Amsa-dong


Amsa-dong

Infobox Korean settlement
title = Amsa-dong



imgwidth =
imgcaption = Amsa-dong Preshistoric Settlement Site
hangul = 암사동
hanja = linktext|岩|寺|洞
rr = Amsa-dong
mr = Amsa-tong
area_km2 = 4.7
pop = 73377
popnote =
popyear = 2001
popden_km2 = 15612
popdennote =
divs =


mapcaption =

Amsa-dong is a "dong", neighbourhood of Gangdong-gu in Seoul, South Korea.cite web |url=http://www.encyber.com/search_w/ctdetail.php?masterno=732259&contentno=732259 |title=암사동 (Amsa-dong 岩寺洞)|publisher=Doosan Encyclopedia |accessdate=2008-04-18 |language=Korean|] cite web|url=http://www.gangdong.go.kr/pub/los/los.jsp?sc=los01030101_092200 |publisher=Gangdong-gu official site |title= The origin of Amsa-dong| |accessdate=2008-04-18 |language=Korean|] The dong is well-known for the Amsa-dong Preshistoric Settlement Site in which Neolithic remains were excavated after a large number of diagonal-line patterned earthenware underneath the earth were accidentally discovered by a flood in 1925. [cite web|url=http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/SI/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=264111 |title=Amsa-dong Prehistoric Settlement Site |publisher=Korea Tourism Organization|] [cite web|url=http://www.hellopageskorea.com/enjoy/tour/seoul/enjoy_tour-seoul-Historical_body.htm |title=Historical Attraction |publisher=KTDC|accessdate=2008-04-18 |language=English|]

See also

*Prehistory of Korea
*Jeulmun Pottery Period
*Dolmen
*Administrative divisions of South Korea

References

External links

* [http://www.gangdong.go.kr/pub/eng/local/local_03_1.jsp# Gangdong-gu map] at the Gangdong-gu official website
*ko [http://www.gangdong.go.kr/pub/los/index.jsp?dptcd=092200 The Amsa 1 & 4 dong Resident office]


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