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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 12,508,005 288,251
Suwon-si 1,141,456 27,697
Seongnam-si 979,685 15,656
Goyang-si 981,946 11,304
Bucheon-si 865,781 16,005
Anyang-si 608,903 6,818
Ansan-si 714,017 43,465
Yongin-si 936,329 14,099
Uijeongbu-si 429,907 3,613
Namyangju-si 613,731 5,325
Pyeongtaek-si 440,269 13,032
Gwangmyeong-si 353,962 4,444
Siheung-si 397,377 20,960
Gunpo-si 286,369 5,360
Hwaseong-si 528,951 25,159
Paju-si 400,512 7,925
Icheon-si 206,104 4,422
Guri-si 190,366 1,404
Gimpo-si 307,277 11,687
Pocheon-si 156,789 10,586
Gwangju-si 284,112 9,106
Anseong-si 182,579 7,311
Hanam-si 145,144 1,621
Uiwang-si 160,117 1,246
Yangju-si 199,535 7,011
Osan-si 203,789 4,954
Yeoju-si 109,469 2,379
Yangpyeong-gun 103,472 1,138
Dongducheon-si 97,405 2,491
Gwacheon-si 70,742 310
Gapyeong-gun 61,288 994
Yeoncheon-gun 45,697 729

(Source : Gyeonggi Province Statistics 2013 )