Brief History of Jeongeup

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General Status of Sister City
Area 24.01㎢ (2.96% of Seoul)
Population 194,000 (71,192 households)
Administration & Organization 21 dongs, 419 tongs, 3,012 tongs
City Council 21 members
Major Industries Shoes, jewelry, curtains, antiques
Cultural Assets Gyeongbok Palace, Changdeok Palace, Changgyeon Palace, Bukhansan National Park, Children's Park, etc.
Major Events Tapgol Korean Classical Music Festival (May), Insa-dong Culture Market (every Sunday), Korean Classical Music and Culture Festival, Insa-dong Festival, Jongno Yukuijeon (market) Events (October).
Course of Establishing Sister Relationship
1998.11.21 Visit of Jongno-gu Friendship Exchange Committee (Chief of District Office and 44 others). Delivered intentions of exchange.
1998.12.20 Donghak farmers' musical drama, 'Hwangtohyeon Torch,' invitation performance at Marnier Park.
1999.03.12 Visit of Jeongeup City Delegation (Person in charge of international collaboration and two others). Discussed the schedule for the establishment of Sisterhood.
1999.04.10 Visit for the signing of the Sisterhood Agreement (Mayor and 24 others). Signing of the Sisterhood Agreement.
1999.08.16 Invitation concert of Ryu Taepyeongyang and the Jeongeup City Traditional Classical Music Orchestra (Sejong Center).
1999.09.13 Delegation's visit to express condolences for late City Council Member Kwon Yeongjae (Deputy Chairman and six others).
1999.11.01 Delegation's visit to celebrate the Autumn Leaves Festival (Chief of Finance and two others). Congratulations for the '99 Jeongeupsa Culture Festival.
2000.05.08 Congratulatory message sent regarding the events of the 7th Dongno Citizen's Day).
2000.05.10 Receipt of messages and flowers (The 33rd Gabo Peasants' Revolution ceremony and events).
2000.11.01 Delegation's visit to celebrate the Autumn Leaves Festival (Deputy Chief District Office, Officer in charge of the City Assembly Collaboration Department).
2001.05.10 Congratulatory visit for the 7th Jeongeup Citizen's Day (Chief of Life and Welfare Department, Person in Charge of International Collaboration).
2001.05.13 Congratulatory visit for the 8th Jongno-gu Citizen's Day (Officer in charge of Planning and Audit).
2003.5.9 visited to celebrate 9th Jeonguep Citizen’s Day( 3representatioves included the headman of the ward)
2003.5.11 visited to celebrate 10th Residence of Jongro ward’s Day (2 representatives included the Vice-Mayor)
2005.5.9 visited to celebrate 12th Residence of Jogroward’s Day(the Mayor)
2005.11.13 managed of a direct dealing market to greet Jungchu day(the fifteenth day of the eighth lunar month)- donated 9,000,000Won included DanPoung Miin rice
2005.12.7 managed an event to promote and sell agricultural and special products – donated 10,000,000Won and 39 items included Danpoung Miin rice
2005.12.28 visited the scene to comfort persons who affected by heavy snowfall – handed out documents, lunch and voluntary service(45 people included the headman of the ward and 45people included Park Jin Won Assemblyman)
2006.11.1 visited to celebrate 12th Jeonguep Citizen’s Day ( 4 representatives included the headman of the ward)
2006.11.1 managed of a direct dealing market of agricultural and special products – donated 10 items included sweet potato and 9,000,000Won
2007.3.20 presented a wreath of the completion of Jongro elder’s complex welfare institution
2007.4.19 presented a wreath of the completion of the physical culture centre in Jongro ward
2007.5.9 participated an event of 14th Residence of Jongro ward’s Day(2 representatives included the Vice-Mayor)
2008.2.4 managed a direct dealing market of agricultural and special products –donated 15,000,000Won included Danpoung Miin rice(the square of Jongro ward office)
2008.5.10 presented a wreath of celebration of 41th Donghak, Hwangto festival
2008.9.11 managed a direct dealing market of agricultural and special products – donated 36,000,000Won included Danpoung Miin rice( the square of Jongro ward office)
2008.11.1 presented a wreath of celebration of 14th Citizen’s Day and Autumnal leaves in Naejangsan and married couple love festival
2009.5.7 visited to celebrate events of 16th Residence of Jongro ward’s Day(5 representatives included Mayor)
2009.5.8 presented a wreath of celebration of 42th Donhak, Hwangto festival