Seo District, Daegu

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Seo District
Autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja 西
 • Revised Romanization Seo-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Sŏ-gu
Country South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Daegu
Administrative divisions 17 administrative dong
 • Total 17.52 km2 (6.76 sq mi)
Population ([1])
 • Total 245,485
 • Density 14,000/km2 (36,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Website Seo District Office
Administrative divisions

Seo District (Seo-gu) is a gu, or district, in western Daegu, South Korea. A major transportation nexus, it is transected by the Gyeongbu, Guma, 88, and Jungang Expressways. It is also connected to the downtown region and to Dalseong County by Daegu Subway Line 2. The Gyeongbu Line railroad also passes through Seo-gu, but no major stations are located there.

Seo-gu stands at the western edge of Daegu's urbanized region. It is bounded by the downtown Jung-gu district to the east, by Dalseo-gu to the south and Buk-gu to the north, and by the largely rural area of Dalseong-gun to the west. Most of the western third of Seo-gu is taken up by the rural Sangjungi-dong precinct.

Sister cities[edit]

Seo District, Daegu has the following sister cities:[2][3]


  1. ^ "인구현황". Seo-gu website. 2006-09-30. Retrieved 2006-10-27. 
  2. ^ "Bacolod inks sister ties with Korean city". Visayan Daily Star. 2012-10-16. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  3. ^ "BAngeles City inks sisterhood pact with South Korea". 2011-06-11. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 

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Coordinates: 35°52′N 128°34′E / 35.87°N 128.56°E / 35.87; 128.56