Situated in the Jeonlabug-Do Province, in the East Central part of South Korea, it has the distinction of dating its history to 500 AD. Today it is a modern industrial city and home to numerous factories producing textiles, gems, jewelry, metal, electrical products and machinery. It is also home to many agricultural, fishing, construction and transportation industries.
The surrounding countryside is lush with farms having rice as the prevalent crop. Iksan City is the core of the southwestern part of South Korea. It has abundant cultural assets as an ancient capital of Mahan State and the Baekje Kingdom.
- Visit the official english-language government website of the Iksan City.
- Wikipedia page on Iksan, Korea
Images of Iksan: Credits, Iksan map: Google Maps, General Information: Wikipedia.