Dokdo is located 89.493km south-east to Uleungdo,Korea 267km away from Pohang, 151km away from the truce line.
The latitude of Dokdo is between 131¢ª52'07"degrees north and its longitude is between 37¢ª14'12"degrees east. The island can be seen from Uleungdo.
The shortest distance to Dokdo is 220.354 kilometers from Jukbyeon, Uljin county of North Gyeonsang province, and Dokdo is the far east Korean territory. The address of Dokdo is 1-37 mountains, Dokdo-ri, Uleung-eup, Uleung county, North Gyeongsang province which has been officially reconfirmed since April 7, 2000.
The gross area of Dokdo is about 186,121§³( Dongdo covers an area of 64,779 §³; Seodo, 95,444.5§³; attached islands to Dokdo, 15,907.5§³), and the number of the attached islands is 33. Dokdo is a state demesne and under control of the Department of the Ocean and Fisheries.