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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul용인시
 • Hanja龍仁市
 • Revised RomanizationYongin-si
 • McCune-ReischauerYong'in-si
Banner o Yongin
Location of Yongin
Kintra Sooth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions3 gu, 22 dong, 1 eup, 6 myeon
 • Total591.36 km2 (228.33 sq mi)
 (2011 November)
 • Total909,425
 • Density1537.9/km2 (3,983/sq mi)
 • Dialect

Yongin is a major ceety in the Seoul Naitional Caipital Aurie, locatit in Gyeonggi-do, Sooth Korea. Wi a population o naur 1 million, the ceety haes developit abruptly syne the 21st century, recordin the heichest population growt o ony ceety in the kintra.[1] Yongin is hame tae Everland an Caribbean Bay, South Korea's maist popular amusement an watter pairks. Benon that, the city is hame tae the Korean Folk Village, the mucklest o its kynd.

Yongin is a ceety amaist sae muckle as Seoul bi aurie, consistin o the heichlie urbanisit destrict o Suji-gu, the semi-urbanisit destrict o Giheung-gu an the rural destrict o Cheoin-gu. Yongin's urbanisit destricts are locatit close tae the caipital an mony commute tae an frae dountoun Seoul in approximately 30–40 minutes bi caurs uisin the Gyeongbu Expresswey or Yongin-Seoul Expresswey, an the Bundang Line subwey, the DX Line subwey or metropolitan buses. A new subwey cried the DX Line wi a maximum speed o 110 km/h opened on October 2011, that alloued Yongin residents tae travel even faster tae dountoun Seoul. The existin Bundang Line extendit further sooth tae Giheung Station on Dizember 2011, an will later connect tae the EverLine Rapid Transit System that extends aw the wey tae Everland.

Yongin haes mony university campuses, namely Yong-In University, notit for its sports courses, Myongji University's Yongin Campus, Hankuk University o Foreign Studies' Yongin Campus, the Polis University, Kangnam University (namit for its umwhile campus in Gangnam-gu in Seoul), Yong-in Songdam College, an Dankook University. The Gyeonggi Suwon International School, an IB World School wi a buirdin program for foreign students, is situatit on the border o Yongin an Suwon.

Admeenistrative destricts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety is dividit intae three gu (destricts):

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Yongin is servit bi trains on the Seoul Metropolitan Subwey. The Bundang Line haes been extendit intae Yongin, cawin at Jukjeon, Bojeong, Guseong, Singal an Giheung stations; an it is being extendit towards Suwon Station, in Suwon. Anither new line is being built. Namit the EverLine Rapid Transit System, it is scheduled tae open in 2012 an will link tae the Bundang Line at Giheung Station. Frae 2016 onwards, the inner Suji aurie will be servit bi fower new Sin Bundang Line stations [2], which will allou Suji residents travel tae Gangnam Station in less nor 30 minutes.

Yongin haes an interceety bus terminal in the ceety centre, thoch the densely settled northren auries are servit better bi the terminal in Yatap-dong, Seongnam.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ceety Region Kintra Year
Fullerton  Californie  Unitit States
Yangzhou Fowkrepublic o Cheenae Jiangsu  Cheenae
Uzbekistan Fergana Province  Uzbekistan 2008
Kota Kinabalu  Sabah  Malaysie
Kayseri Turkey Kayseri Province  Turkey
Redland City  Queensland  Australie

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. http://blog.naver.com/PostView.nhn?blogId=encon&logNo=150002801761&categoryNo=20&viewDate=&currentPage=1&listtype=0
  2. "Sin Bundang Line Map". Archived frae the original on 27 August 2011. Retrieved 25 Julie 2011.
  3. Lee, Cin Woo (16 Mairch 2012). "Beyond Seoul: 19 reasons to explore Korea". CNN Go. Retrieved 6 Mey 2012.

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