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동대문구 · 東大門區
Streetview o Nangye-ro in Sinseol-dong
Streetview o Nangye-ro in Sinseol-dong
Location o Dongdaemun-gu in Seoul
Location o Dongdaemun-gu in Seoul
KintraSooth Korea
Special CeetySeoul
Admeenistrative dong26
 • MayorHong Sa-rip (홍사립)
 • Total14.22 km2 (5.49 sq mi)
 • Total346,770
 • Density24,000/km2 (63,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Korea Staundart Time)
WebsiteDongdaemun-gu official website

Dongdaemun-gu is ane o the 25 gu (destricts) o Seoul, Sooth Korea. It is locatit tae the north o the River Han. Its destrict office is in Yongdu-dong whaur is close tae the unnergrund station o branch o Line 2.

The mayor o this destrict is Sarip Hong (홍사립) syne Julie 2006.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dongdaemun-gu wis first creatit in 1943 when the "gu" seestem stairtit an wis lairger in aurie than the day. Seongbuk-gu separatit frae the destrict in 1949, an Changsin Dong an Sungin Dong wur gien tae Jongno-gu in 1975. A addeetional 17 dong (neebourheids) separatit tae become Jungnang-gu in 1988.[2]

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Dongdaemun-gu currently comprises 22 dong frae August 11, 2008.

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

Unnergrund[eedit | eedit soorce]

(Jongno-gu) ← Sinseol-dongJegi-dongCheongnyangniHoegiHankuk University of Foreign StudiesSinimun → (Seongbuk-gu)
Sinseol-dongYongdu → (Seongdong-gu)
(Seongdong-gu) ← DapsimniJanghanpyeong → (Gwangjin-gu)
(Seongdong-gu) ← Cheongnyangni (abuingrund)Hoegi → (Jungnang-gu)

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

Varsities[eedit | eedit soorce]

Research[eedit | eedit soorce]

Attractions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The grave steids o Kim Byeongro (김병로 金炳魯), Han Yongwoon (한용운 韓龍雲), Ahn Changho an Oh Sechang (오세창 吳世昌) are locatit in this destrict an aw.[2]

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Korean Statistical Information Service (Korean) > Population and Household > Census Result (2010) > Population by Administrative district, Sex and Age / Alien by Administrative district and Sex Archived 2013-08-26 at the Wayback Machine, Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  2. a b c "동대문구 (Dongdaemun-gu 東大門區)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2008.[deid airtin]