Dong District, Busan

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Dong

동구
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationDong-gu
 • McCune-ReischauerTong-ku
Korea-Busan-Street-02.jpg
Official logo of Dong
Busan Dong-gu.svg
CountrySouth Korea
RegionYeongnam
Provincial levelBusan
Administrative divisions17 administrative dong
Area
 • Total9.77 km2 (3.77 sq mi)
Population
 (2005[1])
 • Total109,879
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
WebsiteDong District Office

Dong District (literally east district) is a gu in central Busan, South Korea. It was one of the first 6 gu of Busan established in 1957.

Busan Station is located in Dong-gu.

Dong-gu has a status of sister localities with Gwangsan-gu in Gwangju and Zhifu District in Yantai City, China.

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions

Dong-gu is divided into 4 legal dong, which altogether comprise 17 administrative dong, as follows:

Politics[edit]

The area is represented in the National Assembly by the West District and East District Busan (South Korean Legislature Constituency)

Education[edit]

International schools include:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Welcome to Busan Dong-Gu District Office". Archived from the original on 2007-03-12. Retrieved 2006-07-06.
  2. ^ "Foreign Schools in Busan." Busan Metropolitan City. Retrieved on January 13, 2019.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°07′46″N 129°02′44″E / 35.1294°N 129.0455°E / 35.1294; 129.0455