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, the Osancheon. However, prior to the Japanese occupation, the name had been rendered in hanja as 鰲山, meaning "soft-shelled turtle (Trionychidae) mountain." Because of the complexity of the 鰲 ("o") character, and because crows were abundant in the area, the Japanese changed the name to 烏山, meaning "bird mountain." This name has been retained to this day even as a surname in India. '' Suwon-Munsan Expressway
schools devoted to special education, namely the Jahye Institute, the School of Suwon Seokwang and Dream Tree Special School, Commons:Category:Suwon, Gyeonggi-do
major stops and points of interest are also listed in English. By taxi Taxis are prevalent in Suwon, and easy to use. Several offer "free translation" services. You should know a major feature near your destination as the taxi drivers may not know specific addresses or minor building names, however with a little patience and understanding you will find a taxi willing to get you near your destination. Some will even call "English speaking" friends or relatives to help. Taxis are easily identified, mainly gray, white or black with lit signs on top and in the front windows. Black taxis are called "luxury" taxis, tend to be more comfortable larger cars, go slower, and cost more. The gray or white taxis tend to get you there faster and cheaper, but may drive more recklessly. By train '''Suwon station'''(수원역) is the major station in Suwon. High speed KTX trains stop at Suwon station, as well as the slower Neuriro, Mugungwha, Saemaeul trains. This train station is also on '''Line 1''' of the Seoul metro network. By subway There are currently four stops on Seoul subway Line 1 that service the Suwon area. Suwon Station is the most central and largest, the second largest in the country, and also houses the train station proper, where you can catch a train to nearly anywhere else in South Korea. The Seryu, Hwaseo, and Sungkyunkwan University stations are the others. There is currently another subway line under construction to service other parts of the city. By bicycle Cycling in Suwon is easy as the sidewalks are wide and many are combination sidewalk and bike path. There are only a few challenging hills in Suwon and pedestrian traffic is not congestive in most areas. On foot Suwon is a large city, but walking can be a nice alternative to driving around downtown, the markets and the fortress proper. Whilst the walk between Suwon train station and the fortress is doable at a stretch, the Intercity Bus Terminal on the south side is well too far away, via a polluted mess of urban sprawl. See thumb Night view of Janganmun, the north gate to Hwaseong fortress (File:Jangan Gate - Hwaseong Fortress - Nighttime western view - 2008-10-23.JPG) * Commons:Category:Suwon, Gyeonggi-do
. It is at . These are notable for their large prostrate Korean flag (Flag of South Korea) and map, which lie 0.56 km from the Natural Sciences campus main gate on a bearing of 252°. Suwon preserves the traditional beauty of the Joseon (Joseon Dynasty) era (1392-1910), but it also now flourishes as a center for business, education and economic research, due to its proximity
of the mountain. There are plenty of options for vegetarians here, and the tofu and dong-dong ju are as fresh as you can get it. Buy You can find many cloth and jewellery retail outlets near Paldalmun (Nammun), which is a part of Hwaseong Fortress and is a famous place in Suwon for buying winter clothes, apparels and cosmetics. You can shop for brands like Chanel, Boss, Diesel and other international fashion chains at Galleria or the Suwon station mall. Eat The food court in the mall
Northern troops advanced south. In the 3½-hour battle which followed, 150 American and 42 North Korean soldiers were killed and the United States troops were forced to retreat. The North Korean advance southwards to take Osan was delayed by an estimated seven hours. Charles E. Heller and William A. Stofft, eds. ''America's First Battles, 1776-1965'' (1986) Roy E. Appleman, ''South to the Naktong
. This line covers a large part of the Seoul National Capital Area. The line first opened in 1974 between Seoul Station and Cheongnyangni Station (Cheongnyangni Station (underground)), the only underground portion (Seoul Subway Line 1 (Metro)) of the line (7.8 km), operated by Seoul Metro. In 2000, the adjacent Korail lines were officially integrated together as part of Line 1. Commuter railway service was recently extended to Sinchang (Sinchang Station) in December 2008
of the mountain. There are plenty of options for vegetarians here, and the tofu and dong-dong ju are as fresh as you can get it. Buy You can find many cloth and jewellery retail outlets near Paldalmun (Nammun), which is a part of Hwaseong Fortress and is a famous place in Suwon for buying winter clothes, apparels and cosmetics. You can shop for brands like Chanel, Boss, Diesel and other international fashion chains at Galleria or the Suwon station mall. Eat The food court in the mall at the train metro station offers an excellent quality Korean meal- for a very nice price. One can get a fantastic meal for ₩4,500 and select from many choices; there's a showcase displaying all your choices. Besides plentiful traditional Korean restaurants, there are many places which serve other cuisines and fast food. Vegetarian restaurants are hard to find, but they do exist. * Commons:Category:Suwon, Gyeonggi-do
provincial government was transferred from Seoul to Suwon. After Incheon separated from Gyeonggi Province in 1981, Gyeonggi regions such as Ongjin and Ganghwa were incorporated into Incheon in 1995. Excluding the two metropolitan cities (Seoul and Incheon), the most heavily populated area as of 2010 is Suwon (1,104,681) followed by Seongnam (996,524), Goyang (962,297), Yongin (891,708), Bucheon (890,875) and Ansan (753,862). The lowest populated area in 2010
;br Suwon Goyang Seongnam Bucheon population_metro 23616000 '''SKC''' (Korean (Korean language): '''SKC''' or '''에스케이씨''', ), headquartered in Seocho-dong Seocho-gu Seoul, is the leading Korean company in chemical and film industry. SKC was founded and established in 1976 as previous name of "Sunkyung Chemicals Ltd" (Korean (Korean language): 선경화학 (주)), which was a successor of "Sunkyung Textiles
stadium is scheduled to be built in Incheon as the main stadium for the 2014 Asian Games. Other venues meet hosting requirements as they were built for the 2002 World Cup. The 12 Cities selected to hold the finals were South Korea to win the bid were selected in March 2010 and were Busan, Cheonan, Daegu, Daejeon, Goyang, Gwangju, Incheon (2 Venues), Jeonju, Jeju (Jeju City), Seoul (2 Venues), Suwon
leader_title3 Members of the National Assembly (National Assembly of South Korea) leader_name3 Jeong Mi-gyeong (Saenuri (Saenuri Party)) Gwonseon-gu District Lee Chan-Yeol (NPAD (New Politics Alliance for Democracy)) Jangan-gu District Kim Yong-nam (Saenuri (Saenuri Party)) Paldal-gu District Park Kwang-on (NPAD (New Politics Alliance for Democracy)) Yeongtong-gu District leader_title4 leader_name4 established_title established_date established_title1 established_date1 established_title2 established_date2 established_title3 established_date3 founder named_for latd 37 latm 16 lats latNS N longd 127 longm 01 longs longEW E image_blank_emblem Symbol of Suwon.svg blank_emblem_type Emblem of Suwon blank_name Flower blank_info Azalea blank1_name Tree blank1_info Pine blank2_name Bird blank2_info White Heron (Heron) '''Suwon''' (Hangul: 수원, Hanja: 水原, south of Seoul. It is traditionally known as "The City of Filial Piety". With a population close to 1.2 million, it is larger than Ulsan Metropolitan City, although it is not governed as a metropolitan city. http: blog.daum.net k3160812 56
Suwon has existed in various forms throughout Korea's history (History of Korea), growing from a small settlement in tribal times to a major industrial and cultural city today. It is the only remaining completely walled city in South Korea. As such, the city walls are one of the more popular tourist destinations in Gyeonggi (Gyeonggi-do) Province. As an industrial center, it houses a Samsung Electronics R&D center and headquarters. It is served by two motorways, the national railway network (Transportation in South Korea#Railways) and the Seoul Metropolitan Subway, facilitating transport of commuters, tourists, and goods alike.
Suwon is a major educational center, being home to 11 university campuses. This, along with widespread transport links, draws inhabitants from across the country and a foreign population of 1.85%. 수원시통계
Suwon is known domestically as a footballing city. The Suwon Samsung Bluewings Football Club (List of football clubs in South Korea) has won the K-league on four occasions and AFC Champions League twice.