Yeoncheon 연천군 Korean transcription(s) • Hangul 연 천 군 • Hanja 漣 川 郡 • Revised Romanization Yeoncheon-gun • McCune-Reischauer Yŏnch'ŏn-gun
Emblem of Yeoncheon Location in South Korea Country South Korea Region Sudogwon Administrative divisions 2 eup, 8 myeon Area • Total 675.22 km 2 (260.70 sq mi) Population
(August 31, 2013)
• Total 45,708 • Density 68/km 2 (180/sq mi) • Dialect Seoul
Yeoncheon County ( Yeoncheon-gun) is a county in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. The county seat is Yeoncheon-eup (연천읍) and sits on the Korail railroad line connecting Seoul, South Korea, with North Korea ( DPRK).
History [ edit ]
A variety of paleolithic relics have been discovered at Jeongok-ri, first in 1978.
 Since 1993 the Yeoncheon Jeongok-ri Paleolithic Festival has celebrated the discovery. 
Yeoncheon was the site of the
Battle of Yultong during the Korean War, where the Philippine 10th Battalion Combat Team defended their position during the First Chinese Spring Offensive.
In August 2015, over 100 civilians were evacuated from the area after North and South Korea exchanged artillery fire.
Administrative districts [ edit ]
The city is divided into two
(towns) and eight eup (townships):
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Coordinates: 38°06′N 127°05′E / 38.100°N 127.083°E