Suyeong District

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Suyeong District
수영구
District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Suyeong-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Suyǒng-ku
Gwangalli Beach in Gwangan-dong
Gwangalli Beach in Gwangan-dong
Official logo of Suyeong District
Logo
Busan Suyeong-gu.svg
Country South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Busan
Administrative divisions 10 administrative dong
Area
 • Total 10.16 km2 (3.92 sq mi)
Population ([1])
 • Total 180,000
 • Density 18,000/km2 (46,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Website Suyeong District Office

Suyeong District is a gu in central Busan Metropolitan City, the Republic of Korea. It has a population density of about 17,768 inhabitants per square kilometer (46,020/sq mi).

Suyeong-gu was created in 1995 following its separation from Nam-gu. It is border in the North-East by the Suyeonggang River. The name 'Suyeong' came from 'Gyeongsang JwaSuyeong', means navy command of Gyeongsang left area (stand at Seoul and see south, this area is left side).[2] The line 2 of Busan Subway runs through Suyeong-gu with 5 stations, from Millak to Namcheon. The southern terminal of line 3 is Suyeong station, making Suyeong an important location for subway transportation/transfers.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Suyeong-gu is divided into five legal dong, which altogether comprise ten administrative dong, as follows:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ :: Suyeong District of Busan Metropolitan City
  2. ^ http://www.suyeong.go.kr/00_kid/m1s3.asp same origin of the Suyeong-dong, one dong of the Suyeong-gu

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°17′19″N 129°11′35″E / 35.28861°N 129.19306°E / 35.28861; 129.19306