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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationAsan-si
 • McCune-ReischauerAsan-si
Location in Sooth Korea
Location in Sooth Korea
Coordinates: 36°47′N 126°59′E / 36.783°N 126.983°E / 36.783; 126.983
Kintra Sooth Korea
Admeenistrative diveesions2 eup, 9 myeon, 6 dong
 • Total542.25 km2 (209.36 sq mi)
 • Total242,575
 • Density442/km2 (1,140/sq mi)
 • Dialect

Asan is a ceety in Chungcheongnam-do, Sooth Korea. It borders the Seoul Metropolitan Aurie tae the north. Asan haes a population o approximately 250,000.

Asan is kent for its hot springs an is a ceety o spas.

Asan haes grown intae the neebourin veelage, Onyang-dong, which is kent for its hot springs an aw.

Asan shoud no be ramfeeselt wi Ansan, in Gyeonggi-do.


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The ceety o Asan shares a station for the KTX heich speed trains wi the neebourin ceety o Cheonan cried Cheonan-Asan Station. It taks aboot 30 minutes tae travel frae Asan tae Seoul bi the KTX train. It can be reached athin 2 oors frae Incheon Internaitional Airport bi caur. Seoul Metropolitan Subway extendit ane o its lines tae service Asan on 15 Dizember 2008. Twa major heich-gates, the Seoul-Busan an Wast Coast expressweys, pass throu Asan ceety an aw.

Industry an commerce

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Companies like Hyundai Motor, Samsung LCD, an Samsung Electronic hae factories in Asan. A total o 14 industrial complexes are currently occupeed bi autopairts, electronic pairts an ither factories.

The Port o Pyeongtaek, closest tae the east Cheenae coast amang Korean ports, is nearbi.


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Asan is the hame o five varsities.

Modre history

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  • In 1983, analteration o tounships (ri) an touns (myeon) wis made.
  • In 1986, Onyang eup (toun) o Asan wis separatit an the unthirlt ceety o Onyang wis creatit.[1]
  • In 1995, the Ceety o Onyang an Asan Coonty wur combined intae the Ceety o Asan.

See an aw

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  1. Proveesional chynges includin Guri ceety an 11 ceeties an coonties an permission o modification namin Naju.(1985.12.28.) frae Constitution o the Republic o Korea

Freemit airtins

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