Dong District, Daegu

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Dong District
동구
District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Dong-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Tong-gu
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Country South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Daegu
Area
 • Total 182.35 km2 (70.41 sq mi)
Population (2012.12.31)
 • Total 342,092
 • Density 1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Website Dong District Office

Dong District (Dong-gu) is a gu (district) in northeastern Daegu, South Korea. It has a population of 343,678.[1] The district covers 182.35 km², for about 20% of Daegu's total area.

Dong-gu first emerged as the "eastern district office" (동부출장소) in 1938. It achieved gu status in 1963. In 1998, the administrative divisions were reorganized, and the former 26 dong were reorganized as 20 dong.

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  1. ^ As of February 28, 2006. "동구 인구 수는 343,678명 (2006.2.28.기준)". Dong-gu website. Retrieved 2006-03-08. 

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Coordinates: 35°53′N 128°38′E / 35.89°N 128.64°E / 35.89; 128.64