Anyang, Gyeonggi

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Anyang
안양시
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationAnyang-si
 • McCune–ReischauerAnyang-si
Anyang city from Suri mountain.
Anyang city from Suri mountain.
Flag of Anyang
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Coordinates: 37°23′33″N 126°55′37″E / 37.3925°N 126.9269°E / 37.3925; 126.9269
Country South Korea
RegionSudogwon
First mention415
City status1967
Administrative divisions2 gu (Manan Gu & Dongan Gu), 31 dong
Area
 • Total58.46 km2 (22.57 sq mi)
Elevation
47 m (154 ft)
Population
 (31 October 2016)
 • Total595,644
 • Density10,188.92/km2 (26,389.2/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Seoul
 • Households
224,501
Postal code
13900 to 14199
Area code(s)(+82) 31
Website[1]

Anyang (Korean pronunciation: [a.njaŋ]) is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. With a population about of 600,000 People, it is the 20th largest city in South Korea. It is a satellite city of Seoul and located about 21 km (13 mi) to south of Seoul, and 19 km (12 mi) to north of Suwon. It is connected to Seoul via the Seoul Subway Line 1 and Line 4.[1]

Development[change | change source]

The city has developed along the Anyang Stream, which is 32.2 km long. The city is divided into two halves; the Manan district and Dongan districts. The Dongan district has about 356,566 people and the Manan district has about 216,714 people. Anyang is famous for Anyang yuwonji and the Anyang art park. It has seven mountains. Mt. Suri is the most famous one.

References[change | change source]

  1. "The symbol of the city - ANYANG CITY". 16 April 2010. Archived from the original on 16 April 2010.