Gangdong District

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Gangdong District (Gangdong-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. Gangdong is literally "east of the (Han) River". It is located on the east side of the city.


강동구 · 江東區
Amsa–dong Prehistoric Settlement Site
Amsa–dong Prehistoric Settlement Site
Flag of Gangdong
Location of Gangdong-gu in Seoul
Location of Gangdong-gu in Seoul
CountrySouth Korea
Special CitySeoul
Administrative dong21
 • Total24.587 km2 (9.493 sq mi)
 • Total465,958
 • Density19,000/km2 (49,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Korea Standard Time)
Postal code
05200 ~ 05499
Area code(s)+82-2-400~
WebsiteGangdong-gu official website

Jungbu (literally "Central Part") Express Motorway starts in and passes through Sangil-dong, which is located in the east end of this district. In Amsa-dong, there is a Pre-historic heritage site which is about six thousand years old. At this site, there are many kinds of pottery and houses. The pottery which has been found was made of ceramic and is circular and shaped into a point similar to corn.

Administrative divisionsEdit

Administrative divisions


Gangdong District is home to 25 elementary schools, 17 junior high schools and 12 senior high schools, including a specialized high school (Hanyoung Foreign Language High School), and a special education school (Jumong School).


Railroad (Seoul Metro)Edit

(Gwangjin-gu) ← CheonhoGangdongGil-dongGubeundariMyeongilGodeokSangil-dong
GangdongDunchon-dong → (Songpa-gu)
AmsaCheonhoGangdong-gu Office → (Songpa-gu)

Notable peopleEdit

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Coordinates: 37°31′48″N 127°07′26″E / 37.53000°N 127.12389°E / 37.53000; 127.12389