The Info List - Gangdong District

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Gangdong District
Gangdong District
(Gangdong-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. Gangdong is literally "east of the (Han) River". It is located on the east side of the city. Jungbu (literally "Central Part") Express Motorway starts in and passes through Sangil-dong, which is located in the east end of this district. In Amsa-dong, there is a Pre-historic heritage site which is about six thousands years old. At this site, there are many kinds of pottery and houses. The pottery which has been found was made of ceramic and is circular and shaped into a point similar to corn.


1 Administrative divisions 2 Education 3 Transportation

3.1 Railroad

4 Sister cities 5 See also 6 References 7 External links

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions

(강일동 江一洞) Godeok-dong (고덕동 高德洞) Gil-dong
(길동 吉洞) Dunchon-dong
(둔촌동 遁村洞) Myeongil-dong (명일동 明逸洞) Sangil-dong (상일동 上一洞) Seongnae-dong (성내동 城內洞) Amsa-dong
(암사동 岩寺洞) Cheonho-dong
(천호동 千戶洞)

Education[edit] Gangdong District
Gangdong District
is home to 25 elementary schools, 17 junior high schools and 12 senior high schools, including a specialized high school (Hanyoung Foreign Language High School), and a special education school (Jumong School). Transportation[edit] Railroad[edit]

Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation

Subway Line 5

(Gwangjin-gu) ← Cheonho — Gangdong — Gil-dong
— Gubeundari — Myeongil — Godeok — Sangil-dong

Subway Line 5 Macheon Branch

Gangdong — Dunchon-dong
→ (Songpa-gu)

Subway Line 8

Amsa — Cheonho — Gangdong-gu Office → (Songpa-gu)

Sister cities[edit]

Bonghwa, South Korea Buyeo, South Korea Cheongyang, South Korea Eumseong, South Korea Fengtai, China Geochang, South Korea Gokseong, South Korea Gyeongsan, South Korea Hangzhou, China Hongcheon, South Korea Icheon, South Korea

Jinan, South Korea Kent, United States Lobo, Philippines Musashino, Japan Qinhuangdao, China Segovia, Spain Songino Khairkhan, Mongolia Tangshan, China Wando, South Korea Yeongyang, South Korea Willoughby, Sydney (Friendly City), Australia

See also[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Gangdong-gu, Seoul.

Geography of South Korea


^ 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.

External links[edit]

Official site (in Korean) Official site (in English)

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Districts of Seoul

North of Han River

Dobong Dongdaemun Eunpyeong Gangbuk Gwangjin Jongno Jung Jungnang Mapo Nowon Seodaemun Seongbuk Seongdong Yongsan

South of Han River

Dongjak Gangdong Gangnam Gangseo Geumcheon Guro Gwanak Songpa Seocho Yangcheon Yeongdeungpo

Coordinates: 37°31′48″N 127°07′26″E / 37.53000°N 127.12389°E / 3