Suseong District

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Suseong District
수성구
Autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Suseong-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Susŏng ku
Sunset on Suseong Lake, April 24, 2005.
Sunset on Suseong Lake, April 24, 2005.
Suseong-gu DAEGU.PNG
Country South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Daegu
Administrative divisions 23 administrative dong
Area
 • Total 76.49 km2 (29.53 sq mi)
Population ([1])
 • Total 461,988
 • Density 6,000/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Website Suseong District Office
Administrative divisions

Suseong District (Suseong-gu) is a gu, or district, in southeastern Daegu, South Korea. It is one of the most prosperous and high-density areas of Daegu, and is the site of the city's most extensive hagwon district. The population of this district consists with those who have careers such as doctors, professors, judges and other high valued careers in Korea. Because of this reason, it is known for expensive housings and schools compared to other districts in Daegu.

Suseong-gu shares its eastern border with Gyeongsan city, and looks across the Sincheon stream at Nam-gu and Jung-gu towards the city center. To the north it meets Dong-gu and to the south it faces Dalseong-gun across the ridgeline of Yongjibong.

Attractions in the district include Yongjibong and Suseong Lake, as well as the Sincheon riverside park. The district enjoys close connections to both downtown Daegu and neighboring Gyeongsan. Having three subway lines, people in Suseong-gu is convenient in traveling places in Daegu.

Gachang-myeon on the left and Jisan-dong, Beomul-dong on the right
Panorama of Gachang and Suseong from 2005 at Yongjibong

References[edit]

  1. ^ "인구현황 (In-gu hyeonhwang, Population statistics)". Suseong-gu govt. website. 2005-12-31. Retrieved 2006-10-27. 

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Coordinates: 35°51′21″N 128°37′50″E / 35.85583°N 128.63056°E / 35.85583; 128.63056