Hapjeong station

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Hapjeong Station [Holt Children's Services, Inc.]
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Station Sign (Line 2)
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationHapjeong-yeok
McCune–ReischauerHapchŏng-yŏk
General information
Location55 Yanghwa-ro Jiha, 393 Seogyo-dong,
Mapo-gu, Seoul[1]
Operated bySeoul Metro
Line(s)     Line 2
     Line 6
Platforms4
Tracks4
Construction
Structure typeUnderground
Key dates
May 22, 1984[1]     Line 2 opened
December 15, 2000[1]     Line 6 opened
Traffic
Passengers(Daily) Based on Jan-Dec of 2012.
Line 2: 53,987[2]
Line 6: 19,349[2]

Hapjeong Station (Korean pronunciation: [hapt͈ɕʌŋ]) is a subterranean station of Seoul Subway Line 2 and Seoul Subway Line 6. The station is located just north of the Han River in Mapo-gu; the name of the subway station comes from its local name. The name of the area means clam well.[3]

The station is the southern end of Hongdae area, which is the mecca of urban arts and indie music culture of Seoul, it is closest to the historical site of Jeoldu-san, a place where over 10,000 Koreans of the Roman Catholic faith were beheaded in 1866 under the orders of Daewon-gun. Yanghwajin Foreigners' Cemetery and the Holt International Children's Services are also located near the station; the northern end of Yanghwa Bridge is near the gates of the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "합정역" (in Korean). Doopedia. Retrieved 2016-07-05.
  2. ^ a b Monthly Number of Passengers between Subway Stations Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine. Korea Transportation Database, 2013. Retrieved 2013-10-15.
  3. ^ "Hapjeong station". doopedia.
Preceding station   Seoul Metropolitan Subway   Following station
toward City Hall
Line 2
toward Chungjeongno
toward Eungam
Line 6
toward Bonghwasan

Coordinates: 37°32′57″N 126°54′49″E / 37.54917°N 126.91361°E / 37.54917; 126.91361