Gapyeong County

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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Gapyeong-gun
 • McCune-Reischauer Kap'yŏng-gun
Bukhan river flowing through Gapyeong.
Bukhan river flowing through Gapyeong.
Official logo of Gapyeong
Emblem of Gapyeong
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Sudogwon
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 5 myeon
 • Total 843.26 km2 (325.58 sq mi)
Population (November 30, 2015)
 • Total 62,057
 • Density 73.59/km2 (190.6/sq mi)
 • Dialect Seoul

Gapyeong County is a county in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. It was the scene of the Battle of Kapyong, a major battle of the Korean War.


Gapyeong is known for its natural environment,[citation needed] and borders the mountainous province of Gangwon on the east. The north branch of the Han River flows through the area. Several reservoirs and resorts are located in the county. The Namiseom resort island, while not strictly located in the county, is situated very close south of Gapyeong.


Cheongshim Graduate School of Theology is a school run by the Unification Church. It is located at Seorak-myeon, and was dedicated on January 28, 2004.

The school serves as a post-graduate institution teaching Unification theology.

Cheongshim International Academy is located in the county as well.

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Coordinates: 37°49′54″N 127°30′35″E / 37.83165°N 127.509592°E / 37.83165; 127.509592