Apgujeong-dong

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Apgujeong-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul압구정동
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanisationApgujeong-dong
 • McCune–ReischauerApkujǒng-tong
KintraSooth Korea
Area
 • Total2.53 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Tot33,036
 • Density13,058/km2 (33,820/sq mi)

Apgujeong-dong is a residential, fashion, shoppin, an educational destrict in the Gangnam destrict o Seoul. The dong oreeginates frae a pavilion wi the same name foondit bi Han Myeong-hoe (Hangul: 한명회, Hanja: 1415-1487), a heich-rankin govrenment officer durin the Joseon dynasty.[1]

The aurie contains upscale depairtment stores, shops, boutiques, private educations, cafes an restaurants. It is the location for heidquairters o entertainment agencies, sic as S.M. Entertainment an JYP Entertainment. The Café Pascucci coffee chain in Apgujeong wis uised as ane o the main filmin locations for Seoul Broadcasting System's 2001 drama Beautiful Days, starrin Lee Byung-hun, Choi Ji-woo, Ryu Shi-won, Shin Min-a, Lee Jung-hyun an Lee Yoo-jin[2]

It is servit bi Apgujeong Station an Sinsa Station on the Seoul Subwey Line 3.

Currently, it is ane o the walthiest neebourheids in Seoul.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "압구정동 (Apgujeong-dong 狎鷗亭洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-16.
  2. "Beautiful Days". Korean TV Drama. Korea Tourism Organization. Retrieved 1 June 2012.

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