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Population

Seoul, the capital of Korea, is surrounded by Gyeonggi-do. The Seoul-Gyeonggi metropolitan area is home to 24 million people, accounting for approximately half of the total population of South Korea. Gyeonggi-do itself had a population exceeding 12 million people in 2010, with the vast majority of the population living in urban areas. The population of Gyeonggi-do makes the province the largest local self-governing body in Korea.

Population by City and County

Population by City and County
Locality Total Population Foreign Residents
Gyeonggi-do 12,381,550 288,251
Suwon-si 1,147,955 27,697
Seongnam-si 994,271 15,656
Goyang-si 981,220 11,304
Bucheon-si 885,949 16,005
Anyang-si 618,230 6,818
Ansan-si 758,573 43,465
Yongin-si 930,058 14,099
Uijeongbu-si 432,760 3,613
Namyangju-si 604,864 5,325
Pyeongtaek-si 447,337 13,032
Gwangmyeong-si 360,004 4,444
Siheung-si 420,445 20,960
Gunpo-si 292,201 5,360
Hwaseong-si 550,649 25,159
Paju-si 402,126 7,925
Icheon-si 209,339 4,422
Guri-si 193,745 1,404
Gimpo-si 299,119 11,687
Pocheon-si 168,145 10,586
Gwangju-si 284,762 9,106
Anseong-si 188,919 7,311
Hanam-si 147,890 1,621
Uiwang-si 156,003 1,246
Yangju-si 207,321 7,011
Osan-si 205,245 4,954
Yeoju-gun 111,929 2,379
Yangpyeong-gun 103,331 1,138
Dongducheon-si 99,666 2,491
Gwacheon-si 72,595 310
Gapyeong-gun 61,788 994
Yeoncheon-gun 46,328 729

(Source : Gyeonggi Province Statistics 2012 )