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The Origin of 'Dong' Names
Chungmu dong

Chungmu-dong

Originally, Chungmu-dong is the beach included in Buminpo and located in Bosucheon.

The area range is from Yeongdo Bridge to half of Namhang's beach. A square was made after Daejeong Park was created in 1918 and that square was the biggest place where people could gather. A lot of events including rallies were held there during Japanese occupation. During Japanese empire, to commemorate a Japanese General's victory of Busanpo naval battle, the name was changed to Chungmu-dong after the General's posthumous name and a rotary was created in the square and named Chungmuro Rotary.