Hwaseong, Gyeonggi-do

Hwaseong is a ceety in Gyeonggi-do, Sooth Korea. It haes the lairgest aurie o fermland o ony ceety or coonty in Gyeonggi province.[1] Seoul Subwey Line 1 passes throu Hwaseong, stoppin at Byeongjeom Station.


Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul화성시
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationHwaseong-si
 • McCune-ReischauerHwasŏng-si
Location of Hwaseong
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Coordinates: 37°11′59″N 126°49′53″E / 37.19972°N 126.83139°E / 37.19972; 126.83139
Kintra Sooth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions4 eup, 10 myeon, 10 dong, ? gu
 • Total688 km2 (266 sq mi)
 (2011 Apr)
 • Total539,522
 • Density784.2/km2 (2,031/sq mi)
 • Dialect


Hwaseong ceety is locatit in the wastren aurie o the Korean Peninsulae. The temperaturs in winter are law alang the coast syne it is locatit in the lawer plains an close tae the Yellae Sea (Wast Sea), whaur the watter is shallae.[2] Additionally, Siberie air flows directly intae the wastren flatlands o the Korean peninsulae, makking several auries caulder.


Hwaseong is populatit bi 49% male Korean ceetizens, 46% Korean females, an 5% foreign residents. Wi 186,966 hames, thare are on average 2.8 fowk per registered place o residence in the ceety. Wi the exceptions o Byeongjeom 2-dong, Dongtan 2-dong an Dongtan 3-dong, thare is a lairger nummer o males than females in ivery diveesion o the ceety.[3]

Universal StudiosEedit

On 27 November 2007 the ceety wis chosen as the steid for the futur Universal Studios Sooth Korea theme pairk, set tae open in 2014, which will be the warld's lairgest Universal Studios theme pairk, bein lairger than aw the ither fower combined.[4] The USD $3.1 billion pairk is expected tae create at least 58,000 new jobs.[5]

Local productsEedit

Lots o special products sell in the Hwaseong aurie that are different frae ither regions o Gyeonggi-do. Thare are mony facilities growin products rangin frae honey melons tae yerbs. Addeetionally, meat an dairy products are available an aw. Hangwa is made bi local companies as a speciality an aw.


Sister citiesEedit

See alsoEedit


  1. http://www.hscity.net/english/html/data/data05_01.asp
  2. http://english.hscity.net/ Climate
  3. "2010년 인구현황". Hwaseong City Council. Retrieved 5 September 2010.
  4. http://koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/nation/2010/01/117_59398.html
  5. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/ent/5330802.html

Freemit airtinsEedit