- Donghae City
— Municipal City — Korean transcription(s) - Hangul 동해시 - Hanja 東海市 - Revised Romanization Donghae-si - McCune-Reischauer Tonghae-si Coordinates: Country South Korea Region Gwandong Administrative divisions 10 dong Area - Total 180.01 km2 (69.5 sq mi) Population (2001) - Total 103,115 - Density 572/km2 (1,481.5/sq mi) - Dialect Gangwon
Donghae is a city in Gangwon Province, South Korea. There are two major ports: Donghae Harbor and Mukho Harbor. The city is located on the Yeongdong Line railroad and the Donghae Expressway. Numerous caverns are found in the city, as in neighboring Samcheok. Donghae University is located here.
Donghae City is located in the central region of the east coast of Korea in Gangwon-do. Jeongseon county to the west and Gangneung city to the north. It contains the northern terminus of the Donghae Expressway, and the No.37 national way passes through the city.
The city is mostly mountainous and has natural resources such as Mureung Valley and beautiful beaches. Here, the high Taebaek Mountains lie along the eastern coast, preventing rivers from meeting the coast. However, in the rainy season, spontaneous water flow is possible.
- Tree : Gingko Tree
- Flower : Red Prumusumume
- Bird : Seagull
City Region Country Year Gimje Jeollabuk-do South Korea April 27, 1999 Dobong-gu Sudogwon South Korea October 7, 1999 Tsuruga Fukui Japan April 13, 1981 Nakhodka Primorsky Krai Russia November 10, 1991 Tumen Jilin China April 28, 1995 Federal Way Washington United States April 1, 2000 Saint John New Brunswick Canada May 30, 2008
Free Industry zone
Donghae area and its neighborhood got a position of free industry zone. From this, Gangwon province and Donghae city has overtaken team for investment. 
Gangwon province and its subcities have tried to appeal attracting lots of firms. Its effect is not that impressive, yet.
A cruise ferry line connecting Russia, South Korea and Japan is scheduled to open in the summer of 2008. The points of each nation to be linked together are Donghae, Sakaiminato, Tottori and Vladivostok.
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(not included above)Andong · Anseong · Asan · Boryeong · Chungju · Dongducheon · Donghae · Gangneung · Geoje · Gimcheon · Gimhae · Gimje · Gimpo · Gongju · Gumi · Gunpo · Guri · Gunsan · Gwacheon · Gwangju · Gwangmyeong · Gwangyang · Gyeongju · Gyeongsan · Gyeryong · Hanam · Hwaseong · Icheon · Iksan · Jecheon · Jeongeup · Jinju · Miryang · Mungyeong · Namwon · Namyangju · Naju · Nonsan · Osan · Paju · Pocheon · Pyeongtaek · Sacheon · Samcheok · Sangju · Seogwipo · Seosan · Siheung · Sokcho · Suncheon · Taebaek · Tongyeong · Uijeongbu · Uiwang · Wonju · Yangju · Yangsan · Yeongcheon · Yeongju · Yeosu
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