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History of Anyang

History of Anyang
Year Event
475 (Goguryeo, 6th year
of King Jang-su)
Belongs to Yeoulmok gun (Bakdal-dong and Seoksu-dong belong to Ingbulno hyeon)
757 (Silla King Kyeong
duk 16th year )
Ingbulno hyeon → Gokyang hyeon
940 (Goryeo Taejo 23rd year) Gwaju (Gokyang hyeon → Gumju hyeon)
1413 (Josun Taejong) Gwacheon hyeon (Gumju hyeon → Gumcheon hyeon)
1414 (Josun Taejong
14th year)
Name is changed to Gwacheon hyeon
1895 (Josun Gojong 32nd
year)
Gwacheon gun (Sihung gun)
1914 April 1 Gwacheon, Sihung, Ansan gun are combined to become part of Sihung gun Suheeh myeon
1941 October 1 Suheeh myeon renamed to Anyang myeon
1949 August 14 Anyang myeon promoted to an eup
1963 January 1 Dong myeon Shin-anyang ri and Suh myeon Bakdal ri become part of Anyang eup
1973 July 1 Anyang eup is promoted to Anyang-si (“city of Anyang”)
1979 April 28 Anyang 6-dong is divided into dongs 6 and 7 & Seoksu-dong is divided into Suksu 1 and 2 dongs (14 dongs)
1982 September 1 Bisan-dong is divided into Bisan 1 and 2 dongs (15 dongs)
1983 October 1 Hogye-dong divided into Hogye 1,2 dongs (16 dongs)
1985 November 5 Anyang 6-dong divided into Anyan 6,8 dongs & Hogye 1-dong divided into Hogye 1 and 3 dongs (18 dongs)
1987 January 1 Part of Gwangmyeong-si soha-dong becomes part of Seoksu 2-dong
1989 May 1 District office outposts installed in Manan and Dongan
1990 January 1 Seoksu 2-dong is divided into Seoksu 2 and 3 dongs (19 ind. dongs)
1990 May 21 Bisan 2-dong is divided into Bisan 2 and 3 dongs & Gwanyang-dong is divided into Gwanyang 1 and 2 dongs (21 dongs)
1992 May 7 Bisan 2-dong is divided into Bisan 2-dong and Buheung-dong & Hogye 2-dong are divided into Hogye 2-dong and Beomgye-dong (23 dongs)
1992 October 1 Manan and Dongan district office outposts are dismantled and Manan district office and Dongan district offices are established
1993 Jan 15 Gwanyang 2-dong isdivided into Gwanyang 2-dong and Burim-dong & Pyeongchon-dong are divided into Pyeongchon-dong and Pyeongan-dong & Beomgye-dong are divided into Beomgye-dong and Shincheon-dong (26 dongs)
1993 May 20 Buheung-dong is divided into Buheung-dong and Daran-dongs & Hogye 1-dong divided into Hogye 1-dong and Galsan-dong (28 dongs)
1994 July 1 Manan gu Anyang 3-dong is divided into Anyang 3-dong and Anyang 9-dong & Manan gu Bakdal-dong are divided into Bakdal 1-dong and Bakdal 2-dong & Dongan gu Pyeongan-dong are divided into Pyeongan-dong and Gwiin-dong (31 dongs)
1994 December 22 Some administrative districts changed (between cities)
- Part of Anyang-si Manan gu Anyang-dong → Gunpo-si
- Part of Anyang-si Dongan gu Hogye-dong → Gunpo-si
- Part of Anyang-si Dongan gu Pyeongchon-dong → Uiwang-si
- Part of Gunpo Si Sanbon-dong → Anyang-si Manan gu Anyang-dong
1994 December 26 Boundary lines changed between legal dongs
- Part of Manan gu Anyang-dong → Bakdal-dong
- Part of Manan gu Bakdal-dong → Anyang-dong
- Part of Dongan gu Pyeongchon-dong → Hogye-dong
1995 April 20 Change of border between cities
- Part of Gunpo Si Sanbon-dong → Anyang-si Manan gu Anyang-dong
1996 January 1 Boundary lines changed between legal dongs
- Part of Dongan gu Gwanyang-dong → Bisan-dong
- Part of Dongan gu Gwanyang-dong → Pyeongchon-dong
- Part of Dongan gu Pyeongchon-dong → Gwanyang-dong

Boundary lines changed between administrative dongs
- Part of Manan gu Anyang 2-dong → Anyang 3-dong
- Part of Manan gu Anyang 5-dong → Anyang 1-dong
- Part of Manan gu Anyang 5-dong → Anyang 4-dong
- Part of Dongan gu Galsan-dong → Shinchon-dong
1997 January 1 Boundary lines changed between administrative dongs
- Part of Manan gu Anyang 1-dong → Anyang 2-dong
- Part of Manan gu Anyang 2-dong → Suksu 1-dong, Bisan 1-dong
- Part of Dongan gu Bisan 2-dong → Bisan 3-dong
- Part of Dongan gu Pyeongchon-dong → Gwiin-dong
2004 October (the present) - Manan gu has 14 dongs
- Dongan gu has 17 dongs