Cheonho-dong

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Cheonho-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Cheonho-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Ch'ŏnho-tong
Country South Korea
Area
 • Total 3.07 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 106,782
 • Density 34,782/km2 (90,080/sq mi)

Cheonho-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Gangdong-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[1][2]

History[edit]

Cheonho means "Thousand of Houses", because its geographical location was believed to be an ideal place to live based on the Feng shui theory. In addition, there is a historical site of Pungnaptoseong, which is a flat earthen wall built at the edge of the Han River in the Baekje Era. Cheonho-dong is the only place where a huge department store such as Hyundai Department Store is located in the area of Gangdong-gu. Cheonho Station is a transfer point between Seoul Subway Line 5 and Line 8. Cheonho-dong is a 60-minute Limousine bus ride away from Incheon International Airport.

Area Information[edit]

Current Zip Code of Cheonho-dong is 134-020. 134 is for Gangdong-gu and 020 is for Cheonho-dong.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "천호동 (Cheonho-dong 千戶洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-18. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The origin of Cheonho-dong" (in Korean). Gangdong-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-18. [dead link]

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