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Country  South Korea
Population  763,971 (2000)
Region  Sudogwon
Province  Gyeonggi Province
Area  267.29 km2

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Points of interest  Lake Park, Bukhansanseong, Bukhansan, Banghwa Bridge
Colleges and Universities  Korea Aerospace University, Transnational Law and Business University, Agricultural Cooperative College

Map of Goyang

Goyang (Goyang-si; [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.


Several institutions of higher learning are located in Goyang. These include Agricultural Cooperative College, Korea Aerospace University, and Transnational Law and Business University.

In sports, the city is home to the Asia League Ice Hockey team High1. The Challengers League football team Goyang Citizen FC and the Korean Basketball League team Goyang Orion Orions are also based in the city.

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Notable places

Historic remains

  • Bukhansanseong Fortress
  • Heungguksa Temple
  • Seosamneung and Seooreung Royal Tombs, UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Haengju seowon (Confucial Academy)
  • Ilsan Bamgasi Choga (Straw-roofed House)
  • Exhibitions

  • 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
  • Lafesta
  • Lotte Department Store
  • Hyundai Department Store
  • New-Core Outlet
  • Hwajeong Station
  • Leisure

  • Bukhan Mountain
  • Jeongbal Mountain
  • Go Bong Mountain
  • Lake Park
  • Goyang Sports Complex
  • Endra Sofiyan Comunyti
  • Regular festivals

  • 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

  • Goyang International Flower Festival
  • 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

    Bike sharing

    Goyang is served by a bike sharing system called Fifteen (KR:피프틴) which stands at around 3,000.



  • Line 3: Jichuk~Daehwa
  • Gyeongui-Jungang Line : Hwajeon~Tanhyeon
  • Commuter Rail

  • Gyeongui Line: Hwajeon~Tanhyeon (Neunggok for DMZ Train)
  • High Speed Railways

  • Gyeongbu, Honam, Jeolla, Gyeongjeon and Donghae : Haengsin Station
  • Buses

    Bus stops on Goyang Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)

  • Daehwa Station
  • Ilsanseo-gu office, Paik Hospital
  • Ilsandong-gu office
  • Daegok Station
  • Haengsin dong
  • Deogeun dong
  • Types of buses

  • Yellow bus : connects nearby
  • Green and Blue bus : connects cities
  • and districts.

  • Red Bus : express one, goes a wide area.
  • M bus : more express one, goes a wide area, but not included in G bus and Seoul bus
  • Bus Terminals

  • Hwajeong terminal : located in Deogyang-gu
  • Goyang terminal : located in Ilsandong-gu
  • 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
  • Sister cities


  • Maui, Hawaii, United States
  • Heerhugowaard, Netherlands
  • Qiqihar, Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China
  • San Bernardino, California, United States
  • Atibaia, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Domestic:

  • Uljin County, North Gyeongsang
  • Administrative districts

  • Ilsanseo-gu (Westside of Ilsan)
  • Ilsandong-gu (Eastside of Ilsan)
  • Deogyang-gu
  • References

    Goyang Wikipedia

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