|• Revised Romanization||Gunpo-si|
Location in South Korea
|Administrative divisions||11 dong|
|• Total||36.352005 km2 (14.035588 sq mi)|
|• Density||7,427.8/km2 (19,238/sq mi)|
Seoul Subway Line 1, which connects Seoul with Cheonan, passes through the town, as does Line 4, which intersects with Line 1 at Geumjeong Station. In addition, the city is home to Gunpo Station and Dangjeong Station, which stands on the Gyeongbu Line which runs between Seoul and Busan.
In Gunpo, there are dongs that means separated regions. Sanbon-dong, Danjeong-dong, Geumjeong-dong and Dang-dong are existed.
January 1, 1989 Gunpo Was installed to control Siheunggun Gunpo town (5 beopjeongdong) 6 Administrative dong - Gunpo 1 dong, Gunpo 2 dong, Dangjeongdong, Sanbon 1-dong, 2-dong Geumjeongdong. May 1, 1992 Geumjeongdong was divided into Geumjeongdong and Jaegungdong. January 14, 1993 jaegungdong was divided into Jaegungdong and Ogeumdong. June 8, 1993 Sanbon 2-dong was divided into Sanbon 2-dong and Suridong. July 19, 1994 Sanbon 2-dong was divided into Sanbon 2-dong and Gungnaedong. December 26, 1994 Portion of Hwaseong-gun Banwol was incorporated as Gunpo. Daeyadong was installed as an administrative dong. February 28, 1995 Sanbon 2-dong was divided into Sanbon 2-dong and Gwangjeongdong. October 1, 18 Gunpo 1 dong and Dangjeongdong were merged into Gunpo 1 dong.
Twin towns – Sister cities
Gunpo is twinned with:
Culture & Tourism
- Prime Philharmonic Orchestra
GunPo 8 views
- Suri - san taeeulbong
- Banwol lake
- Douggogaedang forest per
- GunPo beotkkotgil
- Azalea Garden
- Bam Rock
- Central commercial area of Sanborn
There are only few sightseeing places. Gunpo was originally a settlement where horses were exchanged, but became a boom town. Sanbon newtown apartments are built in East of Suri mountain since Seoul population explosion. As a tourist spot, Surisan and Banwol reservoir are representative natural resources.
Suri mountain that its length is about 500m is famous for Gunpo although it is close to Anyang. Various climbing courses are made like X. and many people visit Banwol reservoir as its landscape is wonderful.
Many festivals are held in Gunpo everyear. Subject of festivals are various. 'royal azalea festival','book festival' and so on.
- Royan azalea festival : It is held in May that is blooming Royan azalea season. In festival, citizens do performance like sing of dance. and people can take pictures with flowers.