Paju

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Paju

파주
坡州
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul파주시
 • Hanja坡州市
 • Revised RomanizationPaju-si
 • McCune-ReischauerP'aju-si
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Location of Paju
Kintra Sooth Korea
RegionSudogwon
Admeenistrative diveesions5 eup, 9 myeon, 2 dong
Area
 • Total672.56 km2 (259.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2012 Feb)
 • Tot390,961
 • Density581.3/km2 (1,506/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Seoul

Paju is a ceety in Gyeonggi-do, Sooth Korea. Paju wis made a ceety in 1997; it haed previously been a coonty (gun).[1]

The ceety is locatit juist sooth o Panmunjeom on the 38t parallel. Tae defend the Korean caipital, Seoul, mony US an Korean airmy bases are set up in the ceety. In 2002, the northmaist Sooth Korean railway station, Dorasan, wis opened. North Korean territory an Kaesong Ceety can be seen frae Munt Dora in the ceety.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Paju is dividit as follaes:

  • Beobwon-eup (법원읍)
  • Paju-eup (파주읍)
  • Munsan-eup (문산읍)
  • Jori-eup (조리읍)
  • Wollong-myeon (월롱면)
  • Papyeong-myeon (파평면)
  • Jeokseong-myeon (적성면)
  • Gwangtan-myeon (광탄면)
  • Tanhyeon-myeon (탄현면)
  • Gunnae-myeon (군내면)
    • Jangdan-myeon (장단면)
    • Jinseo-myeon (진서면)
    • Jindong-myeon (진동면)
  • Gyoha-dong (교하동)
  • Geumchon1(il)-dong (금촌1동)
    • Maekgeum-dong (맥금동)
    • Yadong-dong (야동동)
    • Geomsan-dong (검산동)
    • Adong-dong (아동동)
    • Geumchon-dong (금촌동 - 1)
  • Geumchon2(ii)-dong (금촌2동)
    • Geumneung-dong (금릉동)
    • Geumchon-dong (금촌동 - 2)

US militar bases[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Camp Bonifas & Camp Liberty-Bell (hame tae US/ROKA Joint Security Area)
  • Multi-Purpose Live Fire Complex (MLFC), cridd Rodriguez Range or Rodriguez Live Fire Complex an aw
  • Camp Edwards -closed
  • Camp Garry Owen -closed
  • Camp Giant -closed
  • Camp Greaves -closed
  • Camp Howze -closed
  • Camp Semper Fidelis (hame o 1st Provisional DMZ Police Co., 1st Marine Div. 1953-1956)
  • Camp Stanton -closed

Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Korean Demilitarisit Zone
  • the Jayuro Road o Freedom
  • Tongilro Road o Unification or National Road No. 1
  • Gloucester Valley Battle Monument ("Gloster Hill") - war memorial
  • Heyri Airt Veelage - wi 350 airtists in fine airts, muisic, theatre, photografie, sculptur, crafts an leeteratur. It aims toae promote cultural interchynge, education, an exhibit an sell haund-craftit wirks o airt.[2]

In media[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Paju is twinned wi the follaein places:[3]

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Welcome to Paju City
  2. Lee, Cin Woo (16 March 2012). "Beyond Seoul: 19 reasons to explore Korea". CNN Go. Retrieved 6 May 2012. 
  3. "Sister cities of Paju". http://en.paju.go.kr. Retrieved 2 September 2010.  Freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 37°52′N 126°48′E / 37.867°N 126.800°E / 37.867; 126.800