Administrative District


Province: Gyeonggi-do
Mayor: Haeshik Lee
Area: 24.587 km2 (9.493 sq mi)
Population: 472.244
Neighborhoods: 21

Gangdong-gu (literally "district east of the river") is one of the 25 gu which make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. It is located on the east side of the city.

Jungbu (literally "Central Part") Express Motorway starts in and passes through Sangil-dong, which is located in the east end of this district. In Amsa-dong, there is a Pre-historic heritage site which is about six thousands years old. At this site, there are many kinds of pottery and houses. The pottery which has been found was made of ceramic and is circular and shaped into a point similar to corn.


Gangdong-gu is accesible through three subway lines.


  • Seoul Line 5
(Gwangjin-gu) ← Cheonho — Gangdong — Gil-dong — Gubeundari — Myeongil — Godeok — Sangil-dong

  • Seoul Line 5 Macheon Branch
Gangdong — Dunchon-dong → (Songpa-gu)
  • Seoul Line 8
Amsa — Cheonho — Gangdong-gu Office → (Songpa-gu)

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