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Dongnae District

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Dongnae District is a gu in northern Busan, South Korea. It has a population of about 300,000, and an area of 16.7 square kilometers. It was once a separate city, the principal port of southeastern Korea. Numerous historical relics are preserved in the area. Heosimcheong Spa, Asia's largest spa, is in Oncheon-dong.

Dongnae

동래구
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationDongnae-gu
 • McCune-ReischauerTongnae-ku
Skyline of Dongnae
Official logo of Dongnae
Busan Dongnae-gu.svg
CountrySouth Korea
RegionYeongnam
Provincial levelBusan
Administrative divisions14 administrative dong
Population
 (2004)
 • Total282,732
 • Density16,991/km2 (44,010/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
WebsiteDongnae District Office
Chungnyeolsa, a shrine dedicated to those who died fighting against Japanese troops during the Japanese invasions of Korea of 1592

This district is well known for Pajeon, which is 'Green Onion Pancake'.

DongRaeGu is also the ID for the Korean StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty pro gamer, Park Soo-ho.[1] Due to his success in events such as the Global StarCraft II League and Major League Gaming, he was recognized by the town and was allowed to officially represent the town by being able to place a badge on his uniform.[2]

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Administrative divisions

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

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "TLPD - SC2 Korea - Player Information - DongRaeGu". www.teamliquid.net.
  2. ^ DongRaeGu in a Local Newspaper (Korean)

Coordinates: 35°12′13″N 129°05′02″E / 35.20361°N 129.08389°E / 35.20361; 129.08389