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|• Revised Romanization||Goyang-si|
Location in South Korea
|Administrative divisions||3 gu, 35 dong|
|• Total||267.29 km2 (103.20 sq mi)|
|• Density||4,014.6/km2 (10,398/sq mi)|
Goyang (Goyang-si; Korean pronunciation: [ko.jaŋ]) is a city in Gyeonggi-do in the north of South Korea. It is part of the Seoul Capital Area, making Goyang one of Seoul's satellite cities. It is one of the largest cities in the Seoul Capital Area, with a population of just over 1 million. The city is the site of the Ilsan New Town, a planned city surrounding the Ilsandong-gu and Ilsanseo-gu districts of Goyang.
In sports, the city was home to the K League Challenge football team Goyang Zaicro FC until its disbandment in 2016. The Challengers League football team Goyang Citizen FC and the Korean Basketball League team Goyang Orion Orions are based in the city.
- Bukhansanseong Fortress
- Heungguksa Temple
- Seosamneung and Seooreung Royal Tombs, UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Haengju seowon (Confucial Academy)
- Ilsan Bamgasi Choga (Straw-roofed House)
- Goyang Aram Nuri Arts Center
- Goyang Oulim Nuri Arts Center
- Aerospace Museum
- Baedari Korean Traditional Wine Museum
- Theme Zoo Park "Zoo Zoo"
- Cultural Center and Museum of Latin America
- Nongshim Theme Park
Entertainment and shopping
- MBC Dream Center
- SBS Broadcasting Center
- Western Dorm
- Lotte Department Store
- Hyundai Department Store
- New-Core Outlet
- Bukhan Mountain
- Jeongbal Mountain
- Go Bong Mountain
- Lake Park
- Goyang Sports Complex
- Endra Sofiyan Comunyti
- Haengjusanseong Fortress Sun Rise Festival
On New Year's Day each year, a splendid festival is thrown at Haengju Sanseong to welcome the New Year's Day sunrise.
Time: 5:00-9:00 AM on New Year's Day each year Place: The top of the mountain where Haengju Sanseong sits.
- The Great Battle of Haengju Festival
The event is held to commemorate an important victory in Korean history (14 March) at Haengju Sanseong. Elementary school kids and their parents from the neighborhood can watch memorial services for patriotic martyrs of the nation and learn about the history of Haengju Sanseong.
Time: 10 AM on 14 March each year Place: Chungjang Shrine at Haengju Sanseoeng
Floricultural industry sprang up in the early 1970s fostering flower culture in Korea. Goyang became one of the most famous cities for its floricultural industry and its flower show grew into a horticultural event representing Korea and a venue for trading among participants at home and from abroad.
-Time: early April each year -Place: Areas surrounding Ilsan Lake Park
- Goyang Lake Art Festival
The event is free-style arts festival held at various locations around the Lake Park. Imagination and wits of artists getting out of the constraints imposed by stages fill the streets with vigor and romantic mood. Various performing arts including jazz, mime, dance, drama and installation arts decking out the venue with colorful decorations to add glamour, passionate performance by famous theatrical companies from around the world and fancy fireworks all let the cheerful spectators enjoy the excitement thrown by the festival.
Time: October each year Place: locations around the Lake Park
Goyang is served by a bike sharing system which stands at around 3,000.
Notable people from Goyang
- Do Kyung-soo – singer
- Empress Gi – empress of the Yuan dynasty
- Eunhyuk – singer
- Heo Young-ji – singer
- Im Jae-bum – singer
- Jang Mi-ran – weightlifter
- Junsu – singer
- Kang Min-hyuk – musician
- Kim Dasom – singer
- Kim Hyun-joo – actress
- Kim Nam-joon – singer
- Kwon Yu-ri – singer
- Lee Junho – singer
- Lee Jung-shin – musician
- Lee Sungmin – singer
- Song Ji-hyo – actress
- Yoon Doo-joon – singer
- Yuju – singer
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- "국외 자매결연도시". Goyang City. Retrieved 7 September 2011.
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