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Dong District (Dong-gu, lit. East District/City) is a gu (district) in northeastern Daegu, South Korea. It has a population of 343,678.[1] The district covers 182.35 km², for about 20% of Daegu's total area.

Dong

동구
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationDong-gu
 • McCune-ReischauerTong-gu
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CountrySouth Korea
RegionYeongnam
Provincial levelDaegu
Area
 • Total182.35 km2 (70.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2012.12.31)
 • Total342,092
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
WebsiteDong District Office

Dong-gu first emerged as the "eastern district office" (동부출장소) in 1938. It achieved gu status in 1963. In 1998, the administrative divisions were reorganized, and the former 26 dong were reorganized as 20 dong.

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Administrative divisionsEdit

EducationEdit

International schools in Dong-gu include:

Sister citiesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ As of February 28, 2006. "동구 인구 수는 343,678명 (2006.2.28.기준)". Dong-gu website. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2006-03-08.
  2. ^ Home page. Daegu International School. Retrieved on March 30, 2016. "22, Palgong-ro 50-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea 41021 (대구광역시 동구 팔공로 50길 22; 구. 지번주소> 동구 봉무동 1555번지)"
  3. ^ "Korea Daeguhwagyo Elementary School." International School Information, Government of South Korea. Retrieved on March 30, 2016.

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