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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Amsa-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Amsa-tong
Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement Site
Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement Site
Country South Korea
 • Total 4.7 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 73,377
 • Density 15,612/km2 (40,430/sq mi)

Amsa-dong is a dong (neighbourhood) of Gangdong-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[1][2] The dong is well known for the Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement Site, in which Neolithic remains were excavated after a large amount of diagonal-line patterned earthenware was exposed by a flood in 1925.[3][4]

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Coordinates: 37°33′37.78″N 127°7′48.77″E / 37.5604944°N 127.1302139°E / 37.5604944; 127.1302139


  1. ^ a b "암사동 (Amsa-dong 岩寺洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-18. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The origin of Amsa-dong" (in Korean). Gangdong-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-18. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement Site". Korea Tourism Organization. 
  4. ^ "Historical Attraction". KTDC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 

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