Myeongil-dong

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Myeongil-dong
Hangul 명일동
Hanja
Revised Romanization Myeongil-dong
McCune–Reischauer Myongil-tong
Statistics
Aurie 1.58 km2 (0.6 sq mi)
Population (2001) 51,354 [1]
Population densitie 32,503 /km2 (84,182.4 /sq mi)

Myeongil-dong is a dong, neebourheid o Gangdong-gu in Seoul, Sooth Korea.[1][2]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name o Myeongil wis namit efter 'Myeongil-won' durin Goryeo Dynasty in 10t Century.[3] Myeongil-won wis an accommodation facilities an duty station o rentin or transferrin horses for the Public offeecials who go a business trip. In modren times, Myeongil-dong wis actually a pairt o Myeongil-ri, Gucheon-myeon, Gwangju, Gyeonggi-do Province, an then be includit intae Seoul in 1963. Even nouadays, the street o Gucheonmyeon-gil still exists. Frae the late 1970s tae mid 1980s, lairge scale o falm an orchard wur renovatit intae huge apairtments complex built bi Korea National Housing Corporation (currently Korea Land & Housing Corporation), Samick, Woosung, Hanyang an Hyundai Engineering and Construction an developit as ane o new toun in Seoul, alang wi Mok-dong an Sanggye-dong in 1990s. In 1995, Seoul Subway Line 5 wis passed throu this aurie stoppin at Godeok Station, Myeongil Station an Gubeundari Station. Currently, Myeongil-dong is well kent for the location o Myungsung Presbyterian Kirk, E-mart Myeongil branch, Hame plus Gangdong branch an neebourheid o Hanyoung Foreign Leid Heich Schuil.

Aurie Information[eedit | eedit soorce]

Current Zip Code o Myeongil-dong is 134-070. 134 is for Gangdong-gu an 070 is for Myeongil-dong.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "명일동 (Myeongil-dong 明逸洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  2. "The origin of Myeongil-dong" (in Korean). Gangdong-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-18. [deid airtin]
  3. http://dong.gangdong.go.kr:8081/pub/dong/3240041/01_dong/03/01_dong_03.jsp

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