Dongjak-gu is ane o the 25 gu which mak up the ceety o Seoul, Sooth Korea. Its name wis derivit frae the Dongjaegi Naruteo Ferry, locatit on the Han River which borders the destrict tae the north. It wis the 17t gu creatit in Seoul, efter bein separatit frae Gwanak-gu on 1 Apryle 1980.[2]


동작구 · 銅雀區
Views o Dongjak-gu
Views o Dongjak-gu
Location o Dongjak-gu in Seoul
Location o Dongjak-gu in Seoul
KintraSooth Korea
Special CeetySeoul
Admeenistrative dong17
 • MayorChung-Sill Moon (Democratic Unitit)
 • CooncilDongjak Destrict Cooncil
 • Members o the Seoul Metropolitan Cooncil강희용
(Democratic Unitit)
1st Electoral Destrict
(Democratic United)
2nt Electoral Destrict
(Democratic Unitit)
3rd Electoral Destrict
(Democratic Unitit)
4t Electoral Destrict
 • Members o the Naitional AssemblyByung-Hun Jun
(Democratic Unitit)
Dongjak-gu Gap district
Mong Joon Chung
Dongjak-gu Eul district
 • Total16.35 km2 (6.31 sq mi)
 • Tot397,317
 • Density24,000/km2 (63,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Korea Staundart Time)
WabsteidDongjak-gu official website


The main seembol o Dongjak-gu is the Snawy Heron. A cartoon character namit Roya, a baby snawy-heron, can be seen on signs, banners, an even licht poles throuoot the gu. Accordin tae the offeecial wabsteid, uise o the snawy heron is meant tae seembolize the "clean, bonnie an noble spirit" o Dongjak's fowk. The emblem, foond at maist offeecial biggins, depicts the snawy heron soarin intae the sky.


Dongjak is hame tae some KOSPI200 companies, includin Nongshim, Honam Petrochemical, an Yuhan.

Admeenistrative diveesionsEedit

Dongjak-gu is dividit intae 14 dong, which are:


Dongjak-gu is hame tae Chongshin Varsity, the Seoul campus o Chung-Ang Varsity, an Soongsil Varsity.

Places o interestEedit

Thare are mony notable sichts in Dongjak-gu. The maist famous is the Naitional Cemetery, locatit in Dongjak-dong. Additionally, several temples are locatit throuoot the waird. The Noryangjin Fish Mercat is notable an aw, as amaist hauf o the fish brocht tae the ceety comes throu here.

Boramae Park is a lairge pairk that wis uised as a airfield durin the Korean War. It nou haes several decommissioned aircraft on display. The pairk haes a lairge joggin track an aw, wirkoot equipment, a rock climbin waw, skeitch pairk, basketbaw courts, badminton courts, tennis courts, playgrunds, an Boramae Buddhist Temple. A Buy-the-Way sits in the centre o the pairk. Built in 2002, the Boramae Chereville is the 14t tawest biggin in Seoul an staunds on the edge o Boramae pairk.



(Yeongdeungpo-gu) ← DaebangNoryangjin → (Yongsan-gu)
(Seocho-gu) ← Sadang → (Gwanak-gu) ← Sindaebang → (Guro-gu)
(Yongsan-gu) ← DongjakIsuSadang Station → (Seocho-gu)
(Seocho-gu) ← IsuNamseongSoongsil UniversitySangdoJangseungbaegiSindaebangsamgeori → (Yeongdeungpo-gu)
  • Seoul Metro Line 9 Corporation
(Yeongdeungpo-gu) ← NoryangjinNodeulHeukseokDongjak → (Seocho-gu)

Sister ceetiesEedit


  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. "동작구 (Dongjak-gu 銅雀區)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-17.

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