Road Name Address is a new address system. All the roads and streets are assigned identifying names. Buildings are assigned building numbers on a regular basis by road name. Road Name Address consists of a road name, a building number, and other complements(floor, room number, apt. number)
|Division||Previous Format||Road Name Addresses|
|Composition||bunji –dong/-ri → Land focus||Building number, Road name → Building focus|
|use||Land management (Land number) → Property protection||Position Information (Building number) → Address signification|
Previous Format → Road Name Address
–dong/-floor Apartment name →equal (Apartment name), –dong/-floor
-bunji –dong/-ri →change Building number, Road name
-eup/-myun, -city/-gun/-gu, city/-do →similar -eup/-myun, -city/-gun/-gu, city/-do
(Apartment name), –dong/-floor, Building number, Road name, -eup/-myun, -city/-gun/-gu, city/-do
|Explain||Example of correct address writing||Example of incorrect address writing|
|A road name is written as one word or two words||Gukhoe-daero 62-gil (O)||Gukhoe-daero62-gil (X)|
|A building number shall be shown on the front of a road name||9, Gukhoe-daero 62-gil (O)||Gukhoe-daero 62-gil 9 (X)|
|A comma is between a building number and -dong/-floor/-ho||201-dong 101-ho, 89, Sakju-ro (O)||201-dong 101-ho 89, Sakju-ro (X)|
Pentagon-shaped on a blue background the top - Sejong-dearo -Road Name the bottom - 209 -Building Number
A building number is assigned following the bigger street’s name in case there are two main entrances on two different streets
※Upon request from a building owner, the main entrance and building number can be changed.
In case of a store located underground, 'B' or 'jiha' sign is added in front of a building number
※ Starting from the main entrance, numbers are assigned in counterclockwise direction, [remarks] → : Direction of entry
|Serial numbers are assigned in Arabic numerals or Korean letters(101-dong, 102-dong, 103-dong/ Ga-dong, Na-dong, Da-dong…)|
|Line Pattern||Tree Pattern||Square Pattern|
|Example of Line Pattern - In ascending order of the main entry direction(→), 101-dong, 102-dong, 103-dong||Example of Tree Pattern - From the right side of the main entry direction(→) to the left side 1-dong, 2-dong, 3-dong, 4-dong, 5-dong, 6-dong||Example of Square Pattern - A-dong, B-dong and C-dong are given in counterclockwise direction with respect to the main entrance|
|Parallel Pattern||Circle Pattern||Matrix Pattern|
|Example of Parallel Pattern - The right side of the main entry direction is 1-dong, 2-dong, 3-dong/ The left side of the main entry direction is 6-dong, 5-dong, 4-dong||Example of Circle Pattern - From the right side of the main entry direction(→) to the counterclockwise direction Ga-dong, Na-dong, Da-dong, Ra-dong, Ma-dong||Example of Matrix Pattern - 1-dong, 2-dong, 3-dong, 4-dong, 5-dong, 6-dong depending on the direction of main entrance|
※In case there’s only one basement, Basement is assigned to the first basement, [Remarks] → : Main entrance
|Based on the surface, serial numbers are assigned to those above the ground, ‘underground+ serial numbers’ are assigned to those in underground|
|Vertical Pattern||Underground Bunker pattern||Overpass pattern|
|Example of Vertical Pattern - Basement under the main entrance direction is underground 1Floor, underground 2Floor / The ground in the main entrance direction is 1Floor, 2Floor, 3Floor, 4Floor||Example of Underground Bunker pattern - Basement under the main entrance direction is underground 1Floor, underground 2Floor, underground 3Floor||Example of Overpass pattern - The ground in the main entrance direction is 1Floor, 2Floor, 3Floor, 4Floor|
|Piloti pattern||M,L,G Floor|
|Example of Piloti pattern - From the parking lot to the ground 2Floor, 3Floor||Example of M,L,G Floor - Basement under the main entrance direction is underground Floor/ The ground in the main entrance direction is 1Floor, 2Floor - Lobby not assigned|
※ Starting from the main entrancev, numbers are assigned in counterclockwise direction, [remarks] gray square : Main entrance
|Arabic numerals are assigned in orders (101-ho, 102-ho.../1-ho, 2-ho.../B1-ho, B2-ho.../B101-ho, B102-ho...)|
|Line Layout||Spiral Layout||Parallel Layout(except)|
|Example of Line Layout - In the left and right straight lines from the main entrance standard, 101-ho, 102-ho, 103-ho, 104-ho||Example of Spiral Layout - In the counterclockwise from the main entrance standard, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111, 112||Example of Parallel Layout(except) - The right side of the main entry direction is 101-ho, 102-ho, 103-ho, 105-ho/ The left side of the main entry direction is 109-ho, 108-ho, 107-ho, 106-ho|
|Example of H-shape Layout - The right side of the main entry direction is 102, 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 110 ,111 ,112|
START POSITIONCurrent position is the starting point of the 'Jungang-ro'.
BASIC NUMBER SIGNLocation sings based on the Road Name address. Current position is ‘Jungang-ro 3’
INTERSECTIONIt is installed at an intersection. Buildings numbered under5 are on the left[←], and buildings numbered over 9 are on the right[→].
END POSITIONCurrent position is the ending point of the 'Jungang-ro'.
CURRENT ROADCurrent position is Daehan-daero 12. The direction form 12 to 60(↑)
ROAD AHEAD SIGNJungang-ro is 200m ahead from the current position
BUILDING NUMBER SIGNIt consists of a road name and a building number
|In general / Normal style|
|Pentagon-shaped on a blue background, the top - 세종대로 Sejong-daero, the bottom - 209||Square-shaped on a blue background, the top - 중앙로, the middle - 35, the bottom - Jungang-ro|
|Publick Offices||Cultural Heritage < Tourist Attractions|
|Circle in the shape of a white background and blue border, the top - Public Offices icon, the middle - 6, the bottom - 문연로 Munnyeon-ro||A rounded rectangle in the shape of a white background and blue border, the top - icon, the middle - 24, the bottom - 보성길 Boseong-gil|
Various Building number sign
Starting point signs image (The shape of the sign is a pointed pentagon on the right) 강남대로 Gangnam-daero 1 → 699
Daejeong-ro 23 beon-gil
Direction signs image(The shape of the sign is rectangular) 92 중앙로 Jungang-ro 96
Cross-point signs image (The shape of the sign is hexagonal) 사임당로 Saimdang-ro 92 ↑ 250
Sign for Basic Number images (The sign of a square) the top : Street Name (종로 Jong-ro) , the bottom : Basic Number (2345)
Road Ahead Sign images (The sign of a rectangle) 종로 Jong-ro 200m
|One direction||Forward Direction||Both Directions|
|Starting point signs image (The shape of the sign is a pointed pentagon on the right) 방배로 Bangbae-ro 1 → 71||Ending point signs image (The shape of the sign is a pointed pentagon on the left) 1 → 71 방배로 Bangbae-ro||For the forward direction signs image (The sign of a rectangle) 방배로 Bangbae-ro 1 ↑ 71||For both direction signs image (The shape of the sign is hexagonal) 54 방배로 Bangbae-ro 58|
Notation format is from detailed address → to big district. Complements such as a neighborhood name or an apartment -name can be eliminated for brief notation. If necessary, complements are written in brackets in front of the detailed address.
(Gwangjang-dong, Sindo APT), 101-dong 102-ho, 78, Gwangnaru-ro 507-gil, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul
Following Romanization rules for Korean letters, district names are written in Romanization. In case of Seoul(called a special city) and metropolitan cities, -si can be eliminated.
서울특별시 강남구 강남대로10길 109 109, Gangnam-daero 10-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Road Name Address are written in Romanization. Road Name Address includes -daero, -ro, -gil(beon-gin)
※ if necessary, English abbreviations (Blvd. St. Rd.) are applied.
경기도 양주시 시민로5번길 18
‘-dong’, ‘floor’, -ho’ are written in Romanization.
대구광역시 수성구 달구벌대로323번길 56, 705동 1104호
강원도 춘천시 퇴계로77번길 42, 3층