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Gwanak-gu
관악구
Administrative District
Gwanak

Gwanakmap

Province: Gyeonggi-do
Area: 29.57 km2 (11.42 sq mi)
Population: 535,217
Neighborhoods: 21

Gwanak District, or Gwanak-gu is an administrative subdivision (gu) of Seoul, South Korea. It lies on southern skirt of Seoul, bordering Seoul and Anyang of Gyeonggi Province. Craggy ridgeline of Mt. Gwanak (Gwanak-san), which dominates local geography, borders two.

Originally a part of Siheung, Gyeonggi, it was transferred to Seoul with rapid expansion of the National Capital Area and its population growth in 1960s. Partitioned from Yeongdeungpo and established as a district in 1973, it is now neighbouring Seocho, Dongjak, Guro and Geumcheon Districts, and exercises jurisdiction over 21 neighbourhoods (dong) and their population of 500,000.

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TransportationEdit

Gwanak-gu is accesible through two subway lines.

SubwayEdit

  • Seoul Line 2, Circle Line
(Dongjak-gu) ← Nakseongdae — Bongcheon — Sillim → (Dongjak-gu)


  • Seoul Line 4
(Dongjak-gu) ← Sadang → (Seocho-gu)

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