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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 탑정동
 • Hanja 塔正洞
 • Revised Romanization Tapjeong-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer T'apchong-tong
Country South Korea
Region Gyeongju
 • Type Gyeongju City
 • Total 19.68 km2 (7.60 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1][1]
 • Total 5,630
 • Density 290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Dialect Gyeongsang dialect

Tapjeong-dong was an administrative dong or a neighbourhood in the administrative subdivisions of the Gyeongju City, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea until January 2009. It consisted of four legal dong including Tap-dong, Sajeong-dong, Yul-dong, and Bae-dong.[1]

It was bordered by Jungang-dong and Hwangnam-dong on the east, Seondo-dong and Geoncheon-eup on the west, Naenam-myeon on the south and Seonggeon-dong on the north. Its 19.68 square kilometers were home to about 5,630 people. The Poseokjeong and Hongnyunsa temple sites were situated in the district.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "탑정동 Tapjeong-dong 塔正洞" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2009-08-17. 

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