Yimsil-gun is a region of filial piety that produced countless patriots who rose to prominence in many national crises, including leaders of the 1919 Independence Movement of Korea. This region of great potential features a superb natural landscape, kind-hearted residents and a thriving traditional culture with great style and taste.
Located 29km from Jeonju, the seat of the provincial government of Jeollabuk-do, it borders Jinan-gun and Jangsu-gun to the north, Namwon to the southeast, Sunchang-gun to the south, Jeongeup to the west, with the Seomjin River running between the two cities, and Wanju-gun to the northwest
Area : 596㎢
Population : 4,000
Agricultural products - rice, wheat, pepper, grape, pear, cucumber, and tomato Specialty products - Woodenware, stoneware, hanji (traditional Korean paper), aralia, oyster mushroom, rose, herb medicine, shiitake mushroom, hemp cloth, cordyceps, and chestnut
Saseondae Tourist Spot, Mt. Hoemun, Mt. Seongsu, Okjeong Lake and Unam Bridge, and egret of Yimsil-eup
Sochung-saseon Cultural Festival (October- Four Fairies Contest, National Nongak Contest, and Song Festival)