Sangil-dong

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Sangil-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Sangil-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Sangil-tong
Country South Korea
Area
 • Total 2.65 km2 (1.02 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 33,530
 • Density 12,653/km2 (32,770/sq mi)

Sangil-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Gangdong-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[1][2]

History[edit]

Sangil-dong literally means 'Upper Part' and located geographically higher than Hail-dong(Currently Gangil-dong) where the stream of Genae flows.[3] In 1963, Sangil-dong became a part of Seoul. Until the early 1980s, huge apartments complex named Godeok Jugong Apartments were built by Korea National Housing Corporation (currently Korea Land & Housing Corporation). Sangil-dong Station is the eastern terminus of Seoul Subway Line 5 and also location for Hanyoung Foreign High School.

Area information[edit]

The current postal code of Sangil-dong is 134-090. 134 is for Gangdong-gu and 090 is for Sangil-dong.

Offices and Buildings[edit]

Samsung Engineering has built new headquarters here. Construction began in September 2009. The complex is composed of three buildings and spans an area of more than 27,000 square meters, making it the fifth-biggest corporate estate in the Seoul area.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "상일동 (Sangil-dong 上一洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  2. ^ "The origin of Sangil-dong" (in Korean). Gangdong-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-18. [dead link]
  3. ^ http://dong.gangdong.go.kr:8081/pub/dong/3240040/01_dong/03/01_dong_03.jsp

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