Sister Cities

About Uiwang City, South Korea

Uiwang is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. It is one of many satellite cities that ring Seoul, making up the Seoul National Capital Area. Its largest immediate urban neighbor is Anyang (South Korea). The low peaks of the Gwangju Mountains shape the local landscape.

Rail transportation is an important part of Uiwang, which is home to the Korean Railroad Museum and Korea National Railroad College. Seoul Subway Line 1 passes through the city, as does the Gyeongbu Line railroad. In addition, a terminal of the Hanjin container shipping concern is located here.

2014 Participants

Recent Sister City –Summer Delegates

2013  Summer and 2014 Summer

Gil and Laurie Chung, Delegate: Christian

David and Virmarie DePoyster, Delegate:  Anna DePoyster

David and Kara Dowers, Delegate:  Evan Dowers

Kevin and Sue Kerr, Delegate: Gabriel Kerr

Ban and Hong Nguyen, Delegate: Tiger Nguyen

Tom and Kaysie Rusk, Delegate: Samantha Rusk

Dr. Mark and Jennifer Wilson, Delegates:  Grace and Lance

2014 Summer

Chaperones: Mary Beth Bowman, Sue Kerr, Hong Nguyen, Delegate: Winston Meyer

2013 Summer

Clinton Sr. and Donna Moses, Delegate:  Chloe Moses

Tom and Karen Trevino, Delegate: Kim Trevino