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Gangbuk District, Seoul, R.O.K.

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About the district

Gangbuk District is one of the 25 districts that make up the city of Seoul, South Korea. Its name is derived from it being located at the north of the Han River, a major river in South Korea.

Gangbuk District was created from the neighbouring Dobong District in 1995. Covering an area of 23.6 square kilometers, it has a population of 324,413 (2010). Gangbuk District is home to famous tourist attractions like Bukhan Mountain.



Jiading Fahua Pagoda

The Fahua Pagoda, 40.8 meters tall, is a square, brick-wood structure with seven stories, accessible by ladders.