Gapyeong County

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Gapyeong County
Image:Gapyeong-korea.jpg
Bukhan river flowing through Gapyeong.
Korean name
Hangul 가평군
Hanja 加平郡
Revised
Romanization
Gapyeong-gun
McCune-
Reischauer
Kap'yŏng-gun
Statistics
Area843.26 km2 (325.58 sq mi)
Population (2003)55,415
Population density65.7 /km² (170 /sq mi)
Administrative divisions1 eup, 7 myeon
Location map
Image:Map Gapyeong-gun.png

Gapyeong County is a county in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. It was the scene of the Battle of Kapyong, a major battle of the Korean War.

Gapyeong is also well known for its natural beauty. It borders the mountainous province of Gangwon on the east. The north branch of the Han River flows through the area. Several reservoirs and resorts are located in the county.

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Education

The Cheongshim Graduate School of Theology is a school run by the Unification Church. It is located at Seorak-myeon, and was dedicated on January 28 2004. It is a post-graduate institution teaching Unification theology.

Sister cities

See also

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Coordinates: 36°40′N 127°19′E / 36.667, 127.317

fr:Comté de Gapyeong

ko:가평군 ky:Капхён ja:加平郡 ru:Капхён sv:Gapyeong

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