Seongbuk District (Seongbuk-gu) is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. It is located in the mid-north part of the city. The current Mayor is Kim Young-bae (김영배), who has been mayor since July 1, 2010.
|성북구 · 城北區|
Location of Seongbuk-gu in Seoul
|• Mayor||Lee Seung Ro (이승로)|
|• Total||24.57 km2 (9.49 sq mi)|
|• Density||19,000/km2 (48,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+9 (Korea Standard Time)|
|Website||Seongbuk-gu official website|
Seongbuk District consists of 20 administrative dongs (haengjeong-dong, 행정동) and 39 legal dongs (beopjeong-dong, 법정동).
- Anam-dong (안암동 安岩洞)
- Bomun-dong (보문동 普門洞)
- Donam-dong (돈암동 敦岩洞) 1∼2
- Dongseon-dong (동선동 東仙洞) 1∼2
- Dongsomun-dong (동소문동 東小門洞)
- Gireum-dong (길음동 吉音洞) 1∼3
- Jangwi-dong (장위동 長位洞) 1∼3
- Jeongneung-dong (정릉동 貞陵洞) 1∼4
- Jongam-dong (종암동 鍾岩洞) 1∼2
- Samseon-dong (삼선동 三仙洞) 1∼2
- Sangwolgok-dong (상월곡동 上月谷洞)
- Seokgwan-dong (석관동 石串洞) 1∼2
- Seongbuk-dong (성북동 城北洞) 1∼2
- Wolgok-dong (월곡동 月谷洞) 1∼4동
- Hawolgok-dong (하월곡동 下月谷洞), beopjeong-dong administered by the haengjeong-dong offices of Wolgok 1 ~2 dong
Notable people from Seongbuk DistrictEdit
- Um Ki-joon (Hangul: 엄기준), South Korean actor
- Bumkey (Real Name: Kwon Ki-bum, Hangul: 권기범), South Korean R&B singer-songwriter (born in Seongbuk-dong)
- Wendy (Real Name: Shon Seung-wan or Son Seung-wan, Hangul: 손승완), singer, dancer, model, MC and K-pop idol, member of K-pop girlgroup Red Velvet (born in Seongbuk-dong)
- 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.
- "성북구 (Seongbuk-gu 城北區)" (in Korean). Doosan Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2008-04-18.
- Rachel Sang-hee Han; Frances Cha (17 December 2012). "13 things you've got to do in Seoul". CNN Travel. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
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