Dobong District

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Dobong District
도봉구
District
도봉구 · 道峰區
Skyline of Dobong District (left side)
Skyline of Dobong District (left side)
Location of Dobong-gu in Seoul
Location of Dobong-gu in Seoul
Country South Korea
Region Sudogwon
Special City Seoul
Administrative dong 14
Area
 • Total 20.8 km2 (8.0 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 348,625
 • Density 17,000/km2 (43,000/sq mi)
Time zone Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Dobong-gu official website

Dobong District (Dobong-gu) is one of the 25 districts (gu) of Seoul, South Korea. It is located on the north side of the Han River.

Symbols[edit]

  • Flower : Climbing rose
  • Tree : Pine tree'
  • Bird : Pigeon

Mountain[edit]

Mt. Dobong is nearby and actually its area is in charge of dobong-gu. Dobongsan, which provides a resting place to Dobong-gu residents, is located in the northeast of Mt. Bukhan.

In addition, Mt Dobong has many large and small temples such as Cheonchuksa, Wontongsa, and Manweolam.[2]

Administrative divisions[edit]

Dong Dobong.GIF

Dobong-gu is composed of four dong.

Transportation[edit]

Railroad[edit]

(Uijeongbu) ← DobongsanDobongBanghakChangdongNokcheon → (Nowon-gu)
(Nowon-gu) ← Chang-dongSsangmun → (Gangbuk-gu)
(Uijeongbu) ← Dobongsan → (Nowon-gu)

Sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  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. ^ English Dobong-gu

External links[edit]

Korean[edit]

Coordinates: 37°41′42″N 127°02′49″E / 37.69500°N 127.04694°E / 37.69500; 127.04694