Welcome to Guri City, the Beautiful Green City in the Waterfront.

History

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History

  • Mar. 1, 1914 : Newly established Guri-myeon, Yangju-gun
  • Jul. 1, 1973 : Promoted to Guri-eup, Yangju-gun
  • Apr. 1, 1980 : Changed the jurisdiction as Guri-eup, Namyangju-gun
  • Jan. 1, 1986 : Promoted to Guri City

Population - as of May 2007 : 195,979 (97,879 men and 98,100 women)

Household Unit - 72,275 households

Area - 33.30km² (0.31% of Gyeonggi-do)

  • Greenbelt zone: 21.64km² (64.9%)
  • Military protection zone - 10.97km² (33%)
  • Cultural property protection zone - 2.19km² (6.6%)

Administrative districts - 8 dongs, 262 tongs, and 1,653 bans

Organization

  • Main office (3 bureaus, 2 offices, 18 divisions, 1 directly controlled office, 1 city council, 2 branches, and 8 dongs)

Public employees

  • 654 persons (397 persons in the City Hall, 12 persons in the City Council, 31 in directly controlled office,
  • 129 persons in branch offices, 85 in dong)