Gil-dong

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Gil-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul길동
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanisationGil-dong
 • McCune–ReischauerKil-tong
KintraSooth Korea
Area
 • Total2.17 km2 (0.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Tot50,568
 • Density23,303/km2 (60,350/sq mi)

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

Exit 1 leads tae mony different love motels, hoffs, an mony, mony norae bangs. In this direction it is aboot 2 km tae the Han River. Thare is a Paris baguette an a cafe bene on this side.

Exit 2 an 3 lead tae the post office an a lairge Korean mercat. Alang the main road on this side o the street, thare is a hame plus, a dunkin doughnuts, a 3 floor "dollar store" daiso an mony Korean restaurants. Thare are mony dentists an mair norae bangs that you can imagine an aw.

On the same street as the post office is a teepical outdoor Korean mercat, made up o maistly fruit, vegetable, fish an ddok sellers. It haes become mair gentrifeed lately an shops such as "The Face Shop" hae muivit in. This mercat runs the lenth o gil-dong on this back street. This area back frae the main road is made up o mony sma ane way streets wi mony villas an tradeetional Korean hooses linin thaim.

Gil-dong haes the feel o an aulder, poorer Korean neebourheid. Thare are lots o faimilies an fowk ridin bikes an buyin groceries. The aurie is stairtin tae change tho, an newer heich rises are bein built up near the gildong/gangdong intersection.

The aurie haes relatively few hogwans, an haurdly ony foreigners livin here.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gil-dong is geografically locatit far awa frae the Han River, so the natives believe this aurie is easy tae be settled an safe tae avoid ony damage frae storm an flood, based on Feng shui Theory. In 1995, Seoul Subway Line 5 wis passed throu this aurie stoppin at Gil-dong Station. On the aurie o Gil-dong, Gangdong Public Librar, Sinmyung Middle Schuil, Kangdong Sacred Hert Hospital o Hallym University an a Leadership Training Institute o Doosan Group namit Yeongangwon is locatit. [3]

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Current Zip Code o Gil-dong is 134-010. 134 is for Gangdong-gu an 010 is for Gil-dong.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "길동 (Gil-dong 吉洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-18.
  2. "The origin of Gil-dong" (in Korean). Gangdong-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-18.[deid airtin]
  3. http://dong.gangdong.go.kr:8081/pub/dong/3240152/01_dong/03/01_dong_03.jsp

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