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Dokdo is an island located at the eastern end of the territory of Korea. At 216.8 kilometers’ distance, Dokdo is closest to Jukbyeon in Uljin, Gyeongsangbuk-do on the mainland. It is also about 87.4 kilometers southeast of Ulleungdo. The coordinates of Dokdo are N37° 14’ 26.8”, E131° 52’ 10.4” for Dongdo and N37° 14’ 30.6”, E 131° 51’ 54.6” for Seodo (at the highest latitude).
The administrative designation of Dokdo is Gyeongsangbuk-do, Ulleung-gun, Ulleung-eup, Dokdo-ri 1~96 (101 lots including split lot numbers), as per the September 2005 provisions of the ‘Revised Municipal Ordinance on the Names and Boundaries of Ri in Ulleung-gun”.