Dongnae District

Autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
  Revised Romanization Dongnae-gu
  McCune-Reischauer Tongnae-ku

Country South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Busan
Administrative divisions 14 administrative dong
Population (2004)
  Total 282,732
  Density 16,991/km2 (44,010/sq mi)
  Dialect Gyeongsang
Website Dongnae District Office
Chungnyeolsa, a shrine dedicated to those who died fighting against Japanese troops during the Japanese invasions of Korea of 1592

Dongrae District is a gu in northern Busan, South Korea. It has a population of about 300,000, and an area of 16.7 square kilometers. It was once a separate city, the principal port of southeastern Korea. Numerous historical relics are preserved in the area. Heosimcheong, Asia's largest spa, is in Oncheon-dong.

This district is well known for Pajeon, which is 'Green Onion Pancake'.

DongRaeGu is also the ID for the Korean StarCraft II progamer, Park Soo Ho.[1] Due to his success in events such as the GOMTV Global Starcraft II League and Major League Gaming, he was recognized by the town and was allowed to officially represent the town by being able to place a badge on his uniform.[2]

Administrative divisions

Administrative divisions

Dongnae-gu is divided into seven legal dong, which altogether comprise 14 administrative dong, as follows:

Sister cities

See also



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Coordinates: 35°12′13″N 129°05′02″E / 35.20361°N 129.08389°E / 35.20361; 129.08389

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