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Location & Area

Location & Area

GURI LOCATION

The location of Guri

Guri lies in the northeastern area of Gyeonggi-do located
in the midwestern region of the Korean peninsula.

Guri is adjacent to Nowon-gu, Jungnang-gu, and Gwangjin-gu with Achasan Mountain as a boundary in the west.

It faces Namyangju with Wangsukcheon Stream as a boundary in the east and is also adjacent to Namyangju in the north. Hangang River flows in the southern part and Gangdong-gu, Seoul lies across the river. Guri is situated between Songpa-gu, Seoul and Hanam-si, Gyeonggi-do.

Guri is located at 127˚ 06’ 05” to 127˚ 10’ 25” east longitude and from 37˚ 33’ 10” to 37˚ 39’ 50” north latitude.

The whole area is 33.3km².

The current area was determined in December 1995. As Guji-myeon was renamed Guri-myeon, the administrative district of Guri included part of Seoul and Namyangju in 1914. In 1963, part of present-day Seoul was separated again.

Guri Area 33.3km²
  • Residential area 7.38km² (22.2%)
  • Commercial area 0.78km² (2.3%)
  • Green area 25.14km² (75.5%)