Mapo District

Mapo

마포구
마포구 · 麻浦區
Hongdae
Location of Mapo-gu in Seoul
Location of Mapo-gu in Seoul
CountrySouth Korea
RegionSudogwon
Special CitySeoul
Administrative dong24 (16 actual precincts)
Area
 • Total23.87 km2 (9.22 sq mi)
Population
(2015[1])
 • Total381,330
 • Density16,000/km2 (41,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+9 (Mapo-gu official website

Mapo District (Mapo-gu) is a gu, or district, within Seoul, South Korea. It lies northwest of the Han River. Several universities and government buildings are located there. Mapo is well known for the Hongdae club district around Hongik University. Seoul Metropolitan Subway Line 2, Line 5, Line 6, The Airport Railroad(AREX) and The Gyeongui-Jungang Line(Korail) pass through this district. The Seoul World Cup Stadium, a famous landmark in Seoul, is located in Sangam town in northwest Mapo. Neighboring districts include Yongsan, Jung, Seodaemun and Eunpyeong Districts.

Mapo District Office

Location

Mapo District Office is located in Seongsan-2 precinct, near World Cup Stadium (5 minutes on foot). Seoul Metropolitan Subway Line 6 passes near the office, and it has a station name "Mapo-gu Office" 150 metres (490 ft) east of the office.

Organization

The district office has 5 Bureaus, 1 Community Health Center, 36 Divisions, 1 Room, 1 Task Force Team, 16 Community Service Centers. Mapo District Office employs about 1,300 personnels. The entire office is headed by Administrator. Current Administrator is Hong-seop Park (2017).

Other Languages
Bân-lâm-gú: Mapo Khu
Cebuano: Mapo-gu
Deutsch: Mapo-gu
español: Mapo-gu
français: Mapo-gu
한국어: 마포구
Bahasa Indonesia: Distrik Mapo
lietuvių: Mapo-gu
magyar: Mapho-ku
Bahasa Melayu: Daerah Mapo
Nederlands: Mapo-gu
日本語: 麻浦区
português: Mapo-gu
русский: Мапхогу
Scots: Mapo-gu
svenska: Mapo-gu
Türkçe: Mapo
اردو: ماپو ضلع
Tiếng Việt: Mapo-gu
中文: 麻浦區