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Kyeongki Yangpyeong-gun

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  • Sister City Agreement : June 6th, 1999.
  • Name of the City : Gyeongki-do Yangpyeong-gun
  • County headman (Assistant headman) : Seon-gyo Kim (Seoung-jae Kim)
  • Location : Gyeonggi-do Yangpyong-gun Yangpyong-eup Guncheongap-gil 2 (Yangpeong-eup 448-8) Yangpyeong-gun
  • Size : 877.80km²
  • Population : 94,000
  • Governing Areas : 1 eup, 11 myeon, 265 ri
  • Holidays and Important Cultural Activity Events : County resident days (September 21), Local folk festival (April), Yi Bong Joo Half Marathon Competition (June), and Ginkgo Tree festival (September).
  • Primary Local Harvest and Products : Hubangme rice, Wasong wine (traditional wine), Youngji mushroom, Korean cakes, and honey.
  • Specialties : Traditionally, it is well-known for patriotism and filial piety. This is an area with spectacular sceneries where the Mt. Bukhan and Namhan rivers meet and has a long history with temples of Yongmun and Sana. It is located one hour away from Seoul, so many folks from the city come to visit for rests. Mt. Yongmun is one of tourists' attractions and café village are also well-known.
  • Website : http://www.yp21.go.kr
  • Exchange Journal (three years)
    Exchange Journal (three years)
    2008. 1. 30. ~ 2008. 1. 31. Attend sister city’s direct open market in celebrating the New Year’s day
    2008. 2. 23. Visit Yangpyeong-gun to meet the city employee hobby groups
    2008. 4. 4. Attend Yangpyeong-gun’s 6th county opening year celebrating Korean cow festival
    2008. 4. 12. Representatives from Yangpyeong-gun visited the 4rd Samgak mountain’s azalea festival
    2008. 4. 19. ~ 2008. 4. 20. Representatives from Yangpyeong-gun participate in the 3rd Samgak Mountain Wooi hill marathon in honoring 4.19.
    2008. 10. 1. Attend Ganbuk District Resident’s day
    2008. 12. 18. ~ 2008. 12. 19. Ganbuk-gu team attend the 3rd Samgak Mountain Wooi hill marathon in honoring 4.19.
    2009. 9. 14. Attended Yangpyeong-gun Resident’s Day
    2009. 9. 29. ~ 2009. 9. 30. Visit farmer’s open market for Thanksgiving day
    2009. 9. 16. ~ 2009. 9. 17. Visit farmer’s open market for Thanksgiving day
    2010. 11. 10. Representatives from Gangbuk-gu visit Yangpyeong(Discussed on methods for vitalizing the tourism and sports industries)
    2011.5.15. Well-being tour to Yangpyeong (86 Gangbuk-gu officials and residents participated in it)
    2011.6.30. Representatives of Yangpyeong visited Gangbuk-gu
    2011.9.7.~9.8. Representatives of Gangbuk-gu attended the 2011 chuseok direct trading marketplace of Yangpyeong
    2011.9.21. Representatives of Gangbuk-gu attended the Yangpyeong Citizens'Day
    2011.10.1. Representatives of Yangpyeong attended the Gangbuk-gu Citizens' Day
    2012.5.15. Well-being tour to Yangpyeong (79 Gangbuk-gu officials and residents participated in it)
    2012.9.14. Representatives of Gangbuk-gu attended the Yangpyeong Citizens'Day
    2012.9.25.~9.26. Representatives of Gangbuk-gu attended the 2011 chuseok direct trading marketplace of Yangpyeong
    2012.11.5. Representatives of Yangpyeong visited Gangbuk-gu
    2013.4.18. Attending Gangbuk-gu 4.19 National Democratic Revolution Festival Opening Ceremony
    2013.5.11. Attending Gangbuk-gu 4.19 National Democratic Revolution Festival Opening Ceremony
    2013.9.14. Attending Inhabitants’ Day of Yangpyeong
    2013.10.6. Attending 2013 Inhabitants of Gangbuk-gu Unison Athletic Meet
  • Yangpyeong-gun Open Market : http://www.ypfarm.com/
  • Yangpyeong-gun Cultural Tour : http://tour.yp21.net/english/index.asp