Gangbuk District

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Gangbuk

강북구
강북구 · 江北區
Dream Forest Park in Beon-dong
Dream Forest Park in Beon-dong
Location of Gangbuk-gu in Seoul
Location of Gangbuk-gu in Seoul
CountrySouth Korea
RegionSudogwon
Special CitySeoul
Administrative dong18
Government
 • MayorPark Gyeom-su (박겸수)
Area
 • Total23.6 km2 (9.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total324,413
 • Density14,000/km2 (36,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Korea Standard Time)
Postal code
00000~01299
WebsiteGangbuk-gu official website

Gangbuk District (Gangbuk-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. Its name is derived from the fact that it is located at the north of Han river. It was created from neighbouring Dobong District (도봉구) in 1995. The current mayor is Park Gyeom-su(박겸수).

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions
  • Songjung-dong (송중동; 松中洞); Legal dong is Mia-dong
  • Songcheon-dong (송천동; 松泉洞); Legal dong is Mia-dong
  • Samgaksan-dong (삼각산동; 三角山洞); Legal dong is Mia-dong
  • Samyang-dong (삼양동; 三陽洞); Legal dong is Mia-dong
  • Mia-dong (미아동; 彌阿洞);[2] Legal dong is Mia-dong
  • Beon-dong (번동; 樊洞); Legal dong is Beon-dong
  • Suyu-dong (수유동; 水踰洞); Legal dong is Suyu-dong
  • Insu-dong (인수동; 仁壽洞); Legal dong is Suyu-dong
  • Ui-dong (우이동; 牛耳洞); Legal dong is Ui-dong

Transportation[edit]

Railroad[edit]

(Dobong-gu) ← SuyuMiaMiasamgeori → (Seongbuk-gu)

Notable people[edit]

  • Baek Shin-ji
  • Gong Ju-yeong

Sister cities[edit]

Domestic[edit]

International[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Korean Statistical Information Service (Korean) > Population and Household > Census Result (2010) > Population by Administrative district, Sex and Age / Alien by Administrative district and Sex, Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  2. ^ "Administrative areas". Gangbuk-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-17.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°38′22.60″N 127°1′32.36″E / 37.6396111°N 127.0256556°E / 37.6396111; 127.0256556