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Hello, I am Kim Han-Geun, mayor of Gangneung

Welcome and thank you for visiting the official website of Gangneung city.

We are proud of beautiful nature, abundant cultural resources, and optimal investment conditions.

We have a thousand years of history and culture, high-tech industries, and the reputation for a supreme tourist city in the whole country. Gangneung is the land of new hope, trying to be the heart of Northeast Asian economy as well as the center of Korea. Gangneung will be the first class local government in the 21st century, on the basis of the accumulated potentiality and advanced creativity. I hope you will keep beautiful memories in Gangneung and your dreams will come true.

Thank you.

Mayor of GangneungKim Han-Geun

Kim Han-Geun

Date of Birth

August 22, 1963

Main Career
  • Steering Committee of the National Assembly Legislation investigator of the Culture & Tourism Committee, National Assembly
  • National Defense Committee of the National Assembly Chief of administration of the Steering and Education Committee of the National Assembly
  • Dispatch worker in Ministry of Culture (Art Institute) in the People’s Republic of China
  • Ministerial counselor in the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in China
  • Director General of the Parliamentary Support Center of the National Assembly
  • Head of planning group for the opening of the 19th National Assembly Chief of Central Situation Room
  • Specialist of the Culture, Sports, and Tourism Committee of the National Assembly
  • Specialist of the Science, ICT, and Future Korea Communications Commission
  • Deputy Director of the Economic Legislation in Legislative Counseling Office, National Assembly
  • Director General of Proceedings Bureau, National Assembly
  • Diplomat of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in China (Minister Counselor)
  • Head of the legislative Counseling Office, National Assembly (Assistant Secretary)
  • Professor of the Training Affairs Bureau of National Assembly of South Korea
  • Visiting Prof. of the Department of Administration in Gangneung-Wonju National University