Title : Hometown Special: Gyeongnam 
( /Hangul)
Stamp Serial#
2253 
KPC#
C-1731 
MICHEL#
2280 
StanGib#
2631 
Scott#
2096b 
Date of Issue
08/01/2002 
Quantity
900,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
Haegeumgang Island-Gyeongnam 
Designer
Roh, Jung-hwa 
Image Area
40mm x 30mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
4 x 4 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, five colors 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
Special stamps featuring the traditional culture and traits of local regions will be issued in commemoration of the PHILAKOREA 2002 World Stamp Exhibition scheduled to be held in Seoul from August 2 to August 11, 2002. These stamps, representing the tangible and intangible cultural themes of 16 local regions in Korea, are designed to promote international relations of local cities as well as the nation's interest in the stamp exhibition.

Hometown Special - Gyeongnam
Haegeumgang earned its name as it was considered the Mt. Geumgang of the southern coast. This rocky island fronting the village of Galgotni in Geoje city is famed for its rock formations and the spectacular sunrises. It falls under the jurisdiction of Hallyeo Haesang National Maritime Park.