Yeonsu District

Yeonsu District (Yeonsu-gu) is a district in southern Incheon, South Korea. To the east is Namdong District (Namdong-gu), on its north border is Nam District (Nam-gu), and the Yellow Sea is on the west and south sides. Munhak Mountain (Munhak-san) rises in the north, and Seunggi Stream (Seunggi-cheon) flows south to the Yellow Sea.[1]

Yeonsu-gu

연수구
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationYeonsu-gu
 • McCune-ReischauerYŏnsu-gu
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CountrySouth Korea
RegionSudogwon
Provincial levelIncheon
Administrative divisions12 administrative dong
Area
 • Total50.8 km2 (19.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total369,588
 • Density7,300/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Seoul
WebsiteYeonsu District Office

HistoryEdit

  • March 1, 1995: Yeonsu-gu annexes part of Nam-gu; sub-division of Yeonsu-1-dong into Yeonsu-1-dong and Yeonsu-3-dong, and Dongchun-dong into Dongchun-1-dong and Dongchun-2-dong.
  • January 1, 1996: Sub-division of Dongchun-2-dong into Dongchun-2-dong and Cheonyang-dong.
  • March 1, 2003: Sub-division of Okyeon-dong into Okyeon-1-dong and Okyeon-2-dong.
  • December 19, 2003: Cheongnyang-dong absorbed into Donchun-3-dong.
  • March 6, 2006: Establishment of Songdo-dong administrative division, placed under jurisdiction of Dongchun-2-dong.
  • January 1, 2007: Sub-division of Donchun-2-dong into Dongchun-2-dong and Songdo-dong.
  • January 1, 2012: Sub-division of Songdo-dong into Songdo-1-dong and Songdo-2-dong.

Administrative Divisions of Yeonsu-guEdit

 
Administrative divisions

The Yeonsu District of Incheon is made up of 6 legal divisions and 12 administrative divisions. The area of Yeonsu District is 42.74 km².[citation needed]

Administrative Division Chinese characters Area (㎢) Households Population
Ongnyeon-1(il)-dong 玉蓮1洞 2.15 8,193 23,689
Ongnyeon-2-(i)-dong 玉蓮2洞 1.93 8,436 25,204
Seonhak-dong 仙鶴洞 2.41 8,492 22,103
Yeonsu-1(il)-dong 延壽1洞 1.52 11,681 28,090
Yeonsu-2(i)-dong 延壽2洞 1.00 9,813 25,499
Yeonsu-3(sam)-dong 延壽3洞 1.00 7,793 21,599
Cheonghak-dong 靑鶴洞 2.39 12,651 31,921
Dongchun-1(il)-dong 東春1洞 3.40 6,091 18,893
Dongchun-2(i)-dong 東春2洞 4.55 7,189 22,769
Dongchun-3(sam)-dong 東春3洞 0.70 6,044 20,869
Songdo-1(il)-dong 松島1洞 15.13 10,704 35,026
Songdo-2(i)-dong 松島2洞 12.22 6,432 21,457
Yeonsu District 延壽區 42.74 104,748 292,589

PopulationEdit

As of 2010 the population of the 0-14 age group is 25%; of those 65 and over, 6.7%. The working class population of the 15-64 age group is 68.21%, less than the national average of 72.8%. There are somewhat more males with 100.6 males to 100 females.

PoliticsEdit

Presently, Yeunsu District has one election district. However, the population surpassed 307,000 in July 2014, and as it continues to increase, it may increase to 2 districts for the 2016 general election.

EducationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 연수구 [Yeonsu District]. terms.naver.com (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-24.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 37°24′34″N 126°40′42″E / 37.40944°N 126.67833°E / 37.40944; 126.67833