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Gangseo District (Gangseo-gu) (Hangul: 강서구, Hanja: 江西區, Korean pronunciation: [ka̠ŋ.sʰʌ̹.ɡu]) is one of the 25 wards (gu) of Seoul, South Korea. It is located on the south side of the Han River. Gimpo Airport is in Gonghang-dong, where many flights fly to cities like Busan, Jeju, and Gwangju.

Gangseo

강서구
강서구 · 江西區
Gangseo-gu Office
Gangseo-gu Office
Location of Gangseo-gu in Seoul
Location of Gangseo-gu in Seoul
CountrySouth Korea
RegionSudogwon
Special CitySeoul
Administrative dong22
Government
 • MayorNoh Hyun-Song (노현송)
Area
 • Total41.4 km2 (16.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • Total546,938
 • Density13,000/km2 (34,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Korea Standard Time)
Postal code.
07500 ~ 07899
Area code(s)+82-2-2600~
WebsiteGangseo-gu official website

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Administrative divisionsEdit

 
Administrative divisions

EconomyEdit

The Korea Airports Corporation headquarters,[2] Korean Air's headquarters, Korean Airport Service, Ltd., and Air Total Service are located in Gonghang-dong in Gangseo District.[3][4] Asiana Airlines's headquarters are located in Asiana Town in Osoe-dong, Gangseo District.[5] Jin Air has its headquarters in Deungchon-dong, Gangseo District.[6] Eastarjet has its headquarters in Banghwa 2-dong.[7]

Government and infrastructureEdit

The Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board (ARAIB) FDR/CVR Analysis and Wreckage Laboratory is on the property of Gimpo International Airport in Gwahae-dong, Gangseo District. Previously the ARAIB had its headquarters in Gonghang-dong, Gangseo District.[8] The ARAIB headquarters are now in Sejong City.

AttractionsEdit

TransportationEdit

Notable peopleEdit

Sister citiesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Korean Statistical Information Service (Korean) > Population and Household > Census Result (2010) > Population by Administrative district, Sex and Age / Alien by Administrative district and Sex, Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  2. ^ "Directions" (see enclosed map). Korea Airports Corporation. Retrieved on June 22, 2017. "07505 Korea Airports Corporation∥78 Haneul-gil Gangseo-gu, SEOUL" - Directions and address in Korean: "07505 서울 강서구 하늘길 78 한국공항공사 [ 전화번호 1661-2626 ]"
  3. ^ "Company Info / Overview." Korean Air. Accessed September 20, 2008.
  4. ^ "Company Info." Hanjin. Retrieved on November 19, 2008.
  5. ^ "For foreigners residing in Korea Archived 2009-07-25 at the Wayback Machine." Asiana Airlines. Retrieved on July 28, 2009.
  6. ^ "footer_copy.gif Archived 2012-03-02 at the Wayback Machine." Jin Air. Retrieved on October 9, 2010. "Address: 653-25 Deungchondong, Gangseogu, Seoul" Address in Korean Archived 2011-02-08 at the Wayback Machine: "서울강서구등촌동653-25"
  7. ^ "copyrights.gif Archived 2012-03-26 at the Wayback Machine." Eastarjet. Retrieved on July 4, 2011. Address in Korean Archived 2012-03-26 at the Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ "Office Location." (Archive) Aviation and Railway Accident Investigation Board. Retrieved on February 15, 2012. "Main Office:281, Gonghang-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Republic. of Korea 157-815" and "CVR/FDR analysis and wreckage laboratory : Gimpo International Airport 274 Gwahae-dong, Gangseo-gu, Seoul, Korea 157-711"

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