Dongnae District

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Dongrae District
동래구
District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Dongnae-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Tongnae-ku
Busan Sajik Stadium 20080706.JPG
Official logo of Dongrae District
Logo
Busan Dongnae-gu.svg
Country South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Busan
Administrative divisions 14 administrative dong
Population (2004)
 • Total 282,732
 • Density 16,991/km2 (44,010/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Website Dongnae District Office

Dongrae District is a gu in northern Busan, South Korea. It has a population of about 300,000, and an area of 16.7 square kilometers. It was once a separate city, the principal port of southeastern Korea. Numerous historical relics are preserved in the area. Heosimcheong, Asia's largest spa, is in Oncheon-dong.

This district is well known for Pajeon, which is 'Green Onion Pancake'.

DongRaeGu is also the ID for the Korean StarCraft II progamer, Park Soo Ho.[1] Due to his success in events such as the GOMTV Global Starcraft II League and Major League Gaming, he was recognized by the town and was allowed to officially represent the town by being able to place a badge on his uniform.[2]

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Dongnae-gu is divided into seven legal dong, which altogether comprise 14 administrative dong, as follows:

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Coordinates: 35°12′13″N 129°05′02″E / 35.20361°N 129.08389°E / 35.20361; 129.08389