Jangyu

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Jangyu
장유
Neighbourhood
장유동 · Jangyu-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 장유동
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Jangyu-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Changyu-dong
Country South Korea
Province South Gyeongsang Province
City Gimhae
Divisions 3 haejeongdong, 12 beopjeongdong
Area
 • Total 54.6 km2 (21.1 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 123,867
 • Density 2,300/km2 (5,900/sq mi)

Jangyu is a dong in Gimhae, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea. On July 1, 2013, Jangyu-myeon was upgraded to a dong. It is the site of the new city of Jangyu. It is located in the historical Nakdong River valley of southern Korea, where part of the Gaya confederacy was once located before being absorbed into Silla, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

Rapid development in this area in the form of housing construction began in the early 2000s in order to take pressure off the neighboring cities of northern Gimhae and Changwon, the provincial capital. Gimhae Foreign Language High School is located in the area.

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