Seodaemun-gu

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Seodaemun-gu

서대문구
서대문구 · 西大門區
A street at nicht in Sinchon-dong
A street at nicht in Sinchon-dong
Location o Seodaemun-gu in Seoul
Location o Seodaemun-gu in Seoul
KintraSooth Korea
RegionSudogwon
Special CeetySeoul
Admeenistrative dong14
Govrenment
 • MayorMoon Seok-Jin (Democratic Unitit)
 • CooncilSeodaemun Destrict Cooncil
 • Members o the Seoul Metropolitan Cooncil신원철
(Democratic Unitit)
1st Electoral District
박운기
(Democratic Unitit)
2nd Electoral District
김태희
(Democratic Unitit)
3rd Electoral District
조상호
(Democratic Unitit)
4th Electoral District[1]
 • Members o the Naitional AssemblySung Hun Lee
(Saenuri)
Seodaemun-gu Gap district
Doo-Un Chung
(Saenuri)
Seodaemun-gu Eul district[2]
Area
 • Total17.61 km2 (6.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[3])
 • Tot313,814
 • Density18,000/km2 (46,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)서대문구민 (Seodaemun gumin)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Korea Staundart Time)
FlowerRose
TreePine Tree
BirdKorean Magpie
WabsteidSeodaemun-gu official website

Seodaemun-gu is a gu locatit in northwastren Seoul, Sooth Korea. The name derives frae Seodaemun, meanin leeterally "Great Wast Gate", which wis ance locatit in the destrict. Seodaemun wis ane o the fower great gates o the ceety waw surroondin the Joseon caipital o Hanyang.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Seodaemun-gu consists o 14 "admeenistrative dong"s (haengjeong-dong 행정동).

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Members of Council". Retrieved 6 April 2012.
  2. "Assembly Members". Retrieved 6 April 2012.
  3. Korean Statistical Information Service (Korean) > Population and Household > Census Result (2010) > Population by Administrative district, Sex and Age / Alien by Administrative district and Sex, Retrieved 2010-06-02.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 37°34′45″N 126°56′12″E / 37.57917°N 126.93667°E / 37.57917; 126.93667