Mountain alpine farmland
Over 90% of the area is forestland and it has over 20 high peaks over 800m above sea level.
400-1,708m above sea level (37.2% of arable land)
Scenic space: possesses beautiful natural tourism resources
Seoraksan National Park : 226㎢ (60%) of 373㎢
Soyangho Lake : 10.5㎢ (15%) of 69.5㎢
Mountains, rivers, valleys : Nation’s cleanest regions such as Jeombongsan, Bangtaesan, Daeamsan, Naerincheon, Inbukcheon, and Misan Valley
Private, military and government cooperation areas in terms of security, regional and economics
Recovered contact area: Military Demarcation Line 12.7km
Area that National Route 44 and Seoul-Yangyang Expressway pass to connect to the East Coast
Area with many vacationers for summer trips, autumn travels, leisure and camping
Limited regional development due to excessive development restriction areas
Natural environment preservation zone, National Park protection zone, Military facility protection area, Baekdu Mountain Range Protection Act, etc.