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Gyeonggi Province

Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationGyeonggi-do
 • McCune‑ReischauerKyŏnggi-do
Location of Gyeonggi Province
Coordinates: 37°30′N 127°15′E / 37.500°N 127.250°E / 37.500; 127.250Coordinates: 37°30′N 127°15′E / 37.500°N 127.250°E / 37.500; 127.250
KintraSooth Korea
Subdiveesions28 cities; 3 counties
 • GovrenorKim Moon-soo
 • Total10,171 km2 (3,927 sq mi)
Area rank5t
 • Total12,093,000
 • Rank1st
 • Density1170.6/km2 (3,032/sq mi)
Metropolitan Symbols
 • FlouerForsythia
 • TreeGinkgo
 • BirdDove
Websitegg.go.kr (in Inglis)

Gyeonggi-do (Korean pronunciation: [kjʌŋ.ɡi.do]) is the maist populous province in Sooth Korea. The provincial caipital is locatit at Suwon. Seoul—Sooth Korea's mucklest ceety an naitional caipital—is locatit in the hert o the province, but haes been separately admeenistered at a provincial-level special ceety syne 1946. Incheon—Sooth Korea's third mucklest ceety—is locatit on the coast o the province, but haes been similarly admeenistered at a provincial-level metropolitan ceety syne 1981. The three admeenistrations atween thaim cover 11,730 km2, wi a combined (census) population in 2005 o 22,766,850—amoontin tae ower hauf o the hale population o the Sooth Korea.

Administrative aurie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gyeonggi-do, as, consists o 28 ceeties (special: 7, normal: 20) an fewer coonties. This is acause mony coonties wur elevatit tae ceety status awin tae the influence o Seoul’s new toun development plan. Special ceeties are especially concentratit in the soothren aurie o Gyeonggi-do.

Leetit belaw is each entity's name in Inglis, hangul an hanja.

Ceety[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Suwon (수원시, 水原市, caipital)
  • Ansan (안산시, 安山市)
  • Anseong (안성시, 安城市)
  • Anyang (안양시, 安養市)
  • Bucheon (부천시, 富川市)
  • Dongducheon (동두천시, 東豆川市)
  • Gimpo (김포시, 金浦市)
  • Goyang (고양시, 高陽市)
  • Gunpo (군포시, 軍浦市)

Coonties[eedit | eedit soorce]

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