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JoSeon Dynasty

Kyeongki-do Yangjoo Village

1914.4.

According to reform of the administration zone under the Japanese imperial government, partial areas of Inchang-myeon of Goyang-gun were incorporated into Soongin-myeon (areas of Mia-dong, Beon-dong, Suyu-dong-and Ui-dong)

1949.8.13.

Per article No. 159 per President’s order, partial areas of Soongin-myeon of Goyang-gun, Kyeongki-do were incorporated into Seongbuk-gu, Seoul (Mia-dong, Beon-dong, Suyu-dong, Ui-dong areas). Established Soongin branch office.

1973.7.1.

Per article No. 6548 per President’s order, Dobong-gu from Seongbuk-gu separates (22 administrative acting dong)

1975.10.1. ~ 1985.9.1.

According to the city ordinance, border adjustment with Seongbuk-gu and over-populated dong areas became separated (22 dongs → 36 dongs)

1988.1.1.

Per article No. 12367 per President’s order, Nowon-gu has separated from Dobong-gu (Dobong-gu-21 dongs and Nowon-gu-16 dongs)

1988.5.1.

Implementation of the Local Government Autonomy policy, promotes to an autonomous district

1989.1.1.

Per article No. 12557 per President’s order, partial areas of Nowon-gu were incorporated into Dobong-gu (Five dongs from Nowon-gu→Dobong-gu)

1989.6.1. ~ 1994.9.1.

Due to over growth of population, separation of dongs (26 dongs→33 dongs)

1994.12.26.

Per article No. 14434 per President’s order (’94.12.22) adjustment of district boundaries (partial areas of Beon 3-dong→Seongbuk-gu, areas of Chang 3-dong→Nowon-gu)

1995.3.1.

Per legislation article No. 4802 (’94.12.22), Gangbuk-gu separated from Dobong-gu (Gangbuk-gu-18 administration active dongs, Dobong-gu- 15 administration active dongs)

2008.6.30.

Merger and acquisitions of Dong offices and revision of divisional offices (5 division offices, 1 officer, 24 departments, 4 divisions, and 17 teams→ 5 bureaus, 2 officers, 1 division, 121 teams) (1 public health office, 4 departments, 11 teams→ 1 office, 4 departments, and 10 teams) (17 Dong offices, 34 teams→ 13 Dong offices and 26 teams) (1 division assembly office, 2 special experts, and 3 teams→ no changes)

2009.10.1.

Revision of divisional functions (5 division offices, 2 officers, 26 departments, and 121 teams→ 5 departments, 2 officers, 1 division, and 120 teams) (1 public health office, 4 departments, 10 teams→ 1 office, 4 departments, and 12 teams)

2010.9.13.

Revision of divisional functions (5 departments, 2 officers, 27 departments, 1 office, 1 health office (8 departments), 13 Dongs, and 161 teams

2013.1.1.

Revision of divisional functions (5 departments, 2 officers, 27 departments, 1 office, 1 health office (8 departments), 13 Dongs, and 121 teams