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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 정동
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Jeong dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Chŏng tong
Country South Korea

Jeong-dong is a legal dong, or neighbourhood of the Jung-gu district in Seoul, South Korea and governed by its administrative dong, Sogong-dong.[1]

It is an historical area with Deoksu Palace from the Joseon Dynasty and some of Korea’s first modern schools and churches. It also home to contemporary museums, galleries and theaters along tree-lined streets and cobblestone alleyways.[2]



Schools located in Jeong-dong:

See also[edit]

Jeongdong Church


  1. ^ "정동 (Jeong-dong 貞洞)" (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2005-01-18. Retrieved 2008-05-09. 
  2. ^ Cho Jae-eun; Chang Hae-won; Junghee Lee (6 July 2011). "Past and present share space in Jeong-dong". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 27 January 2013. 
  3. ^ Michael Gibb; Susan Yoon (4 February 2008). "Seoul’s historic foreign quarter". Joongang Daily. Retrieved 1 December 2012. 

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