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Gimpo
GIMPO (Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea . It borders Incheon
Incheon
, with which it shares the South Korean side of the Han River estuary, as well as Seoul
Seoul
and the lesser cities of Paju
Paju
and Goyang
Goyang
. North Korea
North Korea
is across the Han River. The current mayor is Young-Rok,Yoo. The city's population of more than 300,000 is made up of more than 71,000 households. Gimpo Airport
Gimpo Airport
(formerly Kimpo International Airport) used to be located inside the city, but is now part of Seoul
Seoul
. Tertiary educational institutions located in the city include Kimpo College and Joong-ang Seungga University . There are 27 elementary schools, 12 middle schools, and 8 high schools, including Gimpo
Gimpo
Foreign Language High School
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Gimpo (other)
GIMPO is a city in South Korea. It may also refer to: * Gimpo
Gimpo
Airport in Seoul, South Korea * An alias for Alan Goodrick , associate of the band THE KLF This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title GIMPO. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gimpo_(other) additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc
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Cities Of South Korea
A CITY is a municipal administrative unit in South Korea
South Korea
. Cities are ranked on the same level as county and autonomous district . Like other contemporary administrative units, they are defined by the Local Autonomy Law. CONTENTS * 1 City status * 2 Classifications for large municipal cities * 2.1 Specific city * 2.2 Cities with more than 400,000 * 2.3 Administrative city * 3 See also * 4 References CITY STATUSUnder South Korean laws sets the following condition for a municipality to be designated as a city: population of a county must generally be 150,000 or greater or passage of a special legislative bill by the National Assembly such as Gyeryong . CLASSIFICATIONS FOR LARGE MUNICIPAL CITIESThe national government can designate cities of at least 500,000 inhabitants to have the status of special status city
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South Korea
Coordinates : 36°N 128°E / 36°N 128°E / 36; 128 Republic
Republic
of Korea 대한민국 大韓民國 _DAEHAN MINGUK_ _ Flag Emblem MOTTO: "홍익인간 (弘益人間) " (Korean ) (de facto _) "Benefit broadly in the human world/Devotion to the Welfare of Humanity" ANTHEM: Aegukga "애국가 (愛國歌)" (Korean ) (_de facto _) "Patriotic Song" GOVERNMENT EMBLEM 대한민국정부 상징문양 (Korean) Government Emblem of South Korea
Korea
Area controlled by the Republic
Republic
of Korea
Korea
shown in dark green; claimed but uncontrolled regions shown in light green
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Regions Of Korea
Korea
Korea
has traditionally been divided into a number of unofficial REGIONS that reflect historical, geographical, and dialect boundaries within the peninsula . Many of the names in the list below overlap or are obsolete today, with Honam , Yeongdong , Yeongnam , and the modern term Sudogwon being the only ones in wide use. The names of Korea's traditional Eight Provinces are often also used as regional monikers. LIST OF REGIONS RR MC KOREAN HANJA DIVISIONS TODAY Haeseo Haesŏ 해서 海西 N. Hwanghae and S. Hwanghae North Korea
Korea
Gwanseo Kwansŏ 관서 關西 Pyongyang
Pyongyang
, Nampo
Nampo
, N. Pyongan , S
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Seoul National Capital Area
South Korea
South Korea
------------------------- MAJOR CITIES Seoul
Seoul
Special
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Administrative Divisions Of South Korea
South Korea
South Korea
is made up of 17 first-tier administrative divisions: 6 metropolitan cities (_gwangyeoksi_ 광역시/廣域市), 1 special city (_teukbyeolsi_ 특별시/特別市), 1 special self-governing city (_teukbyeol-jachisi_ 특별자치시/特別自治市), and 9 provinces (_do_ 도/道), including one special self-governing province (_teukbyeol jachido_ 특별자치도/特別自治道). These are further subdivided into a variety of smaller entities, including cities (_si_ 시/市), counties (_gun_ 군/郡), districts (_gu_ 구/區), towns (_eup_ 읍/邑), townships (_myeon_ 면/面), neighborhoods (_dong_ 동/洞) and villages (_ri_ 리/里)
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Seoul Dialect
The GYEONGGI DIALECT (경기 방언) or SEOUL DIALECT (서울 사투리/서울말) of the Korean language
Korean language
is the prestige dialect of the language and the basis of the standardized form used in both Korean nation states: South and North . It spoken throughout Korean Peninsula and in the Korean diaspora, but it is mainly concentrated in the Seoul National Capital Area
Seoul National Capital Area
, the most densely populated part of South Korea, which includes the cities of Seoul
Seoul
and Incheon
Incheon
, as well as the whole Gyeonggi Province
Gyeonggi Province
. It is also spoken in the city of Kaesong
Kaesong
and the counties of Kaepung and Changpung in North Korea
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Gyeonggi-do
GYEONGGI-DO ( Hangul
Hangul
: 경기도, Korean pronunciation: ) is the most populous province in South Korea
South Korea
. Its name, Gyeonggi means "the area surrounding capital". Thus Gyeonggi-do can be translated as "province surrounding Seoul". The provincial capital is Suwon . Seoul
Seoul
—South Korea's largest city and national capital—is in the heart of the province but has been separately administered as a provincial-level special city since 1946. Incheon
Incheon
—South Korea's third largest city—is on the coast of the province and has been similarly administered as a provincial-level metropolitan city since 1981. The three jurisdictions are collectively referred to as Sudogwon and cover 11,730 km2, with a combined population of 25.5 million—amounting to over half of the entire population of South Korea
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Incheon
18 BC as Michuhol 1995 AD as Incheon Metropolitan City SUBDIVISIONS List * 8 DISTRICTS ("GU") * Bupyeong-gu (부평구; 富平區) * Gyeyang-gu (계양구; 桂陽區) * Jung-gu (중구; 中區) * Nam-gu (남구; 南區) * Namdong-gu (남동구; 南洞區) * Seo-gu (서구; 西區) * Yeonsu-gu (연수구; 延壽區) * * 2 COUNTIES ("GUN") * Ganghwa-gun (강화군; 江華郡) * Ongjin-gun (옹진군; 甕津郡) GOVERNMENT • TYPE Metropolitan City • MAYOR Yoo jung-bok • COUNCIL CHAIRMAN Ryu Su-yong AREA • TOTAL 1,029.43 km2 (397.47 sq mi) POPULATION (JANUARY 2017) • TOTAL 3,002,645 • DENSITY 2,900/km2 (7,600/sq mi) TIME ZONE Korea Standard Time (
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Han River (Korea)
The HAN RIVER or HANGANG (Korean pronunciation: ) is a major river in South Korea
South Korea
and the fourth longest river on the Korean peninsula after the Amnok (Yalu), Tuman (Tumen), and Nakdong rivers. The river begins as two smaller rivers in the eastern mountains of the Korean peninsula, which then converge near Seoul
Seoul
, the capital of the country. The Han River and its surrounding area have played an important role in Korean history. The Three Kingdoms of Korea strove to take control of this land, where the river was used as a trade route to China (via the Yellow Sea). However, the river is no longer actively used for navigation, because its estuary is located at the borders of the two Koreas , barred for entrance by any civilian. The river serves as a water source for over 12 million Koreans
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Seoul
SEOUL (/soʊl/ ; 서울; Korean: ( listen )), officially the SEOUL SPECIAL CITY – is the capital and largest metropolis of the Republic of Korea
Korea
(commonly known as South Korea). Seoul
Seoul
is the world's 16th largest city , and forms the heart of the Seoul Capital Area , which includes the surrounding Incheon
Incheon
metropolis and Gyeonggi province. The Seoul Capital Area houses about half of the country's population of 51.44 million people with 678,102 international residents. Situated on the Han River , Seoul's history stretches back more than two thousand years when it was founded in 18 BCE by Baekje
Baekje
, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea . It continued as the capital of Korea under the Joseon Dynasty
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Paju
PAJU (Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in Gyeonggi
Gyeonggi
Province, South Korea . Paju
Paju
was made a city in 1997; it had previously been a county (gun). The city area is 672.78km2, and it is located just south of Panmunjeom
Panmunjeom
on the 38th parallel . In 2015, the population of Paju
Paju
has increased to 427,668. To defend the South Korean capital, Seoul
Seoul
, many U.S. and South Korean army bases are set up in the city. In 2002, the northernmost South Korean railway station, Dorasan, was opened. North Korean territory and Kaesong
Kaesong
City can be seen from Mount Dora in the city
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Goyang
GOYANG (_Goyang-si_; Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in Gyeonggi-do in the north of South Korea
South Korea
. It is part of the Seoul Capital Area , making Goyang
Goyang
one of Seoul
Seoul
's satellite cities . It is one of the largest cities in the Seoul
Seoul
Capital Area, with a population of just over 1 million. The city is the site of the Ilsan New Town , a planned city surrounding the Ilsandong-gu and Ilsanseo-gu districts of Goyang. Several institutions of higher learning are located in Goyang. These include Agricultural Cooperative College , Korea Aerospace University , and Transnational Law and Business University . In sports, the city is home to the Asia League Ice Hockey
Asia League Ice Hockey
team High1
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North Korea
Coordinates : 40°00′N 127°00′E / 40.000°N 127.000°E / 40.000; 127.000 Democratic People's Republic of Korea 조선민주주의인민공화국 朝鮮民主主義人民共和國 _CHOSŏN MINJUJUŭI INMIN KONGHWAGUK_ _ Flag Emblem MOTTO: Chosŏn\'gŭl : 강성대국; MR : Kangsŏng Daeguk_ " Powerful and Prosperous Nation " ANTHEM: * " Aegukka " * Korean : 애국가, _The Patriotic Song_ Area controlled by the Democratic People's
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Gimpo Airport
GIMPO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Korean : 김포국제공항 ), commonly known as GIMPO AIRPORT (IATA : GMP, ICAO : RKSS) (formerly and originally KIMPO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT), is located in the far western end of Seoul
Seoul
, some 15 km (9 mi) west of the Central District of Seoul. Gimpo
Gimpo
was the main international airport for Seoul
Seoul
and South Korea before being replaced by Incheon International Airport
Incheon International Airport
in 2001. In 2015, 23,163,778 passengers used the airport, making it the third largest airport in Korea , as it has been surpassed by Jeju International Airport . International Terminal at Gimpo
Gimpo
Airport, Seoul, South Korea
South Korea
The airport is located south of the Han River in western Seoul
Seoul

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