Administrative District


Area: 17.40 km2 (6.72 sq mi)
Population: 485,098

Yangcheon-gu is a gu, or district, of Seoul, South Korea. Located on the southwest side of the Han River. It was known as 'Jechapaui-hyun' during the Goguryeo age, And has gone through several name-changes since.[1] It was renamed 'Yangcheon' in 1310, during the Goryeo dynasty. It was separated from neighboring Gangseo-gu in 1988. 'Yangcheon-gu' includes Mok-dong, Shinjeong-dong and Shinweol-dong. This area was developed during the 1980s, as a result of government policy to build a new residential area in Seoul; large apartment complexes were built. Now, 'Yangcheon-gu' is home to mostly middle and upper-class families and is considered one of the best wards in Seoul to live.

Mok-dong Stadium at this distinct opened for the Olympic Games in 1988. Among all stadiums, baseball stadium were used to hold a lot of games for juniors. From 2008, the stadium have been used for co-hosting; Amateur baseball games and Professional games for settlement of Heroes, a re-founded team this year which had been made of former Hyundai Unicorns players.

Points of Interest[edit | edit source]

  • Mokdong Stadium
  • SBS Building

Transportation[edit | edit source]

Yangcheon-gu is accesible through two subway lines.

Subway[edit | edit source]

  • Seoul Line 2
(Gangseo-gu) ← Sinjeong-negeori — Yangcheon-gu Office → (Guro-gu)

  • Seoul Line 5
(Gangseo-gu) ← Sinjeong — Mok-dong — Omokgyo → (Yeongdeungpo-gu)
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