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.

Dongdaemun-gu

동대문구
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
RegionSudogwon
Special CeetySeoul
Admeenistrative dong26
Govrenment
 • MayorHong Sa-rip (홍사립)
Area
 • Total14.22 km2 (5.49 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total346,770
 • Density24,000/km2 (63,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Korea Staundart Time)
WebsiteDongdaemun-gu official website

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

HistoryEedit

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 diveesionsEedit

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

TransportationEedit

UnnergrundEedit

(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)

EddicationEedit

VarsitiesEedit

ResearchEedit

AttractionsEedit

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 ceetiesEedit

ReferencesEedit

  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, Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "동대문구 (Dongdaemun-gu 東大門區)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2008.