Dong District, Daegu

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Dong
동구
Autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Dong-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Tong-gu
Dongdaegu park pyramid.jpg
Dong-gu DAEGU.PNG
Country South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Daegu
Area
 • Total 182.35 km2 (70.41 sq mi)
Population (2012.12.31)
 • Total 342,092
 • Density 1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Website Dong District Office

Dong District (Dong-gu, lit. East District/City) is a gu (district) in northeastern Daegu, South Korea. It has a population of 343,678.[1] The district covers 182.35 km², for about 20% of Daegu's total area.

Dong-gu first emerged as the "eastern district office" (동부출장소) in 1938. It achieved gu status in 1963. In 1998, the administrative divisions were reorganized, and the former 26 dong were reorganized as 20 dong.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions

Education[edit]

International schools in Dong-gu include:

Sister cities[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ As of February 28, 2006. "동구 인구 수는 343,678명 (2006.2.28.기준)". Dong-gu website. Retrieved 2006-03-08. 
  2. ^ Home page. Daegu International School. Retrieved on March 30, 2016. "22, Palgong-ro 50-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea 41021 (대구광역시 동구 팔공로 50길 22; 구. 지번주소> 동구 봉무동 1555번지)"
  3. ^ "Korea Daeguhwagyo Elementary School." International School Information, Government of South Korea. Retrieved on March 30, 2016.

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Coordinates: 35°53′N 128°38′E / 35.89°N 128.64°E / 35.89; 128.64