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Seongnam
Seongnam
(Korean pronunciation: [sʌŋ.nam]) is the second largest city in South Korea's Gyeonggi Province
Gyeonggi Province
after Suwon
Suwon
and the 10th largest city in the country. Its population is approximately one million. Seongnam
Seongnam
is a satellite city of Seoul. It is largely a residential city located immediately southeast of Seoul
Seoul
and belongs to the Seoul
Seoul
National Capital Area. Seongnam, the first planned city in Korea's history, was conceived during the era of President Park Chung-Hee
Park Chung-Hee
for the purpose of industrializing the nation by concentrating electronic, textile, and petrochemical facilities there during the 1970s and 1980s. The city featured a network of roads, to Seoul
Seoul
and other major cities, from the early 1970s on. Today, Seongnam
Seongnam
has merged with the metropolitan network of Seoul. Bundang, one of the districts in Seongnam, was developed in the 1990s. To accelerate the dispersion of Seoul's population to its suburbs and relieve the congested Seoul
Seoul
metropolitan area, the Korean government has provided stimulus packages to large public corporations and private companies to be headquartered in the Bundang
Bundang
district. Bundang-gu
Bundang-gu
is now home to prominent companies such as KT (formerly Korea Telecom), Korea Gas Corporation, KEPCO, and Korea Land Corporation. In recent years, a movement to have Seongnam
Seongnam
designated a metropolitan city capable of governing itself has arisen. In August 2009, the city of Seongnam
Seongnam
decided to merge with the city of Hanam, also in Gyeonggi-do. The city is also home to K League
K League
football club Seongnam
Seongnam
FC.

Contents

1 Statistics 2 Administrative districts 3 Economy 4 Sports 5 Education 6 Transportation 7 Sister Cities 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

Statistics[edit]

Miscellaneous:

Government workers: 2,199

Medical centers: 952

Teachers: 7,245

Students per Teacher: 23

Number of Cars: 270,289

Administrative districts[edit] Seongnam
Seongnam
is divided into 3 "gu" (구, "ward"):

Bundang-gu Jungwon-gu Sujeong-gu

Economy[edit] Nowcom has its headquarters in Bundang, Seongnam.[2] Pangyo Technovalley is the premier industrial complex in Seongnam.[3] Sports[edit]

Seongnam FC
Seongnam FC
is a professional football club that currently plays in the K League
K League
Challenge.

Education[edit]

This section needs expansion. You can help by adding to it. (March 2016)

The city's only international school is Korea International School - Pangyo. Transportation[edit]

Subway/Train

Bundang
Bundang
Line Gyeonggang Line Seoul
Seoul
Metropolitan Subway Line 8 Shinbundang Line

Bus

(Red Bus) 90OO, 93OO, 94OO (OO means another number excl. 01) to Gangnam-gu or Jung-gu, Seoul (Green Bus)- Gyeonggi
Gyeonggi
Bus Green bus to Seoul, Gwangju, Yongin, western Gyeonggi, National Road National Road number 3-Gwangju-Yatap-Sangdaewon- Seongnam
Seongnam
IC-Gachon University Station-Seoul

Expressway

Seoul
Seoul
Ring Expressway (road number 100) Gyeongbu Expressway
Gyeongbu Expressway
(road number 1) Yongin- Seoul
Seoul
Expressway (road number 171) Bundang-Suseo City Road (road number 81) Bundang-Naegok City Road (road number 81)

Sister Cities[edit]

Piracicaba, Brazil
Brazil
(May 28, 1986) Aurora, Colorado, United States
United States
(July 27, 1992) Shenyang, China
China
(August 31, 1998) Namangan, Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan
(November 30, 2009)

See also[edit]

South Korea
South Korea
portal

KAONMEDIA manufacture and sale of digital set top boxes List of cities in South Korea Geography of South Korea Seoul
Seoul
National Capital Area Seongnam
Seongnam
Central Library

References[edit]

^ " Seongnam
Seongnam
City Statistics". [permanent dead link] ^ "오시는길 Archived 2011-09-09 at the Wayback Machine.." (Map Archived 2011-09-12 at the Wayback Machine.) Nowcom. Retrieved on September 17, 2011. "경기도 성남시 분당구 삼평동 625 판교세븐벤처밸리 1단지 2동 9층" ^ "찾아오시는길."(Map). Since 2005. "경기도 판교 테크노 벨리"

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Seongnam.

The Official Website of the Seongnam
Seongnam
City (in English) The Official Website of the Seongnam
Seongnam
City Council (in English)

Coordinates: 37°26′N 127°9′E / 37.433°N 127.150°E / 37.433; 127.150

v t e

Gyeonggi
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

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