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Description of District

Located to the east of Seoul,

Dongdaemun-gu serves as the eastern gate into the capital.

With the exception of Baebongsan Mountain in
Jeonnong-dong and the northern mountainous area in
Hwegi-dong, most of Dongdaemun-gu is below 100m altitude.

Enclosed by Jungnangcheon Stream in the east,
Jeongneungcheon Stream in the west, and Cheonggyecheon
Stream in the south,
Dongdaemun-gu has a population of around 370,000 and is a
typical residential area.