|• Revised Romanisation||Daechi-dong|
|• McCune–Reischauer||Taech'i tong|
|• Total||3.53 km2 (1.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||24,545/km2 (63,570/sq mi)|
Daechi-dong is a dong in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, Sooth Korea. Daechi-dong is dividit intae 3 different “dongs” which are Daechi 1-dong, 2-dong, an 4-dong. The real estate price is vera heich due tae the mony hagwons in the aurie. Thare is a stream cried Yangjaecheon that runs throu the hert o Daechi-dong.
Name an History[eedit | eedit soorce]
The name Daechi-dong came frae the Cheenese form o Hanti Town which meant a toun belaw a big hill. Daechi-dong haed a lot o names. Juist efter the Joseon Dynasty, it wis referred tae as Unju-myeon, an wis admeenistered as a pairt o Gwangju-gun, Gyeonggi-do. Then on 1 Aprile 1914, the name wis chyngit tae Daechi-li, an it wis redestrictit intae Unju-myeon, Kwangju-gun. It feenally chyngit intae Daechi-dong an became a pairt o the ceety o Seoul whan the ceety’s admeenistrative destrict wis expandit on 1 Januar 1963, wi law nummer 1172 efter unthirldom frae the Japanese occupation. On 1 October 1975, it wis brocht unner the admeenistration o Gangnam-gu which is whaur it remains the day.
Education[eedit | eedit soorce]
The real estate prices o Daechi-dong are vera heich compared tae ither dongs. That is due tae the heich concentrations o hagwons in the aurie. In Korea, Daechi-dong is cried the ‘Mecca o private education’. It is the place which sends the maist students bi percentage tae Korea’s sae-cried “SKY” varsities an aw: Seoul Naitional University, Korea University, an Yonsei University. This began in the 1960s whan hagwons began tae open near the heich-schuils wi the best academic reputations. Currently, thare are ower 850 o thir hagwons in Daechi-dong.
This educational infrastructur attracts mony faimilies tae the aurie, an is ane o the lairgest raisons for Daechi-dong’s heich real estate prices.
Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]
Yangjaecheon is a major stream that flows throu Daechi-dong. It is relatively lang an runs throu 4 dongs. Yangjaecheon is the result o the restoration o a pollutit naitural mairsk, an it is home tae 22 kynds o fish (sic as catfish an hornet fish) an ower 150 kynds o plants. Thare are mony birds an aw, includin the reed warbler, white heron, butcherbird, an swans.
The Seoul Trade Exhibition & Convention Center (SETEC) is locatit in Daechi-dong an aw. SETEC is a profeesional exhibition convention centre wi special exhibits, internaitional conferences, an convention haws. Some o the major events are Internaitional Fair Trade Conference an LOGIN TOURISM.
Commonty Events[eedit | eedit soorce]
The maist major events in Daechidong are the Hanti Festival an Gangnam Sports Day. Hanti Festival is celebratit tae strenthen the commonty spirit an tae rethink aboot the past whan the dong wis cried Hanti Town. Fowk o aw ages can pairticipate an enjoy mony kynds o activities sic as tug o war, singin competitions, an runnin. Thare is lots o fuid tae eat an aw. Gangnam Sports Day featurs a B-boy dance performance, parade, athletic competeetion, awairds ceremony, an performances bi tap Korean sangsters.
Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]
The neebourheid is servit bi the follaein stations o the Seoul Subway:
- Daechi (Line 3)
- Dogok (Line 3, Bundang Line)†
- Hangnyeoul (Line 3)
- Hanti (Bundang Line)
- Samseong (Line 2)
- Seolleung (Line 2, Bundang Line)
Sub-diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]
, 2-dong the sootheast, 3-dong
References[eedit | eedit soorce]
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- "한반도, 사교육 VS 공교육 대치(對峙)의 역사" (in Korean). News Mission. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
- "양재천" (in Korean). Gangnam-gu Office. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
- "Unique Venues – Seoul Convention Bureau – South Korea" (in Korean). Seoul Metropolitan Government. Retrieved 2010-08-26.
- "강남의 축제" (in Korean). Gangnam-gu office. Retrieved 2010-08-26.