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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 12,366,711 288,251
Suwon-si 1,175,400 27,697
Seongnam-si 974,796 15,656
Goyang-si 1,007,327 11,304
Bucheon-si 855,051 16,005
Anyang-si 600,656 6,818
Ansan-si 707,466 43,465
Yongin-si 962,386 14,099
Uijeongbu-si 431,153 3,613
Namyangju-si 637,236 5,325
Pyeongtaek-si 450,334 13,032
Gwangmyeong-si 348,265 4,444
Siheung-si 394,191 20,960
Gunpo-si 288,356 5,360
Hwaseong-si 542,641 25,159
Paju-si 412,516 7,925
Icheon-si 204,638 4,422
Guri-si 186,783 1,404
Gimpo-si 341,424 11,687
Pocheon-si 155,829 10,586
Gwangju-si 299,500 9,106
Anseong-si 181,802 7,311
Hanam-si 149,830 1,621
Uiwang-si 158,280 1,246
Yangju-si 202,440 7,011
Osan-si 208,608 4,954
Yeoju-si 110,423 2,379
Yangpyeong-gun 105,338 1,138
Dongducheon-si 97,463 2,491
Gwacheon-si 70,125 310
Gapyeong-gun 61,111 994
Yeoncheon-gun 45,371 729

(Source : Gyeonggi Province Statistics 2015 )