Overview

Overview
Category Overview (2015)
Address (1020, Siheung-dong) 70, Siheungdae-ro 73-gil, Geumcheon-gu, Seoul (345-701)
Phone no. 02)2627-2114
Symbols Magpie, Ginkgo Tree, Azaleas
Slogan Citizen-Centered, People-Centered Geumcheon
Vision
  • An educational city that invests in the future
  • A welfare city of unification and care
  • An energetic, economic city
  • An autonomous city that welcomes citizens’ participation
Administrative Goals
  • Warm and generous Geumcheon
  • A future-oriented urban environment
  • Regional economy where the people and businesses co-develop
  • Participatory culture and art
  • Open, communicating administration
General Information
  • Area : 13.02㎢ (2.1% of Seoul City)
    • Residential 5.84㎢, Commercial 0.15㎢, Semi-industrial 4.12㎢, Forest 2.9㎢
  • Population : 238,463 (Male : 121,878, Female : 116,585)
  • Administrative Offices : 5 bureaus, 1 city manager, 27 divisions, 1 bureau in 1 assembly, 3 divisions in 1 community health center (1 branch health center), 10 dongs (branch center) 158 teams
  • No. of Public Officials : 1,064
Key Events Geumcheon Harmony Cherry Blossom Festival (April), Citizens’ Day (October)
Key Facilities
  • Public Organizations : 21 organizations including Geumcheon Tax Office
  • Schools : 34 schools including Geumcheong High School
  • Social Welfare Facilities : 30 facilities including Senior Welfare Center
Sister Cities in the Country Namhae-gun (Gyeongsannam-do), Goheung (Jeollanam-do), Hoengseong-gun (Gangwon-do), Cheongyang-gun (Chungcheongnam-do)
Sister Cities Overseas Baoshan District (Shanghai, China), Burwood Council (Australia), Bergen County (New Jersey, USA)
Partners: Nanjing University (China), Bayangnuur (Mongolia)