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Goyang
Goyang
(Goyang-si; Korean pronunciation: [ko.jaŋ]) is a city in Gyeonggi-do
Gyeonggi-do
in the north of South Korea. It is part of the Seoul Capital Area, making Goyang
Goyang
one of 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
Ilsan
New Town, a planned city surrounding the Ilsandong-gu
Ilsandong-gu
and Ilsanseo-gu
Ilsanseo-gu
districts of Goyang. It also includes Deogyang-gu
Deogyang-gu
which is closer to Seoul. 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. The Challengers League
Challengers League
football team Goyang Citizen FC
Goyang Citizen FC
and the Korean Basketball League team Goyang Orion Orions
Goyang Orion Orions
are also based in the city.

Contents

1 Notable places 2 Regular festivals 3 Transport

3.1 Public transport

3.1.1 Bike sharing 3.1.2 Railroads 3.1.3 Buses

4 Notable people from Goyang 5 Sister cities 6 Administrative districts 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

Notable places[edit] Historic remains

Bukhansanseong
Bukhansanseong
Fortress Heungguksa Temple Seosamneung and Seooreung Royal Tombs, UNESCO World Heritage Sites Haengju seowon (Confucial Academy) Ilsan
Ilsan
Bamgasi Choga (Straw-roofed House)

Exhibitions

Goyang
Goyang
Aram Nuri Arts Center Goyang
Goyang
Oulim Nuri Arts Center KINTEX Aerospace Museum Baedari Korean Traditional Wine Museum Theme Zoo Park "Zoo Zoo" Cultural Center and Museum of Latin America Nongshim Theme Park Hyundai Motor Studio Goyang

Entertainment and shopping

MBC Dream Center SBS Broadcasting Center Western Dorm Lafesta Lotte Department Store Hyundai Department Store New-Core Outlet Hwajeong Station Starfield Goyang

Leisure

Bukhan Mountain Jeongbal Mountain Go Bong Mountain Lake Park Goyang
Goyang
Sports Complex

Regular festivals[edit]

Haengjusanseong Fortress Sun Rise Festival

On New Year's Day each year, a splendid festival is thrown at Haengju Sanseong to welcome the New Year's Day sunrise. Time: 5:00-9:00 AM on New Year's Day each year Place: The top of the mountain where Haengju Sanseong sits.

The Great Battle of Haengju Festival

The event is held to commemorate an important victory in Korean history (14 March) at Haengju Sanseong. Elementary school kids and their parents from the neighborhood can watch memorial services for patriotic martyrs of the nation and learn about the history of Haengju Sanseong. Time: 10 AM on 14 March each year Place: Chungjang Shrine at Haengju Sanseoeng

Goyang
Goyang
International Flower Festival

Floricultural industry sprang up in the early 1970s fostering flower culture in Korea. Goyang
Goyang
became one of the most famous cities for its floricultural industry and its flower show grew into a horticultural event representing Korea and a venue for trading among participants at home and from abroad. -Time: early April each year -Place: Areas surrounding Ilsan
Ilsan
Lake Park

Goyang
Goyang
Lake Art Festival

The event is free-style arts festival held at various locations around the Lake Park. Imagination and wits of artists getting out of the constraints imposed by stages fill the streets with vigor and romantic mood. Various performing arts including jazz, mime, dance, drama and installation arts decking out the venue with colorful decorations to add glamour, passionate performance by famous theatrical companies from around the world and fancy fireworks all let the cheerful spectators enjoy the excitement thrown by the festival. Time: October each year Place: locations around the Lake Park Transport[edit] Public transport[edit] Bike sharing[edit] Goyang
Goyang
is served by a bike sharing system called Fifteen (KR:피프틴) which stands at around 3,000. Railroads[edit] Subway

Line 3: Jichuk~Daehwa Gyeongui-Jungang Line : Hwajeon~Tanhyeon

Commuter Rail

Gyeongui Line: Hwajeon~Tanhyeon (Neunggok for DMZ Train)

High Speed Railways

Gyeongbu, Honam, Jeolla, Gyeongjeon and Donghae : Haengsin Station

Buses[edit] Bus stops on Goyang
Goyang
Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

Daehwa Station Ilsanseo-gu
Ilsanseo-gu
office, Paik Hospital Ilsandong-gu
Ilsandong-gu
office Daegok Station Haengsin dong Deogeun dong

Types of buses

Yellow bus : connects nearby Green and Blue bus : connects cities

and districts.

Red Bus : express one, goes a wide area. M bus : more express one, goes a wide area, but not included in G bus and Seoul
Seoul
bus

Bus Terminals

Hwajeong terminal : located in Deogyang-gu Goyang
Goyang
terminal : located in Ilsandong-gu

Notable people from Goyang[edit]

Do Kyung-soo – singer Empress Gi – empress of the Yuan dynasty Eunhyuk
Eunhyuk
– singer Heo Young-ji – singer Lim Jae-beom – singer Jang Mi-ran
Jang Mi-ran
– weightlifter Junsu
Junsu
– singer Kang Min-hyuk
Kang Min-hyuk
– musician Kim Dasom
Kim Dasom
– singer Kim Hyun-joo – actress Kim Nam-joon
Kim Nam-joon
– singer Kwon Yu-ri
Kwon Yu-ri
– singer Lee Junho – singer Lee Jung-shin
Lee Jung-shin
– musician Lee Sungmin – singer Song Ji-hyo
Song Ji-hyo
– actress Yoon Doo-joon
Yoon Doo-joon
– singer Yuju – singer Park Ye-eun
Park Ye-eun
– singer Kim Nam-joon
Kim Nam-joon
– rapper

Sister cities[edit] Foreign:

Maui, Hawaii, United States[1] Heerhugowaard, Netherlands Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China San Bernardino, California, United States[2] Atibaia, São Paulo, Brazil

Domestic:

Uljin
Uljin
County, North Gyeongsang

Administrative districts[edit]

Ilsanseo-gu
Ilsanseo-gu
(Westside of Ilsan) Ilsandong-gu
Ilsandong-gu
(Eastside of Ilsan) Deogyang-gu

See also[edit]

List of cities in South Korea Geography of South Korea Seoul
Seoul
National Capital Area Goyang
Goyang
Geumjeong Cave Massacre

References[edit]

^ http://www.mauicounty.gov/DocumentView.aspx?DID=19115 ^ "국외 자매결연도시". Goyang
Goyang
City. Retrieved 7 September 2011. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Goyang.

Goyang
Goyang
travel guide from Wikivoyage The Official Website of Goyang
Goyang
City (in English) The Official Website of Goyang
Goyang
City Council (in English)

v t e

Gyeonggi Province

Suwon
Suwon
(capital)

Specific cities

Ansan

Danwon Sangnok

Anyang

Dongan Manan

Bucheon

(no district subdivisions)

Goyang

Deogyang Ilsandong Ilsanseo

Hwaseong

(no district subdivisions)

Namyangju

(no district subdivisions)

Seongnam

Bundang Jungwon Sujeong

Suwon

Gwonseon Jangan Paldal Yeongtong

Yongin

Cheoin Giheung Suji

Cities

Anseong Dongducheon Gimpo Gunpo Guri Gwacheon Gwangju Gwangmyeong Hanam Icheon Osan Paju Pocheon Pyeongtaek Siheung Uijeongbu Uiwang Yangju Yeoju

Counties

Gapyeong Yangpyeong Yeoncheon

v t e

Cities in South Korea

Special
Special
city

Seoul

Metropolitan city

Busan Daegu Daejeon Gwangju Incheon Ulsan

Metropolitan autonomous city

Sejong

Provincial capital

Andong ChangwonB CheongjuB Chuncheon HongseongC JeonjuB JejuD MuanC SuwonB

Specific city

Ansan Anyang BucheonE Cheonan GimhaeE Goyang HwaseongE NamyangjuE Pohang Seongnam Yongin

Municipal city

Anseong Asan Boryeong Chungju Dangjin Dongducheon Donghae Gangneung Geoje Gimcheon Gimje Gimpo Gongju Gumi Gunpo Guri Gunsan Gwacheon Gwangju Gwangmyeong Gwangyang Gyeongju Gyeongsan Gyeryong Hanam Icheon Iksan Jecheon Jeongeup Jinju Miryang Mokpo Mungyeong Namwon Naju Nonsan Osan Paju Pocheon Pyeongtaek Sacheon Samcheok Sangju Seosan Siheung Sokcho Suncheon Taebaek Tongyeong Uijeongbu Uiwang Wonju Yangju Yangsan Yeoju Yeongcheon Yeongju Yeosu

Administrative city

Seogwipo

Note: A also a provincial capital; B also designated as a special-status city; C a county, not a city; D also designated as an administrative city; and E does not have gus

Coordinates: 37°39′N 126°48′E / 37.650°N 126.800°E

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