Hanam (하남시) is a city in Gyeonggi-do. The population as of 2004 was 131,565, including:
- 129,903 Koreans and
- 1,662 non-Koreans.
- Number of households: 45,500 (2002.12)
- Administrative divisions: 10 dong
- Location of city hall: 520 Shinjang 2-dong, Hanam-shi (하남시 신장2동 520)
- City flower: 은방울꽃
- City tree: Ginkgo (은행나무)
- City bird: Pheasant (꿩)
The city is on the border with the Gangdong-gu and Songpa-gu area of Seoul and thus is not an inconvenient location to live in. Most of the citizens of the city work in Seoul as well. As well as Seoul on the west, the Han River is to the north, and the Gwangju Mountains begin in the south. Some of the mountains there include Cheongnyangsan (청량산, 480m), Gaeksan (객산, 291m), Geumamsan (금암산, 310m), Geomdansan (검단산,657m), and Duribong (두리봉, 596m).
Other cities bordering Hanam are Namyangju, Gwangju, and Seongnam.
The climate of the city is the same as that in Seoul: the average yearly temperature is around 10℃, the average in January is -4℃, and the average in August is 26℃. The average yearly precipitation is also around 1,300 mm.
Hanam became a city in 1989.
|Yearly Arrests: || 9,686
|Number of Health Centers: || 1
|Number of Dentists: || 17
|Yearly Fires: || 182
|Number of Apartments: || 11,796
Out of the population of the city, 65,698 are male and 62,556 are female.
Restaurants and Bars
As the average Korean, Japanese, and Chinese restaurants are in abundance throughout Korea and are easy for foreigners to find, the following restaurants reflect a sampling of restaurants considered to be either popular or are western-friendly choices and other ethnic foods.
Hanam is a 15-20 minute bus ride away from Cheonho Station, which then puts you 4 stops away from the popular Jamsil Station area, or 9 stops (with a line transfer) to Gangnam Station. 11 stops on the line that Cheonho Station is on (Seoul Subway Line 5), will put you in the heart of central Seoul.
- Jungbu Expressway - starts from Hanam
- Seoul Outer Circular Road
- Pangyo-Guri Highway
- National Road No. 43