Gimpo

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Gimpo
김포
金浦
Municipal Ceety
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 김포시
 • Hanja 金浦市
 • Revised Romanization Gimpo-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Kimp'o-si
Kintra  Sooth Korea
Region Sudogwon
Admeenistrative diveesions 1 eup, 5 myeon, 4 dong
Area
 • Total 276.6 km2 (106.8 sq mi)
Population (2012 Mar)
 • Total 263,562
 • Density 952.9/km2 (2,468/sq mi)
 • Dialect Seoul

Gimpo is a ceety in Gyeonggi-do, Sooth Korea. It borders on Incheon, wi which it shares the Sooth Korean side o the Han River estuary, as well as Seoul an the lesser ceeties o Paju an Goyang. North Korea is athort the Han River. The ceety's population o mair than 220,000 is made up o mair than 71,000 hoosehaulds.

Gimpo Airport (umwhile Kimpo Internaitional Airport) uised tae be locatit inside the ceety, but is nou pairt o Seoul. Tertiary educational institutions locatit in the ceety include Kimpo College an Joong-ang Seungga University. Thare are 24 elementary schuils, 11 middle schuils, an 6 heich schuils, includin Gimpo Foreign Language High School.

Modren history[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1914, Yangcheon coonty an Gimpo coonty wur mergit. Yangcheon coonty wis separatit intae 2 touns (Yangdong an Yangseo). In 1958, Yeouido internaitional airport wis relocatit tae Gimpo. In 1963, Yangdong an Yangseo touns wur incorporatit intae Yeongdeungpo-gu; it includes Gimpo airport. In 1973, Gyeyang an Ojeong touns o Bucheon wur transferred tae Gimpo. In 1989, pairts o Gyeyang toun wur cedit tae Incheon, givin Incheon a border wi soothwastren Seoul.

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