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History of Wando

Period of Three States

Period of Three States

  • Subordinated into Segeumhyun of Bekje
Unified Silla

Unified Silla

  • Created Chunghaejin during the 3rd year of King Heungduk (year 828)
  • Demolition of Chunghaejin in 851
Goryo

Goryo

  • Admiral Songjing entered into the island during Sambyulcho revolution war in Wonjong 12th Year (1271)
  • Residents admitted in 1st year of King Gongmin (1352)
Chosun

Chosun

  • Created Garipojin in Jung Jong 17th year (1522)
  • In Gojong 33rd year (1896), according to Korea Empire law #13, 75 inhabited islands and 135 uninhabited islands have been combined and thereafter called today’s Wando-gun
Since government system

Since government system

  • Aril, 1949 – 1 eup 8 myun
  • December, 1980 – 3 eup 6 myun 4 branches
  • April 1986 – 3 eup 8 myun 3 branches
  • April 1989 – 3 eup 9 myun 2 branches
  • Wando-eup, Geumil-eup, Nohwa-eup, Shinji-myun, Gogeum-myun, Yaksan-myun, Chungsan-myun, Soan-myun, Geumdang-myun, Bogil-myun, Saengil-myun, Bodo branch, Nubdo branch