Wonju

Wonju
원주시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationWonju-si
 • McCune-ReischauerWŏnju-si
Wonju.Gangwon.KOREA.jpg
Official logo of Wonju
Emblem of Wonju
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Coordinates: 37°20′30″N 127°55′15″E / 37°20′30″N 127°55′15″E / 37.34167; 127.92083
Country South Korea
RegionGwandong
Administrative divisions1 eup, 8 myeon, 16 dong
Area
 • Total867.63 km2 (334.99 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total310,854
 • Density317/km2 (820/sq mi)
 • DialectGangwon
ISO 3166 codeKR-42

Wonju[a] (Korean pronunciation: [wʌn.dʑu]) is the most populous city in Gangwon province, South Korea.

Wonju is a city approximately 140 kilometres (87 mi) east of Seoul and the capital can be reached within 1hr 20 minutes by bus or train. Wonju was the site of three crucial battles during the Korean War.

Administrative divisions

Wonju City is divided into 1 eup (town), 8 myeon (townships), and 16 dong (neighborhoods).[2]

Name Hangul Hanja Population Area (㎢)
Munmak-eup 문막읍 文幕邑 19,452 104.34
Socho-myeon 소초면 所草面 9,517 103.08
Hojeo-myeon 호저면 好楮面 4,440 76.97
Jijeong-myeon 지정면 地正面 3,013 89.70
Buron-myeon 부론면 富論面 2,481 82.67
Gwirea-myeon 귀래면 貴來面 2,052 76.55
Heungeop-myeon 흥업면 興業面 8,482 59.59
Panbu-myeon 판부면 板富面 6,677 67.72
Sillim-myeon 신림면 神林面 3,880 127.41
Jungang-dong 중앙동 中央洞 3,430 1.90
Wonin-dong 원인동 園仁洞 7,002 0.48
Gaeun-dong 개운동 開運洞 14,963 1.05
Myeongnyun il-dong 명륜1동 明倫洞 11,379 0.92
Myeongnyun i-dong 명륜2동 19,187 0.94
Dangu-dong 단구동 丹邱洞 48,570 3.91
Ilsan-dong 일산동 一山洞 8,950 0.80
Hakseong-dong 학성동 鶴城洞 6,195 0.73
Dangye-dong 단계동 丹溪洞 24,654 4.16
Usan-dong 우산동 牛山洞 11,668 7.40
Taejang il-dong 태장1동 台壯洞 11,212 3.04
Taejang i-dong 태장2동 26,646 8.94
Bongsan-dong 봉산동 鳳山洞 10,822 7.26
Haenggu-dong 행구동 杏邱洞 8,093 13.44
Musil-dong 무실동 茂實洞 28,112 8.59
BangokGwanseol-dong 반곡관설동 盤谷觀雪洞 20,321 21.00
Total 321,198 872.56
Other Languages
العربية: وونجو (مدينة)
Bân-lâm-gú: Wonju Chhī
Cebuano: Wŏnju
čeština: Wondžu
Deutsch: Wonju
eesti: Wonju
español: Wonju
Esperanto: Vonĝu
فارسی: ونجو
français: Wonju
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Wonju Sṳ
한국어: 원주시
Bahasa Indonesia: Wonju
italiano: Wonju
ქართული: ვონჯუ
lietuvių: Vondžu
lumbaart: Wonju
монгол: Воньжү
Nederlands: Wonju
日本語: 原州市
norsk: Wonju
polski: Wonju
português: Wonju
русский: Вонджу
slovenčina: Wondžu
suomi: Wonju
svenska: Wonju
Tagalog: Wonju
Türkçe: Wonju
українська: Вонджу
اردو: وونجو
Tiếng Việt: Wonju
Winaray: Wonju
中文: 原州市