Title : Hometown Special: Gyeonggi  
( /Hangul)
Stamp Serial#
2231 
KPC#
C-1709 
MICHEL#
2258 
StanGib#
Not listed 
Scott#
2095b 
Date of Issue
08/01/2002 
Quantity
900,000 
Denomination
190 won 
Design
Panmunjeom(the Freedom House)-Gyeonggi 
Designer
Kim, Sung-am 
Image Area
40mm x 30mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
4 x 4 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printing process
and colors
Photogravure, five colors 
Print
Korea Minting and Security Printing Corporation 
Description
Special stamps featuring the traditional culture and traits of local regions will be issued in commemoration of the PHILAKOREA 2002 World Stamp Exhibition scheduled to be held in Seoul from August 2 to August 11, 2002. These stamps, representing the tangible and intangible cultural themes of 16 local regions in Korea, are designed to promote international relations of local cities as well as the nation's interest in the stamp exhibition.

Hometown Special - Gyeonggi
Panmunjeom(the Freedom House), situated at the Demilitarized Zone in Paju city, Gyeonggi Province, is the location of the Freedom House for South Korea and Panmungak, the administrative headquarters for North Korea. The Freedom House holds liaison offices for South and North Korea, as well as the liaison offices for the Red Cross of both Koreas which serve as the hotline between the South and North.