Uijeongbu

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Uijeongbu
의정부
議政府
Municipal Ceety
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 의정부시
 • Hanja 議政府市
 • Revised Romanization Uijeongbu-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Ŭijŏngbu-shi
Kintra  Sooth Korea
Region Gyeonggi-do
Admeenistrative diveesions 15 dong
Area
 • Total 81.59 km2 (31.50 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 417,915
 • Density 4,436.8/km2 (11,491/sq mi)
 • Dialect Seoul

Uijeongbu (Korean pronunciation: [ɰidʑʌŋbu]) is a ceety in Gyeonggi-do, Sooth Korea.

The ceety is locatit north o Seoul wi mony U.S. an Korean militar bases for the defence o the Korean caipital. The U.S. Seicont Infantry Diveesion haes estaiblisht its heidquairters in the ceety wi main sodgers deployed in Dongducheon Ceety. Despite it bein kent for its militar presence, the aurie haes boomit intae a satellite commonty o Seoul, wi shops, cinemas, restaurants an bars, PC bangs an DVD bangs. In addeetion tae US personnel, it is popular wi Inglis hagwons, hence an expat commonty o Inglis teachers. Thare are several muntains sic as Mt. Dobong (Dobongsan), Mt. Surak, Mt. Soyo nearbi, that are faur ben wi residents bidin in Seoul Metropolitan aurie for climbin as leisur activity.

The ceety is famous for its budae jjigae (lit. "airmy base stew"), made wi hot dogs an SPAM. In the late 20t century, it stipulatit that the dish be referred tae as Uijeongbu jjigae tae remuive the militar or war-time connotation in the name, awbeit no mony restaurants follae this guideline. Some restaurants hae began cawin thair product Uijeongbu budae jjigae. Thare is whit locals refer tae as "buddaejjigae street" whaur thare is a heich concentration o buddaejjigae restaurants.[1]

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VAL netwirk map

A VAL driverless metro seestem, Uijeongbu LRT, is a elevatit line, 11.067 km lang, ,kiverin 15 stations.[2] It is cried the "U Line" an aw, an haed a grand appenin on 26 Juin 2012 wi normal passenger operations on 1 Julie 2012.

Uijeongbu is sert bi the Seoul Metropolitan Subwey's Line 1 an Line 7. The sax stations athin the ceety boondaries are Nogyang, Ganeung, Uijeongbu, Hoeryong, Mangwolsa, an Jangam. It taks aroond 40 meenits tae reach Uijeongbu frae central Seoul bi subwey.

Extensive bus routes kiver north-eastren Gyeonggi-do. Thare are three basic kynds: Ilban Bus, normal bus; Jwaseok Bus, lairger an slichtly mair expensive; an Maeul Bus, "veelage bus", a smawer bus wi fewer seats. A interceety bus station is available for langer distances. Airport limousine buses run aften tae baith Incheon an Gimpo airports.

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