Gyeonggi Province

Gyeonggi-Do South Korea

 

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Gyeonggi Do is made up of close to 11 million people and foreigners account for about 160, 000 of this total. Symbols of the city include the White Dove which symbolizes world peace and unity within Korea, and the Gingko tree which symbolizes long life with great prosperity.

 
 

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City Symbol Population Brief Description
Ansanansansymbol687, 000-Part of the Seoul National Capital area – Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 4
Anseonganseonglogo149, 000-80km South of Seoul – Recognized for its large number of secondary education institutions
Anyanganyanglogo619, 000Part of the Seoul National Capital area – Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 1 and Line 4 – Recognized for its beautiful mountains and scenery
Bucheonbucheonlogo850, 000-Self proclaimed cultural center for Metropolitan Seoul – Famous for the Bucheon International Film Festival (PIFAN)
Dongducheondongducheonlogo77, 000-Strategically important area for the Korean and American forces, located just North of Seoul
Gimpogimpologo220, 000-Borders Incheon city, located on the South Korean side of the Han River estuary – North Korea can be seen from a distance
Goyanggoyanglogo1, 074, 000-Large city and part of the Seoul National Capital area – Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 3 – Famous for Bukhan Mountain Fortress – Abundance of tourist areas
Gunpogunpologo313, 000Part of the Seoul National Capital area. Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 1
Gurigurilogo212, 000-Directly East of Seoul, the center of the Capital Metropolitan Area – Famous for its ancient tombs and is home to the Baekje-era Mountain Fortress
Gwangjugwangjucitysymbol186, 000-Just SouthEast of Seoul, often confused with the much larger Gwangju Metropolitan City
Gwangmyeonggwangmyeongsymbol342, 000-Part of the Seoul National Capital area – Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 7 – Relatively new city
Hanamhanamsymbol154, 000-Officially became a city in 1989 – Famous for its forested areas and environment planning
Hwaseonghwaseongsymbol287, 000-Recognized for having the largest area of farmland within the province – Offers a relatively large city center.
Namyangjunamyangjusymbol450, 000-Renowned for its numerous historical and cultural areas and its beautiful natural scenery
Osanosansymbol125, 000-Famous for having one of the largest and oldest markets in South Korea, Osan Market. Osan Market is a great place to shop for unusual items
Pocheonpocheonsymbol160, 000-Famous for its tourist attractions in and around Sanjeong Lake – Recognized for its beautiful natural scenery
Pyeongtaekpyeongtaeksymbol380, 000-Coastal city with large ports set up to accommodate the Korean Naval Base – Large number of American troops stationed here
Seongnamseongnamsymbol1, 025, 000-Very large modern city – Home to an abundance of skyscrapers – Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway via the Bundang Line
Siheungsiheungsymbol443, 000-Historical area in the past, very new city in the modern day – The population of the city has quadrupled in the past 3 decades
Suwonsiheungsymbol1, 107, 000-Largest city in the province – Known for its high number of foreigners – Very modern city – Suwon Subway connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 1 -Many cultural areas and annual festivals.
Uijeongbusuwonsymbol420, 000-Located North of Seoul – Has a growing downtown district and is known for its Korean and American military bases
Yonginuijeongbusymbol655, 000-Famous home to Everland, Korea’s largest amusement park – Located between the Seoul Metro Subway system, Bundang Suwon and Seoul – Home to several post-secondary institutions