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Suseong District (Suseong-gu) is a gu (district) in southeastern Daegu, South Korea. It is one of the most prosperous and high-density areas of Daegu, and is the site of the city's most extensive hagwon district. The population of this district consists of those who have careers such as doctors, professors, judges and other high valued careers in Korea. Because of this, it is known for expensive housing and schools compared to other districts in Daegu.

Suseong

수성구
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationSuseong-gu
 • McCune-ReischauerSusŏng ku
Sunset on Suseong Lake, April 24, 2005.
Sunset on Suseong Lake, April 24, 2005.
Suseong-gu DAEGU.PNG
CountrySouth Korea
RegionYeongnam
Provincial levelDaegu
Administrative divisions23 administrative dong
Area
 • Total76.49 km2 (29.53 sq mi)
Population
 ([1])
 • Total461,988
 • Density6,000/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
WebsiteSuseong District Office
Administrative divisions

Suseong-gu shares its eastern border with Gyeongsan city, and looks across the Sincheon stream at Nam-gu and Jung-gu towards the city center. To the north it meets Dong-gu and to the south it faces Dalseong-gun across the ridgeline of Yongjibong.

Attractions in the district include Yongjibong and Suseong Lake, as well as the Sincheon riverside park. The district enjoys close connections to both downtown Daegu and neighboring Gyeongsan.

Gachang-myeon on the left and Jisan-dong, Beomul-dong on the right
Panorama of Gachang and Suseong from 2005 at Yongjibong

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "인구현황 (In-gu hyeonhwang, Population statistics)". Suseong-gu govt. website. 2005-12-31. Archived from the original on 2003-10-19. Retrieved 2006-10-27.

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