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Public Transportation in Korea
South Korea has world class public transportation options with modern subways, high speed trains and buses that arrive on time.
South Korea Overview
South Korea is an amazing place to live for a year! There's a reason why thousands of westerners choose to work in Korea every year.
When to Apply
There are two major hiring sessions throughout the year. Coordinating your application date with the primary hiring periods is recommended.
Benefits You Can Expect
Teaching in Korea comes with lots of perks. Free airfare and a furnished rent free apartment are just some of the great things you can expect.
Gyeonggi-Do South Korea
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.
Official Gyeonggi Do Website
Major Cities in Gyeonggi Province
-Part of the Seoul National Capital area – Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 4
-80km South of Seoul – Recognized for its large number of secondary education institutions
Part 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
-Self proclaimed cultural center for Metropolitan Seoul – Famous for the Bucheon International Film Festival (PIFAN)
-Strategically important area for the Korean and American forces, located just North of Seoul
-Borders Incheon city, located on the South Korean side of the Han River estuary – North Korea can be seen from a distance
1, 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
Part of the Seoul National Capital area. Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 1
-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
-Just SouthEast of Seoul, often confused with the much larger Gwangju Metropolitan City
-Part of the Seoul National Capital area – Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway Line 7 – Relatively new city
-Officially became a city in 1989 – Famous for its forested areas and environment planning
-Recognized for having the largest area of farmland within the province – Offers a relatively large city center.
-Renowned for its numerous historical and cultural areas and its beautiful natural scenery
-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
-Famous for its tourist attractions in and around Sanjeong Lake – Recognized for its beautiful natural scenery
-Coastal city with large ports set up to accommodate the Korean Naval Base – Large number of American troops stationed here
1, 025, 000
-Very large modern city – Home to an abundance of skyscrapers – Connected to Seoul via Seoul Metro Subway via the Bundang Line
-Historical area in the past, very new city in the modern day – The population of the city has quadrupled in the past 3 decades
1, 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.
-Located North of Seoul – Has a growing downtown district and is known for its Korean and American military bases
-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