Wolseong-dong, Gyeongju

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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 월성동
 • Hanja 月城洞
 • Revised Romanization Wolseong-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Wolsongtong
Cheomseongdae located in Wolseong-dong, Gyeongju
Cheomseongdae located in Wolseong-dong, Gyeongju
Gyeongju map-Wolseong-dong-01.png
Country South Korea
Region Gyeongju
 • Type Gyeongju City
 • Total 31.43 km2 (12.14 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1][1]
 • Total 6,269
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Dialect Gyeongsang dialect

Wolseong-dong is an administrative dong or a neighbourhood in the administrative subdivisions of the Gyeongju City, North Gyeongsang province, South Korea. It consists of nine legal dong including Inwang-dong, Gyo-dong, Dongbang-dong, Doji-dong, Namsan-dong, Pyeong-dong, Guhwang-dong, Bomun-dong and Baeban-dong[1]

It is bordered by Jeongnae-dong and Bodeok-dong on the east, Hwango-dong and Hwangnam-eup on the west, Naenam-myeon on the south and Dongcheon-dong on the north. Its 31.43 square kilometers are home to about 6,269 people. The Gyeongju National Museum, Cheomseongdae, Hwangnyongsa temple site, Gyerim forest, Banwolseong and many cultural and historical sites are situated in the district.[1]

The population is served by two elementary schools and a joint middle-high school.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "월성동 Wolseong-dong 月城洞" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2009-08-17. 
  2. ^ 교육기관 [Educational institution] (in Korean). Gyeongju City. Retrieved 2009-08-17. [dead link]

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Coordinates: 35°04′N 126°49′E / 35.067°N 126.817°E / 35.067; 126.817