Bulguk-dong

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Bulguk-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 불국동
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Bulguk-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Pulkuk-tong
Bulguksa temple in Bulguk-dong
Bulguksa temple in Bulguk-dong
Gyeongju map-Bulguk-dong-01.png
Country South Korea
Region Gyeongju
Government
 • Type Gyeongju City
Area
 • Total 37.34 km2 (14.42 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1][1]
 • Total 8,893
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Dialect Gyeongsang dialect

Bulguk-dong is an administrative dong or a neighbourhood in the administrative subdivisions of the Gyeongju City, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea. It consists of seven legal dong including Gujeong-dong, Sirae-dong, Si-dong, Joyang-dong, Jinhyeon-dong, Ma-dong and Ha-dong.[1]

It is bordered by Toham mountain on the east, Dodong-dong on the west, Oedong-eup on the south and Bodeok-dong on the north. Its 37.34 square kilometers are home to about 8,893 people. Bulguksa temple and Seoguram grotto are situated in the district.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "불국동 Bulguk-dong 佛國洞" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2009-08-17. 

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Coordinates: 35°46′30″N 129°18′04″E / 35.775°N 129.301°E / 35.775; 129.301