Yeonsu District

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Yeonsu-gu
연수구
Autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Yeonsu-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Yŏnsu-gu
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Yeonsu-gu INCHEON.PNG
Country South Korea
Region Sudogwon
Provincial level Incheon
Administrative divisions 12 administrative dong
Area
 • Total 45.568 km2 (17.594 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 292,589
 • Density 6,400/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect Seoul
Website Yeonsu District Office

Yeonsu District (Yeonsu-gu) is a district in southern Incheon, South Korea. To the east is Namdong District (Namdong-gu), on its north border is Nam District (Nam-gu), and the Yellow Sea is on the west and south sides. Munhak Mountain (Munhak-san) rises in the north, and Seunggi Stream (Seunggi-cheon) flows south to the Yellow Sea.

History[edit]

  • March 1, 1995: Yeonsu-gu annexes part of Nam-gu; sub-division of Yeonsu-1-dong into Yeonsu-1-dong and Yeonsu-3-dong, and Dongchun-dong into Dongchun-1-dong and Dongchun-2-dong.
  • January 1, 1996: Sub-division of Dongchun-2-dong into Dongchun-2-dong and Cheonyang-dong.
  • March 1, 2003: Sub-division of Okyeon-dong into Okyeon-1-dong and Okyeon-2-dong.
  • December 19, 2003: Cheongnyang-dong absorbed into Donchun-3-dong.
  • March 6, 2006: Establishment of Songdo-dong administrative division, placed under jurisdiction of Dongchun-2-dong.
  • January 1, 2007: Sub-division of Donchun-2-dong into Dongchun-2-dong and Songdo-dong.
  • January 1, 2012: Sub-division of Songdo-dong into Songdo-1-dong and Songdo-2-dong.


Administrative Divisions of Yeonsu-gu[edit]

Administrative divisions

The Yeonsu District of Incheon is made up of 6 legal divisions and 12 administrative divisions. The area of Yeonsu District is 42.74 km². [1]

Administrative Division Chinese characters Area (㎢) Households Population
Ongnyeon-1(il)-dong 玉蓮1洞 2.15 8,193 23,689
Ongnyeon-2-(i)-dong 玉蓮2洞 1.93 8,436 25,204
Seonhak-dong 仙鶴洞 2.41 8,492 22,103
Yeonsu-1(il)-dong 延壽1洞 1.52 11,681 28,090
Yeonsu-2(i)-dong 延壽2洞 1.00 9,813 25,499
Yeonsu-3(sam)-dong 延壽3洞 1.00 7,793 21,599
Cheonghak-dong 靑鶴洞 2.39 12,651 31,921
Dongchun-1(il)-dong 東春1洞 3.40 6,091 18,893
Dongchun-2(i)-dong 東春2洞 4.55 7,189 22,769
Dongchun-3(sam)-dong 東春3洞 0.70 6,044 20,869
Songdo-1(il)-dong]] 松島1洞 15.13 10,704 35,026
Songdo-2(i)-dong]] 松島2洞 12.22 6,432 21,457
Yeonsu District 延壽區 42.74 104,748 292,589

Population[edit]

As of 2010 the population of the 0-14 age group is 25%; of those 65 and over, 6.7%. The working class population of the 15-64 age group is 68.21%, less than the national average of 72.8%. There are somewhat more males with 100.6 males to 100 females.

Politics[edit]

Presently, Yeunsu District has one election district. However, the population surpassed 307,000 in July 2014, and as it continues to increase, it may increase to 2 districts for the 2016 general election.

Education[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cite error: The named reference Population was invoked but never defined (see the help page).

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 37°24′34″N 126°40′42″E / 37.40944°N 126.67833°E / 37.40944; 126.67833