Namyeong-dong

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Namyeong-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Namyeong-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Namyŏng-tong
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Country South Korea
Area
 • Total 1.19 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 7,980
 • Density 6,700/km2 (17,000/sq mi)

Namyeong-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Yongsan-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[2][3] Namyeong-dong is famous in Korea for being the place where many acts of torture occurred in the 1970s and the 1980s. Indeed, the headquarter of the KCIA was in Namyeongdong.[4]

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