Dogok-dong

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Dogok-dong
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Dogok-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Togok-tong
Tower Palace is one of the tallest residential buildings in Seoul, South Korea
Tower Palace is one of the tallest residential buildings in Seoul, South Korea
Dogok dong gangnamgu.PNG
Country South Korea
Area
 • Total 2.04 km2 (0.79 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 40,111
 • Density 19,662/km2 (50,920/sq mi)

Dogok-dong is an affluent ward of Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[1][2] It is home to Samsung Tower Palace, a luxury residential complex which contains the eleventh-tallest building in South Korea.

It is located next to the "last slum of Seoul", the Guryong Village.[3][4]

Education[edit]

Schools located in Dogok-dong:

Transportation[edit]

Dogok-dong is served by Dogok Station and Hanti Station on the  Bundang  Line. It is also served by Maebong Station, Dogok Station and Yangjae Station on the Seoul Metro Line 3.svgLine 3 of the Seoul Subway.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "도곡동 (Dogok-dong 道谷洞)" (in Korean). Doosan encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-16. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The origin of the names: Dogok-dong" (in Korean). Gangnam-gu official site. Archived from the original on 2005-02-01. Retrieved 2008-04-16. 
  3. ^ Kyung-min, Lee (5 December 2014). "Seoul to develop shanty town in Gangnam". The Korea Times. 
  4. ^ Young-yu, Yang; Yong-whan, Chung; Dong-ki, Min (12 February 2005). "A Village the City Ignores". Global Action on Aging. Archived from the original on 26 May 2015. 

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Coordinates: 37°22′N 127°18′E / 37.367°N 127.300°E / 37.367; 127.300