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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Jamwon-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Chamwŏn-dong
Jamwon-dong Community Service Center
Jamwon-dong Community Service Center
Jamwon-dong within Seocho-gu
Jamwon-dong within Seocho-gu
Country South Korea
 • Total 1.95 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Population (2012)
 • Total 37,368
 • Density 19,000/km2 (50,000/sq mi)

Jamwon-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Seocho-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[1][2] Until 1988, Jamwon-dong was under the jurisdiction of Gangnam-gu. Jamwon-dong is popular for its mulberry trees and silkworms, whose cocoon is used to make fabric for clothing. Jamwon-dong also has an elementary school and Shindong middle school.


Middle Schools
Elementary Schools
  • Sindong Elementary School


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "잠원동 (Jamwon-dong 蠶院洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-19. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The origin of Jamwon-dong" (in Korean). Seocho-gu official site. Retrieved 2008-04-19. [permanent dead link]

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