Uijeongbu is a city in Gyeonggi Province. Its geographical location is 37°45´N 127°3´E.
The city is located about an hour north of central Seoul by subway. The area has fair concentration of GI's from Camp Jackson, Camp Stanley and Camp Red Cloud. In the TV show M*A*S*H, this city (then just a village) served as the home of MASH 4077.
Despite it being known for its military presence, the area has boomed into a satellite community of Seoul and all that comes with it. Which means shopping, cinemas, restaurants and bars, PC bangs, DVD Bangs, etc...In addition to US personnel, English hagwons have surfaced and as a result, has generated an expat community of English teachers.
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.
Uijeongbu Station is located downtown and is known to be a popular nightlife district. The areas around the "Camps" also tend to have a lot more western-style services and amenities, such as places to buy phone cards, used cellphones, English-speaking hair salons, etc...These areas also have an active nightlife and the prevalence of Juicy bars.
Getting to downtown Seoul by subway will take about an hour. If you miss the last train, you can expect to pay around 30,000won by taxi to get to Uijeongbu.
A VAL driverless metro system is in development  with one elevated line of 10.6 km and 14 stations. The opening is scheduled in April 2011.