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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Godeok-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Kodok-tong
Country South Korea
 • Total 3.75 km2 (1.45 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 50,147
 • Density 13,373/km2 (34,640/sq mi)

Godeok-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Gangdong-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[1][2]


Godeok literally means "High Virtue" in Korean. During the Late 14th Century, Yangjung Lee, a public officer of Goryeo Dynasty, strongly reject a conciliative offer to turn into Joseon Dynasty, a new regime after Goryeo Dynasty. Due to his high loyalty on his government, he was admired by general public and they call his residential area 'Godeok'. [3] In 1995, Seoul Subway Line 5 was passed through this area stopping at Godeok Station and Myeongil Station.

Area information[edit]

The current postal code of Godeok-dong is 134-080. 134 is for Gangdong-gu and 080 is for Godeok-dong.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "고덕동 (Godeok-dong 高德洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-18. 
  2. ^ "The origin of Godeok-dong" (in Korean). Gangdong-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-18. [dead link]
  3. ^ http://dong.gangdong.go.kr:8081/pub/dong/3240043/01_dong/03/01_dong_03.jsp

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