Key Activities

Land Survey

Monitoring national territorial indicator and management of geographical names

Management of Geographical Names

Legislating new geographical names continuously through Committee of Geographical Names and modifying geographical names in North Korean and Japanese styles

No. of notified geographical names: Approx. 150,000

Notifying geographical names from National Geographic Information Institute through deliberation of Regional Committee of Geographical Names after final decision made by National Committee of Geographical Names

Issuing and distributing Origins and History of Geographical Names to improve cultural and economic values as well as arrange historical process of changing geographical names

Managing notification of geographical names by the operation of Geographic Names Management system and supporting work convenience of person in charge of geographical names at local government office by sharing materials of geographical name standardization and modification