The third Sister City, Cheonan, signed in 1989, is located about 50 miles south of Seoul. Due to its rolling hills and four distinct seasons, it is called the “Garden City”. There are many scenic attractions in the immediate area.
Similarities include the primary concern of education, which is evidenced by the large number of educational facilities in Cheonan. It has been designated as the high tech headquarters for Korea. Cheonan City has a population of around 600,000 and occupies the entire county of Cheonan.