Dongcheon-dong, Gyeongju

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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 동천동
 • Hanja 東川洞
 • Revised Romanization Dongcheon-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Tongch'on-tong
Gyeongju map-Dongcheon-dong-01.png
Country South Korea
Region Gyeongju
 • Type Gyeongju City
 • Total 5.26 km2 (2.03 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1][1]
 • Total 26,507
 • Density 5,000/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Dialect Gyeongsang dialect

Dongcheon-dong is both an administrative and legal dong or a neighbourhood of the Gyeongju City, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea. It is bordered by Bodeok-dong on the east, Yonggang-dong and Seongdong-dong on the west, Bohwang-dong on the south and Cheonbuk-myeon on the north. Its 5.26 square kilometers are home to about 26,507 people. After the liberation of Korea, returnees from abroad were numerous; a village for them was constructed in present-day Dongcheon-dong[1]

Dongcheon-dong has one elementary school and Gyeonghui School established for the mentally disabled.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c "동천동 Dongcheon-dong 東川洞" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2009-08-18. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ 교육기관 [Educational institution] (in Korean). Gyeongju City. Retrieved 2009-08-17. [dead link]

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