|• Revised Romanization||Anseong-si|
Location in South Korea
|Administrative divisions||1 eup, 11 myeon, 3 dong|
|• Total||554.2 km2 (214.0 sq mi)|
(July 13, 2013)
|• Density||340/km2 (890/sq mi)|
Anseong promotes itself as "The City of Masters". It is known for producing brassware and arts and crafts. From late spring to fall, Anseong holds its own Namsadang Neuri Festival. The agriculture of Anseong consists of Asian pears grapes, ginseng and rice.
In 1963, Gosam town of Yongin was incorporateded by Anseong. At that time, Anseong was a county. In 1983, 6 towns ceded by Anseong and attached as a district of Pyeongtak. In 1998, Anseong county became Anseong city.
Institutions of higher learning in Anseong include:
- Ansung Women's Polytechnic College
- Capital Baptist Theological Seminary
- Chung-Ang University (Anseong campus)
- Dong-Ah Broadcasting College
- Doowon Technical College
- Hankyong National University
- Alteration of cities/counties/districts(1962-11-21)
- Laws concerning change of districts of city, county, district, town, township and Establishment of new towns(1983-1-10)
- "N. Koreans have access to S. Korean media: survey." Korea Herald. June 14, 2010. Retrieved on May 15, 2013.
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- City government website (in English)