Gangseo District, Busan
Gangseo District (literally west of river district) is a gu on the west side of Nakdong River in Busan, South Korea. It has an area of 179.05 km², and a population of about 66,000; it has a lower population density than Gijang county of Busan. Gangseo-gu was part of Buk-gu from its creation in 1978 to 1989 when it became an independent gu.
|• Revised Romanization||Gangseo-gu|
|Administrative divisions||7 administrative dong|
|• Total||179.05 km2 (69.13 sq mi)|
(2015 May 31)
|• Density||470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)|
|Website||Gangseo District Office|
Gangseo-gu is the birthplace of the Gaya civilization.
Gimhae International Airport, Heungguk Temple, Myeongwol Temple, as well as the Eulsukdo bird sanctuary are located in Gangseo-gu.
Gangseo-gu is divided into 22 legal dong. They have been grouped together to form only 7 administrative dong, as follows:
- Daejeo 1-dong
- Daejeo 2-dong
- Garak-dong (4 legal dong)
- Jukrim-dong, Bongnim-dong, Sikman-dong, Jukdong-dong
- Noksan-dong (9 legal dong)
- Songjeong-dong, Hwajeon-dong, Noksan-dong, Saenggok-dong, Gurang-dong, Jisa-dong, Mieum-dong, Sinho-dong
- Cheonga-dong (5 legal dong)
- Dongseon-dong, Seongbuk-dong, Nulcha-dong, Cheonseong-dong, Daehang-dong
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