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Non-autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja 勸善區
 • Revised Romanization Gwonseon-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Gwǒnsǒn-ku
Map of Gyeonggi highlighting Gwonseon-gu.
Map of Gyeonggi highlighting Gwonseon-gu.
Country South Korea
Region Sudogwon (Gijeon)
Province Gyeonggi
City Suwon
 • Total 47.4 km2 (18.3 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 • Total 314,035
 • Dialect Seoul
Website Gwonseon-gu Office

Gwonseon-gu is the south-western district of the city of Suwon in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea.

Administrative divisions

Gwonseon-gu is divided into the following "dong"s.

  • Geumho-dong (Hangul: 금호동) (divided in turn into Geumgok-dong and Homaesil-dong)
  • Gokseon-dong (Hangul: 곡선동) (divided in turn into Gokbanjeong-dong, Daehwanggyo-dong and Gwonseon-dong)
  • Guun-dong (Hangul: 구운동)
  • Gwonseon-dong (Hangul: 권선동) (divided in turn into Gwonseon 1 and 2 dong)
  • Ipbuk-dong (Hangul: 입북동) (divided in turn into Ipbuk-dong and Dangsu-dong)
  • Pyeong-dong (Hangul: 평동) (divided in turn into Pyeong-dong, Pyeongni-dong, Gosaek-dong and Omokcheon-dong)
  • Seodun-dong (Hangul: 서둔동) (divided in turn into Seodun-dong and Tap-dong)
  • Seryu-dong (Hangul: 세류동) (divided in turn into Seryu 1 to 3 dong [Seryu 2 Dong: Jangji-dong])

See also

External links

  • Suwon City government website
  • Suwon at DMOZ
  • Gwonseon-gu website

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