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Samsung Town
Location o Seocho-gu in Seoul
Location o Seocho-gu in Seoul
KintraSooth Korea
Special CeetySeoul
Admeenistrative dong18
 • MayorChin Ik-chol (진익철)
 • Total47.14 km2 (18.20 sq mi)
 • Total393,270
 • Density8,300/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Korea Staundart Time)
WebsiteSeocho-gu offeecial wabsite

Seocho-gu is a gu o Seoul, Sooth Korea. It is a popular residential aurie for the mid- or upper-cless residents in Seoul. Seocho is generally referred tae as a pairt o Greater Gangnam Aurie, alang wi Gangnam-gu an Songpa-gu.

Seocho-gu is servit bi the Seoul Subway Line 2, Line 3, Line 7, Bundang Line, an Line 9. Sooth Korea's langest heich-gate, Gyeongbu Expressway, ends here.

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

In South Korea, thare are twa teeps or dong or neighborhoods, ane of which is cried Beopjeong-dong (법정동 ) denotin "dong designatit bi law". The ither is cried Haengjeong-dong (행정동 ) referring tae "dong assigned for administrative purpose". Beopjeong-dong haes a lang history, tradeetion or convention o each place, while as a population of residents in beopjeong-dong increases or decreases, the admeenistration in charge divides ane dong frae several haengjeong-dong or integrates several beopjeong-dong tae ane haengjeong-dong sic as the follaein, for example. Wonji-dong is a beopjeong-dong o Seocho-gu but is administered bi the Yangjae 2-dong office. Seocho 1-dong is ane o hangjeong-dongs o Seocho-dong.[3] The ablo are beopjeong-dong.


Characteristic[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie is hame tae the Supreme Court an the Supreme Prosecutors' Office. Seocho Samsung Town in Seocho-dong, near Gangnam Station, is the heidquairter o several corporations o the Samsung Group includin Samsung Electronics. An aw in DaeRyung Scecho Touer is the heidquairter o Sooth Korean skincare an cosmetics manufacturer Skin Food.[4]

It is the location o the infamous Sampoong Department Store collapse o 1995 an aw.

Seorae Village in Banpo-dong, is a sma French enclave, wi a lairge concentration o French residents an European-style restaurants, dessert cafes, as well as wineries an cafes staund alang its main street.[5]

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(Gangnam-gu) ← Seoul National Univ. of Education - Seocho - Bangbae → (Dongjak-gu)
(Gangnam-gu) ← Jamwon - Express Bus Terminal - Seoul National Univ. of Education - Nambu Bus Terminal - Yangjae(Seocho-gu Office) → (Gangnam-gu)
(Gangnam-gu) ← Banpo - Express Bus Terminal - Naebang → (Dongjak-gu)
  • Seoul Metro Line 9 Corporation
(Dongjak-gu) ← Gubanpo - Sinbanpo - Express Bus Terminal - Sapyeong → (Gangnam-gu)

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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. Archived 2007-09-28 at
  3. "Haengjeong-dong (행정동 行政洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Archived frae the original on 2 September 2009. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2008.
  4. "Skin Food<Headquarter Address". Skin Food official website. Archived frae the original on 25 September 2012. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  5. Cho Jae-eun; Junghee Lee; Chang Hae-won (27 Apryle 2011). "Amuse-bouches in Seoul's French Quarter". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 27 Januar 2013.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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