Gaepo-dong is a ward of Gangnam-gu in Seoul, South Korea. It is located south of Dogok-dong and Daechi-dong.[1][2] Gaepodong is divided into three "dong": Gaepo 1, 2, and 4 dong. Gaepo 3-dong had been merged with Gaepo 2-dong in 2009.

Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul개포동
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationGaepo-dong
 • McCune–ReischauerKaepo-tong
Gaepo 2(i)-dong Community Service Center (Gangnam-gu)
Gaepo 2(i)-dong Community Service Center (Gangnam-gu)
Gaepo dong gangnamgu.PNG
CountrySouth Korea
 • Total5.28 km2 (2.04 sq mi)
 • Total86,821
 • Density16,443/km2 (42,590/sq mi)


Schools located in Gaepo-dong

  • Daejin Elementary School
  • Gaeil Elementary School
  • Gaepo Elementary School
  • Gaewon Elementary School
  • Kuryong Elementary School
  • Seoul Poi Elementary School
  • Yangjon Elementary School
  • Gaepo Middle School
  • Gaewon Middle School
  • Kuryong Middle School
  • Gugak National High School
  • Gaepo High School
  • Kyunggi Girls' High School
  • Sudo Electric Technical High School
  • Korea International School

The Japanese School of Seoul was previously in Gaepo-dong. Circa 2010 it moved to Digital Media City.[3]

Local CommunityEdit


See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "개포동 (Gaepo-dong 開浦洞)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2008-04-16.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "The origin of the names: Gaepo-dong" (in Korean). Gangnam-gu official site. Archived from the original on 2005-02-01. Retrieved 2008-04-14.
  3. ^ "International Schools Coming to Seoul". Consulate of South Korea in Boston. 2008-08-08. Retrieved 2018-10-14.
  4. ^ "개포동공원". Retrieved 2016-03-13.

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