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Full nameChangwon
Native name창원
Native name langKorean
Settlement typeMunicipal City
CountrySouth Korea
MayorWansu Park
Council ChairmanIsu-Kim
Total Area287 sq mi (743.48 km2)
Total Population1081499 (Jul, 2010)
Density (pop.)1469.67/km2 (3806.4/sq mi)
Other information
Time zoneUTC+09:00 (UTC)

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Changwon is a city in and the capital of Gyeongsangnam-do in South Korea. Changwon city is 8th most populous city in South Korea, with a 2010 established population of 1,089,039. It encompasses a land area of 743 km2 on southeastern of South Korea. The population of Southeastern part of Korea, that include the city of Busan, is more than 6,478,000. Changwon is known as a heavy industrial city. Changwon only covers 7% of the total South Gyeongsangnam-do province's surface but takes 33.6% of population, to 2.1821 trillion won budget that gyeongnamdo accounted for 38.5 percent of total.

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