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Busan
부산
Metropolitan Ceety
Busan Metropolitan Ceety
  transcription(s)
 • Hangul 부산
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Busan Gwangyeoksi
 • McCune-Reischauer Pusan Kwangyŏksi
Frae tap, gangin clockwise: Dountoun view along Busan North Port seen frae the Busan Touer, Haeundae Beach, nicht view o Gwangan Bridge, Taejongdae Naitural Park, Marine Ceety, an Centum Ceety

Emblem o Busan
Cairt o Sooth Korea wi Busan heichlichtit
Country Korea Sooth Korea
Region Yeongnam
Districts 15
Government
 • Type Mayor-Cooncil
 • Mayor Huh Nam-Shik (Saenuri)
 • Cooncil Busan Metropolitan Cooncil
 • Naitional Representation
 - Naitional Assembly
18 / 299
6.0% (Tot Seats)
18 / 245
7.3% (Constituency Seats)
Area[1]
 • Total 767.35 km2 (296.28 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 3,614,950
 • Density 4,700/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Postal code 600-010, 619-963
Area code(s) (+82) 051
Flouer Camellia flouer
Tree Camellia
Bird Seagull
Website busan.go.kr (Inglis)

Busan (Offeecially Busan Metropolitan Ceety), umwhile spelled Pusan[3] (Korean pronunciation: [pusan]) is Sooth Korea's seicont lairgest metropolis efter Seoul, wi a population o aroond 3.6 million.[1] It is the lairgest port ceety in Soooth Korea an the fift lairgest port in the warld.[4] The ceety is locatit on the sootheastrenmaist tip o the Korean peninsula an faces the Korea Strait. The maist densely built up auries o the ceety are situatit in a number o narrow valleys atween the Nakdong River an Suyeong River, wi muntains separatin some o the destricts. Admeenistratively, it is designatit as a Metropolitan Ceety. The Busan metropolitan aurie is dividit intae 15 major admeenistrative destricts an a single coonty.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns an sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Busan shares the teetle o sister ceety wi several coastal ceeties or provinces aroond the warld.[5]

Friendship ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Sister ports[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Port o Busan also haes 6 sister ports (leetit in order o dates).[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Busan: Population and area of Administrative units". Dynamic Busan: Busan Metropolitan City. Retrieved 2010-03-24. 
  2. Korean Statistical Information Service (Korean) > Population and Household > Census Result (2010) > Population by Administrative district, Sex and Age / Alien by Administrative district and Sex, Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  3. This romanization o the ceety's name is in McCune-Reischauer. It wis uised prior tae the offeecial adoption o the Revised Romanization bi the Sooth Korean Government in 2000.
  4. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=ah2Znx0vQ580 Empty Containers Clog Busan Port as Trade Slumps, bloomberg.com - March 3, 2009 02:12 EST
  5. List of Busan's sister cities, Busan Metropolitan City; (Inglis) [1], (Korean) [2]
  6. "Barcelona internacional – Ciutats agermanades" (in Spanish). © 2006–2009 Ajuntament de Barcelona. Retrieved 2009-07-13. 
  7. "CÁC ĐỊA PHƯƠNG NƯỚC NGOÀI ĐÃ THIẾT LẬP QUAN HỆ HỮU NGHỊ HỢP TÁC VỚI TPHCM". mofahcm.gov.vn. October 9, 2010. Retrieved January 8, 2011. 
  8. Port of Busan, Sister Ports, Busan
  9. http://www.city.osaka.jp/port/e_17_sister.html