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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 and 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 (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 . Three elementary schools, two middle, and two high schools are located in the area of Tongjin.

CONTENTS

* 1 Modern history * 2 Statistics * 3 Sister cities * 4 See also * 5 External links

MODERN HISTORY

In 1914, Yangcheon county and Gimpo
Gimpo
county were merged. Yangcheon county was separated into