Dongducheon

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Dongducheon
동두천
東豆川
Municipal Ceety
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 동두천시
 • Hanja 東豆川市
 • Revised Romanization Dongducheon-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Tongduch'ŏn-si
Dongducheon seen frae Jihaeng Station
Kintra Banner o Sooth Korea Sooth Korea
Region Sudogwon
Admeenistrative diveesions 7 dong, 145 tong, 1172 ban
Area
 • Total 95.66 km2 (36.93 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Total 82,623
 • Density 864/km2 (2,240/sq mi)
 • Dialect Seoul
Website http://www.ddc21.net/ddc/

Dongducheon is a ceety in Gyeonggi-do, Sooth Korea.

The ceety locatit in the north o Seoul is strategically important for the defence o the Korean caipital. The main camps o the US Second Infantry Diveesion are locatit in the ceety wi the diveesion command at Uijeongbu Ceety.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Durin Goguryeo, dynasty wis goin doun intae Korean peninsulae an Dongducheon came tae pairts o Goguryeo as a pairt o naeulmae hyun (kynds o auncient veelage). Later Dongducheon promotit intae Sacheon veelage o Unifee'd Silla in North Sooth States Period. It wis the pairt o Yangju in Goryeo.[1]

Modren history[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1963, the status wis raised intae Tongducheon toun (eup). In 1981, Dongducheon ceety wis established includin Yangju coonty.

Statistics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Statistics o laund uise.

Festival[eedit | eedit soorce]

Syne 1999, Dongducheon haes annually hostit the Dongducheon Rock Festival, ane o the biggest rock festivals in Sooth Korea. In 2007, the festival wis held at Camp Nimble, a previous US Airmy installation turned back ower tae Sooth Korea.

An aw, maple festival taks place aroond several streets an pairts o the ceety.

Education[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare are 10 heich schuils, 15 middle schuils an 38 elementary schuils. An aw ane university, that is Hanbuk University.

U.S. Militar Bases[eedit | eedit soorce]

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