Yeongdo District

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Yeongdo-gu, Busan)
Jump to: navigation, search
Autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Yeongdo-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Yǒngdo-ku
View of Yeongdo.png
Official logo of Yeongdo
Busan Yeongdo-gu.svg
Country South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Busan
Administrative divisions 14 administrative dong
 • Total 13.98 km2 (5.40 sq mi)
Population (2006[1])
 • Total 162,961
 • Density 12,000/km2 (30,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Website Yeongdo District Office

Yeongdo District is a gu in Busan, South Korea. The gu itself is limited to Yeong-do (Yeong Island) located on the south edge of central Busan. It attained the status of gu in 1957.

The Korea Maritime and Ocean University and the National Maritime Museum of Korea are located in Yeongdo-gu.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions

Yeongdo-gu is divided into 6 legal dong, which altogether comprise 14 administrative dong, as follows:

Sister cities[edit]


See also[edit]


External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°04′50″N 129°03′50″E / 35.08056°N 129.06389°E / 35.08056; 129.06389