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Bucheon

Bucheon
Administration
Full nameBucheon
Native name부천
富川
Native name langKorean
Settlement typeMunicipal City
CountrySouth Korea
RegionSudogwon
Geography
Total Area20.6 sq mi (53.44 km2)
Demography
Total Population850731 (2005)
Density (pop.)15919/km2 (41230.2/sq mi)
DialectSeoul

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Bucheon is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. It is sandwiched between Incheon and Seoul. Manufacturing operations are located in the city.

Bucheon promotes itself as the cultural centre of the Seoul Metropolitan Area. The Bucheon Philharmonic Orchestra is located there and an annual international film festival is held in July, called the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival or PiFAN.

Bucheon's institutions of higher education include: Bucheon College, Yuhan College, Catholic University of Korea Bucheon campus, and Seoul Theological University.


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