District information

Gangnam-gu is located in South-east part of Seoul. The East faces Songpa-gu with boundary of Tancheon, the South faces Sungnam city with boundary of Daemo mountain and Segok-dong, and the North faces Sungdong-gu with boundary of Han river.
Gangnam-gu Seoul Map

Location and characteristics

  • The capital of Gangnam-gu is located in South-east part of Seoul. The East faces Songpa-gu with boundary of Tancheon , the West faces Seocho-gu following Gangnamdaero which connects to Hannamdaero, the North faces Seocho-gu and Sungnam city along the line of Guryong mountain and Daemo mountain, and the North faces Sungdong-gu and Yongsan-gu with boundary of Han river. Gangnam-gu has especially well-developed street-network with unique characteristics.
    Around Teheranro with trade centers, airport terminal, and ASEM center, there are developments in new venture and advanced industries of trade and finance.
    The Cheongdam-dong, Apgujeong-dong areas are famous for fashion, arts, video, animation, and distribution. Samsung-dong and Nonhyeon-dong are specialized in art gallery, pottery, and furniture business. Also recently, the area of Poi-dong is getting popular with venture enterprises with balanced developments. Moreover, Gangnam is a district where most of citizens reside in high-class apartment houses and large apartment complexes. It has convenient conditions with balanced formation of large department stores, cultural facilities, and green belts for the daily lives of citizens.
Residential area
 56.28%, Green area 37.58%, Commercial area 6.14%

Area

  • Gangnam-gu area is relevant to 6.53% of Seoul with area of 39.55㎢. It is formed with 24 administrations (14 courts) and 1,057 public organizations with the total of 6,722 organizations.

    The largest competent area out of the 24 dong is Segok-dong which has the area of 6.36㎢.
the person in charge
Self-governing Administration Division Tel.02-3423-5195
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