Yongsan-dong, Seoul

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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 용산동
 • Hanja 龍山洞
 • Revised Romanization Yongsan-dong
 • McCune–Reischauer Yongsan-tong
Country South Korea
 • Total 1.96 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 12,612
 • Density 6,400/km2 (17,000/sq mi)

Yongsan-dong is a ward of Yongsan-gu in Seoul, South Korea.[2]


Main building and museum of the War Memorial of Korea, Namsan Tower on the right

Government and infrastructure[edit]

The ward has the headquarters of the Ministry of National Defense.[4]


Schools located in Yongsan-dong:

  • Seoul Yongam Elementary School
  • Bosung Girls' Middle School
  • Yongsan Middle School
  • Bosung Girls' High School
  • Yongsan High School


  1. ^ http://www.yongsan.go.kr/pms/board/detail.do?boardidn=73&sitecdv=S0000100&decorator=pmsweb&menucdv=03040100&boardseqn=159&mode=detail1&budget=03&currentPage=0
  2. ^ "용산동 (Yongsan-dong 龍山洞)" (in Korean). Doosan encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-14. 
  3. ^ Seoul's best museums CNN Go. 27 October 2011. Retrieved 2011-11-04
  4. ^ "Location." (Archive) Ministry of National Defense. Retrieved on January 1, 2014. "Yongsan-dong 3 Ga, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 140-701"

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