Gangdong District

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Autonomous District
강동구 · 江東區
Location of Gangdong-gu in Seoul
Location of Gangdong-gu in Seoul
Country South Korea
Region Sudogwon
Special City Seoul
Administrative dong 21
 • Total 24.587 km2 (9.493 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 465,958
 • Density 19,000/km2 (49,000/sq mi)
Time zone Korea Standard Time (UTC+9)
Website Gangdong-gu official website

Gangdong District (Gangdong-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. Gangdong is literally "east of the (Han) River". It is located on the east side of the city.

Jungbu (literally "Central Part") Express Motorway starts in and passes through Sangil-dong, which is located in the east end of this district. In Amsa-dong, there is a Pre-historic heritage site which is about six thousands years old. At this site, there are many kinds of pottery and houses. The pottery which has been found was made of ceramic and is circular and shaped into a point similar to corn.

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Gangdong District is home to 25 elementary schools, 17 junior high schools and 12 senior high schools, including a specialized high school (Hanyoung Foreign Language High School), and a special education school (Jumong School).



(Gwangjin-gu) ← CheonhoGangdongGil-dongGubeundariMyeongilGodeokSangil-dong
GangdongDunchon-dong → (Songpa-gu)
AmsaCheonhoGangdong-gu Office → (Songpa-gu)

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Coordinates: 37°31′48″N 127°07′26″E / 37.53000°N 127.12389°E / 37.53000; 127.12389