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Non-autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Giheung-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Kihŭng-gu

Map of Gyeonggi highlighting Giheung-gu.
Country South Korea
Region Sudogwon (Gijeon)
Province Gyeonggi
City Yongin
 • Total 81.7 km2 (31.5 sq mi)
Population (2009)
 • Total 321,015
 • Dialect Seoul

Giheung-gu is a one of the gu (districts) in Yongin, South Korea. It has 10 dong (neighborhoods). Its area is 81.7 km² and it has 321,015 inhabitants (in 2009). Giheung-gu was formed in 2005. It was formed with other gu in Yongin on 2005.

Administrative divisions

Giheung-gu is divided into the following "dong"s.

  • Giheung-dong (divided in turn into Gomae-dong and Gongse-dong)
  • Sanggal-dong (divided in turn into Sanggal-dong, Bora-dong and Jigok-dong)
  • Singal-dong (divided in turn into Singal-dong, Hagal-dong and Yeongdeok-dong)
  • Guseong-dong (divided in turn into Eonnam-dong and Cheongdeok-dong)
  • Dongbaek-dong (divided in turn into Dongbaek-dong and Jung-dong)
  • Seonong-dong (combination of Seocheon-dong and Nongseo-dong)
  • Gugal-dong
  • Mabuk-dong
  • Bojeong-dong
  • Sangha-dong

List of Gu in Yongin



Coordinates: 37°16′49″N 127°06′53″E / 37.280406°N 127.114659°E / 37.280406; 127.114659

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