Bongcheon-dong

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Bongcheon-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 봉천동
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Bongcheon-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Bongch'on-tong
Country South Korea
Area
 • Total 8.16 km2 (3.15 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 217,353
 • Density 26,636/km2 (68,990/sq mi)

Bongcheon or Bongcheon-dong is a statutory division of Gwanak District, Seoul, South Korea.[1] Its name means "enshrining heaven" which was derived from its location, northern skirt of Mt. Gwanak, stretching to the mountain ridge.[2] It consists 9 administrative neighbourhoods. District office of Gwanak is located in Bongcheon.

Administrative divisions[edit]

As of September, 2008, there are 9 administrative neighbourhoods (dong) in Bongcheon. "Bongsari" = Bongcheon Sageori

Name Hangul Hanja
Euncheon 은천 殷川
Seonghyeon 성현 成賢
Cheongnyong 청룡 靑龍
Boramae 보라매 No Chinese Characters notation
Cheongnim 청림 靑林
Haengun 행운 幸運
Nakseongdae 낙성대 落星垈
Jungang 중앙 中央
Inheon 인헌 仁憲

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "봉천동 (Bongcheon-dong 奉天洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-19. 
  2. ^ "The origin of Bongcheon-dong" (in Korean). Gwanak-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-20. 

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Coordinates: 37°28′44″N 126°57′14″E / 37.479°N 126.954°E / 37.479; 126.954