 • MayorMin Ho Gwon 권민호
Area
 • Total402.3 km2 (155.3 sq mi)
Population (2013.12)
 • Total243,736
 • Density547/km2 (1,420/sq mi)
 • DialectGyeongsang
WebsiteGeoje City Website

Geoje (Korean pronunciation: [kʌ.dʑe̞]) is a city located in South Gyeongsang province, just off the coast of the port city of Busan, South Korea. Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (former Daewoo Shipyard) in Okpo and Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) in Gohyeon are both located on Geoje Island. The city also offers a wide range of tourist sights. The city is made up of a number of islands, of which by far the largest is Geoje Island. There are multipledong in the city: Jangpyeongdong, Okpo-dong and Gohyeon.

Etymology

Geoje is Korean for "great rescue", from the syllables "geo" (Hangul; Hanja) meaning great, and "je" (Hangul; Hanja) meaning rescue.

Other Languages
العربية: جيوجي
Bân-lâm-gú: Geoje Chhī
čeština: Kodže
Deutsch: Geoje
español: Geoje
فارسی: گئوجه
français: Geoje
한국어: 거제시
Bahasa Indonesia: Geoje
Interlingue: Geoje
italiano: Geoje
Basa Jawa: Geoje
lumbaart: Geoje
magyar: Kodzse
Nederlands: Geoje
日本語: 巨済市
norsk: Geoje
polski: Geoje
русский: Кодже
Simple English: Geoje
ślůnski: Geoje
svenska: Geoje
Tagalog: Geoje
Türkçe: Geoje
اردو: گیوجے
Tiếng Việt: Geoje
Winaray: Geoje
中文: 巨濟市