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Namhaedo or Namhae Island is the principal island of Namhae County, on the southern coast of South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It is the fifth largest island in South Korea. Together with Changseon Island, it forms Namhae County.

Namhaedo
Hangul
남해도
Hanja
南海島
Revised RomanizationNamhaedo
McCune–ReischauerNamhaedo
Namhaedo
Native name:
남해도
Namhaedo is located in South Korea
Namhaedo
Namhaedo
Geography
LocationKorea Strait
Coordinates34°47′N 127°55′E / 34.783°N 127.917°E / 34.783; 127.917
Area300 km2 (120 sq mi)
Highest elevation786 m (2,579 ft)
Highest pointMangun
Administration
South Korea
ProvinceSouth Gyeongsang
Largest settlementNamhae
Demographics
Ethnic groupsKorean

Namhaedo Island is the location of Yi Sun-sin's death on the 16th of December, 1598[1]

It is joined to land by Namhae Bridge.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ha (1979). p. 237. Missing or empty |title= (help)

Coordinates: 34°47′N 127°55′E / 34.783°N 127.917°E / 34.783; 127.917