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SUYEONG SUYEONG HISTORY

The period of the Three Hans ~ The period of the Joseon Dynasty

The period of the Three Hans
This area belonged to Jin Han
The period of the Three States
This area belonged to Geochilsan-gun of Silla
The period of Unified Silla
This area belonged to Dongrae-gun (The name was changed during the reign of King Gyeongdeok)
he period of Goryeo Kingdom
This area belonged to Dongrae-hyeon (It temporarily belonged to Ulju during the reign of King Hyeonjong)
The period of Joseon Dynasty
This area belonged to Namchon-myeon in Dongraebu (It was elevated to Dongraebu during the reign of King Myeongjong)

Prior to the 1950s

1914
Belonged to Dongrae-gun
Apr. 1, 1936
Busanjin Branch Office (Busan-bu Administrative District Expansion)
Oct. 1, 1942
Busanjin Branch Office (Busan-bu Administrative District Expansion)
Aug. 15, 1949
Abolished bu-system and renamed as Busan-si

1950s ~ 1980s

Sept. 10, 1953
Installed Daeyeon Branch Office of Busan-si
Jan. 1, 1957
Introduced gu-system and reorganized into Daeyeon Branch Office in Busanjin-gu (6 dongs) and Suyeong Branch Office in Dongrae-gu (3 dongs)
Jan. 1, 1963
Elevated to Busan-si (Under the direct control of the central government) (6 gus & 7 branch offices) /Oct. 1, 1975 Elevated to Nam-gu
Oct. 1, 1975
Elevated to Nam-gu
May 1, 1988
Introduced self-governing gu system (11 self-governing-gu)

1990s

Jan. 1, 1995
Renamed as Busan Metropolitan City (15 gus and 1 gun)
Mar. 1, 1995
Suyeong-gu was spun off from Nam-gu (Suyeong-gu Office was inaugurated) and the first democratically elected (government-appointed) mayor was inaugurated. Opened the first 1 Suyeong-gu Council
Jun. 27, 1995
Held the first local election
Jul. 1, 1995
The first democratically elected mayor was inaugurated
Jul. 7, 1995
Opened the 2nd Suyeong-gu Council
Jun. 4, 1998
Held the 2nd local election
Jul. 1, 1998
The 2nd democratically elected mayor assumed office
Jul. 7, 1998
Opened the 3rd Suyeong-gu Council
Apr. 22, 1999
Held a by-election for Gwangan 2-dong Council Member

2000s

Jun. 8, 2000
Held a by election for Council Members of Mangmi 1-dong and Mangmi 2-dong
Jun. 9, 2000
The 3rd democratically elected mayor assumed office
Jun. 13, 2002
Held the third local election
Jul. 1, 2002
The 4th democratically elected mayor assumed office
Jul. 8, 2002
Opened the 4th Suyeong-gu Council
Jun. 5, 2004
Held a by-election for Gwangan 3-dong Council Member
May 31, 2006
Held the 4th local election
Jul. 1, 2006
The 5th democratically elected mayor assumed office
Jul. 10, 2006
Opened the 5th Suyeong-gu Council

2010s

Jun. 2, 2010
Held the 5th local election
Jul. 1, 2010
The 6th democratically elected mayor assumed office and the 6th Suyeong-gu Council opened
Jun. 4, 2014
Held the 6th local election
Jul. 1, 2014
The 7th democratically elected mayor assumed office and the 7th Suyeong-gu Council opened
Mar. 1, 2015
Celebrated 20th anniversary of Suyeong-gu Office
Jun. 13, 2018
Held the 7th local election
Jul. 1, 2018
The 8th democratically elected mayor was inaugurated and the 8th Suyeong-gu Council opened