Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Dokdo City to be built on Ulleung-do
North Gyeongsang Province announced on April 6 that it will build a “Dokdo City” that will feature history, facts, and information about Dokdo at Buk-myeon, Ulleung-do, by 2016.
Dokdo, also known as the Liancourt Rocks, is a group of small islets in the East Sea, located about 87.4 kilometers to the southeast of Ulleung-do.
Various facilities and museums will be created in Dokdo City to promote the island, including the An Yong-bok Memorial Hall, Ocean Youth Center, Volunteer Guards Memorial Hall, Ecology Museum and Ecological Experience Hall.