|• Revised Romanization||Yangju-si|
Location in South Korea
|Administrative divisions||1 eup, 4 myeon, 6 dong|
|• Total||310.1 km2 (119.7 sq mi)|
|• Density||611.1/km2 (1,583/sq mi)|
- 1395 - Renamed to Yangju.
- January 1, 1963 - Uijeongbu is separated and becomes a city.
- April 1, 1980 - Namyangju is separated and becomes a city.
- July 1, 1981 - Dongducheon is separated and becomes a city.
Yangju is home to the Jangheun Art Gallery, which features six exhibition halls and includes subsidiary facilities such as outdoor performances and outdoor sculptures. Yangju also has an astronomical observatory and planetarium that is open to the public. The city also used to have a walking Dae Jang Geum Theme Park featuring the film locations and constructed sets for the MBC Korean drama Daejanggeum, but this was closed permanently in late 2011 due to persistent vandalism.
There are three subway stations covered by the Seoul Metropolitan Subway, and it takes about 70 minutes from the center of Seoul to the first station located in Yangju. Also, there are numerous public bus services running between Seoul, Uijeongbu, and up to Yeoncheon, where the border with North Korea is crossed by the Demilitarized Military Zone.
- Seoul Ring Expressway: Songchu IC, Sapsan Tunnel
- Sejong–Pocheon Expressway: Okjeong IC, Yangju IC
- Highway Route No. 400
- Local Route 39, Local Route 56, Local Route 78, Local Route 98
- Local Route 360, Local Route 364, Local Route 367, Local Route 371, Local Route 379
- South Korea - Eunpyeong District, Seoul
- United States - Henrico County, Virginia
- China - Dongying, Shandong
- Japan - Fujieda, Shizuoka
Notable people from Yangju
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