Dong District, Daegu

Dong District (Dong-gu, lit. East District/City) is a gu (district) in northeastern Daegu, South Korea. It has a population of 343,678.[1] The district covers 182.35 km², for about 20% of Daegu's total area.

Dong-gu first emerged as the "eastern district office" (동부출장소) in 1938. It achieved gu status in 1963. In 1998, the administrative divisions were reorganized, and the former 26 dong were reorganized as 20 dong.

Dong

동구
Korean transcription(s)
 • Revised RomanizationDong-gu
 • McCune-ReischauerTong-gu
Dongdaegu park pyramid
Dong-gu DAEGU
CountrySouth Korea
RegionYeongnam
Provincial levelDaegu
Area
 • Total182.35 km2 (70.41 sq mi)
Population
 (2012.12.31)
 • Total342,092
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
WebsiteDong District Office

Administrative divisions

02-dong-en
Administrative divisions
  • Ansim-dong
  • Bangchon-dong
  • Bullobongmu-dong
  • Dongchon-dong
  • Dopyeong-dong
  • Gongsan-dong
  • Haean-dong
  • Hyomok-dong
  • Jijeo-dong
  • Sinam-dong
  • Sincheon-dong

Education

International schools in Dong-gu include:

Sister cities

Notes and references

  1. ^ As of February 28, 2006. "동구 인구 수는 343,678명 (2006.2.28.기준)". Dong-gu website. Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2006-03-08.
  2. ^ Home page. Daegu International School. Retrieved on March 30, 2016. "22, Palgong-ro 50-gil, Dong-gu, Daegu, Korea 41021 (대구광역시 동구 팔공로 50길 22; 구. 지번주소> 동구 봉무동 1555번지)"
  3. ^ "Korea Daeguhwagyo Elementary School." International School Information, Government of South Korea. Retrieved on March 30, 2016.

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Coordinates: 35°53′N 128°38′E / 35.89°N 128.64°E

Ansim station

Ansim Station is the terminal train station of Daegu Metro Line 1 at Dong-gu in Daegu, South Korea. The name of the station comes from King Taejo of Goryeo, who was victorious in battles with Later Baekje, and felt relieved when he went to the location "Ansim". The literal translation of "Ansim" is "relieved" and "peace of mind".

Ayanggyo station

Ayanggyo Station is a station of the Daegu Subway Line 1 in Sinam-dong and Hyomok-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea. It is the second deep station of the first line, located at a place crossing the Geumho River. On 2009 March 13, an elevator was established near exit 4.

Bangchon station

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Bangchon Station is a station of the Daegu Subway Line 1 in Bangchon-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea. It has train service until midnight.

Banyawol station

Banyawol Station is a station of the Daegu Subway Line 1 in Seoho-dong and Dongho-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea.

It is connected with the last stop of the downtown bus, but use frequency is little.

Bongmu Leports Park

Bongmu Leports Park is a recreational (leisure sports) park at PalGong mountain in Daegu, South Korea.

It is opened 1992 October.

All kinds of sports facilities is equipped such as foot volleyball court, a basketball court, a badminton court, a tennis court, roller skates court, a wrestling court, weight room.

Dong-gu Office station

Dong-gu Office Station is a station of Daegu Subway Line 1 in Sinam-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea. It is located at Keungogae five-way crossing (큰고개오거리).

Dongchon station

Dongchon Station is a station of the Daegu Subway Line 1 in Geomsa-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea. It is located at Dongchon old course (동촌구길). As it is connected with Ayanggyo station by underwater tunnel, it is deeper than any other station of Daegu Subway Line 1.

Dongdaegu station

Dongdaegu Station, meaning "East Daegu Station", is a railway station in Daegu, South Korea. It is on the national high-speed KTX railway network, 282 km (175 mi) south of Seoul Station.

Gaksan station

Gaksan Station is a commuter train station on the Daegu Subway Line 1 in Sinseo-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea.

There are many apartments surrounding the station. You can enter the Dongho residential area in order to get to Gumgang-dong.

Gatbawi

Gatbawi or Stone Seated Medicine Buddha at Gwan Peak, Mt. Palgong in Gyeongsan is a Buddhist statue in Daehan-ri, Wachon-myeon, Gyeongsan, Gyeongsangbuk-do, the Republic of Korea. It was made in the Unified Silla Kingdom era and is well known with the name of Gatbawi Buddha (Stone Hat Buddha). It sits 4 metres (13 ft) tall, and the hat is a 15-centimetre (6 in) thick flat stone on his head,

This single granite sculpture was made up by Uihyeon, at the top of the 850-metre (2,790 ft) high rough Palgongsan and is surrounded by a screen-like rock wall as its background. It is said that Uihyeon made it in order to appease his mother's soul in the 7th ruling year of Queen Seondeok of Silla Kingdom.

Gongsan-dong

Gongsan-dong is an administrative dong in Dong-gu, in northeastern Daegu, South Korea. It has an area of 83.78 km², most of which is vacant; its population is only 18,177. Slightly more than half of the people live in the dong's 38 apartment blocks.The dong was first constituted in 1981. For much of the 1980s and 1990s, it was divided into two administrative dong, but these were reunited into Gongsan-dong in 1998.

Gongsan Dam, which supplies drinking water for much of northern Daegu, is also located within the boundaries of Gongsan-dong. Land use in much of the dong is restricted due to regulations protecting the water supply and natural environment.

Haean station

Haean Station is a station of the Daegu Subway Line 1 in Bangchon-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea.

The name of station is derived from the administrative division of Haean-myeon, which became part of Daegu in 1958.

Otgol Village

Otgol Village (Korean: 옻골마을) is the clan village of the Gyeongju Choi located in the east of Daegu, South Korea. Otgol consists of approximately 20 houses in the common Joseon period style; most are not original and those that are have been heavily rebuilt over time. There are two 100-year-old locust trees standing at the entrance to the village.

Palgongsan

Palgongsan, also Palgong Mountain, and previously called Gongsan during the Goryeo dynasty, is a mountain in southeastern South Korea, lying on an outlier of the Taebaek range. It stands on the northeastern border between Daegu metropolitan city and North Gyeongsang province (including the districts of Chilgok County, Gunwi County, Yeongcheon, and Gyeongsan). Its peak is 1193 m above sea level.

The mountain is the site of a number of cultural and natural heritage sites. These include Buddhist shrines from the Silla period or later, including the large and active temple of Donghwasa and the Gunwi Triad Budda Grotto (National Treasure 109). In addition, in 927 the Battle of Gong Mountain was fought between Hubaekje and Goryeo forces on the mountain's southern slope.

Natural treasures include the standing stone of Gatbawi, so called from its resemblance to a traditional Korean horsehair hat, or gat.

The mountain, connected to downtown Daegu by bus, is a popular site for weekend outings from the city. Portions of the mountain were designated a provincial park in 1980.

Sincheon station (Daegu)

Sincheon Station is a station of the Daegu Subway Line 1 in Sincheon-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea.

Kyungpook National University is nearby.

A stair was removed at entrance 4 and an escalator was put in its place.

Singi station

Singi Station is a station of Daegu Subway Line 1 in Singi-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea.

Songgwangmae Memorial Museum

Songgwangmae Memorial Museum (aka Songgwang Maewon, Korean: 송광매기념관) is a museum located in Dong district, Daegu, South Korea.The museum's collection is mainly artifacts connected with traditional arts and industry in Korea. The founders of museum were Kwon Byeongtak and Song Suhee. The establishment of the museum was approved in March 2002.

Yonggye station

Yonggye Station is a station of Daegu Subway Line 1 at Dong-gu in Daegu, South Korea.

Yulha station

Yulha Station is a station of Daegu Subway Line 1 in Yulha-dong, Dong District, Daegu, South Korea. Two exits was established in 2010. There is a Beomanno road to south. Apartments were built by new city development to the neighborhood.

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