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General

Regional Features

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  • 1 hour from Seoul,
    quick city

    2009 Seoul-Chuncheon Expressway opened, 2010 Gyeongchun Line Subway opened.

  • Optimal place for investments to do business

    Convenient express access, cheap land and logistics cost, abundant water, etc.

  • Beautiful natural environment, fun tourism & leisure

    No. 1 city that people want to live in Korea, Kim Yu-jeong Literature Village, Bomnaegil, Songam-dong Sports Town, etc.

  • Abundant education and culture infrastructure

    38,000 students in 6 universities, Mime (selected as best for 5 years straight) Festival, Dakgalbi < Makkuksu Festival, Leisure sports tournament, etc.

Basic Status

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AREA

  • 1,116.83㎢ (1.8 times of Seoul, 6.6% of the area of Gangwon-do)

Administrative district*As of the end of June 2014

  • 15 dong, 9 myeon, 1 eup
  • 691 tong/ri (488 tong, 203 ri)
  • 3,704 ban (2,850 dong, 854 eup/myeon)