Seongbuk District

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Seongbuk District
성북구
District
성북구 · 城北區
Korea University Campus
Korea University Campus
Location of Seongbuk-gu in Seoul
Location of Seongbuk-gu in Seoul
Country South Korea
Region Sudogwon
Special City Seoul
Administrative dong 30
Government
 • Mayor Seo Chan-gyo (서찬교)
Area
 • Total 24.57 km2 (9.49 sq mi)
Population (2010[1])
 • Total 457,570
 • Density 19,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)
Time zone Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Seongbuk-gu official website

Seongbuk District (Seongbuk-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. It is located in the mid-north part of the city.[2] The current Mayor is Seo Chan-gyo(서찬교), who has been mayor since July 1, 2006.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Seongbuk District consists of 20 administrative dongs (haengjeong-dong, 행정동) and 39 legal dongs (beopjeong-dong, 법정동).

Attractions[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Railroad[edit]

(Gangbuk-gu) ← GireumSungshin's Women's UniversityHansung University → (Jongno-gu)
(Jongno-gu) ← BomunAnamKorea UniversityWolgokSangwolgokDolgoji → (Nowon-gu)

Sister cities[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korean Statistical Information Service (Korean) > Population and Household > Census Result (2010) > Population by Administrative district, Sex and Age / Alien by Administrative district and Sex, Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  2. ^ "성북구 (Seongbuk-gu 城北區)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  3. ^ Rachel Sang-hee Han; Frances Cha (17 December 2012). "13 things you've got to do in Seoul". CNN Travel. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°35′21″N 127°01′06″E / 37.58917°N 127.01833°E / 37.58917; 127.01833