Geumjeong-gu

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Geumjeong-gu
금정구
Destrict
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Geumjeong-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Kŭmjŏng-ku
View o Geumjeong-gu frae Geumjeongsan
View o Geumjeong-gu frae Geumjeongsan
Busan Geumjeong-gu.svg
Kintra Sooth Korea
Region Yeongnam
Provincial level Busan
Admeenistrative diveesions 20 admeenistrative dong
Aurie
 • Total 65.19 km2 (25.17 sq mi)
Population (2005[1])
 • Tot 264,880
 • Density 4,063/km2 (10,520/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang
Wabsteid Geumjeong District Office

Geumjeong-gu is a destrict in north central Busan, Sooth Korea. Approximately 7.3% o Busan's population is in Geumjeong-gu.[2]

The Hoedong Reservoir is locatit on the destrict's eastren boondar, an the muntain Geumjeongsan on the wast. Acause o this, 75% o the destrict's laund is restrictit frae residential development. The destrict's population is concentratit in the valley o the Oncheoncheon stream, a tributar o the Suyeonggang.

Notable landmarks include Beomeosa, a Buddhist temple datin tae the Silla dynasty, an Geumjeongsan, the muntain which owerleuks hintle o the destrict. Geumjeongsan is toppit bi the waws o the Geumjeongsanseong, which wur built in the Joseon dynasty.

Several colleges an varsities are locatit in Geumjeong-gu. The maist prominent o these is Pusan Naitional Varsity.

Geumjeong-gu serves as a nexus o transit connections atween central Busan an the rest o Korea. The northren end o Busan Subwey Line 1 lees in Nopo-dong, whaur it adjyns Busan's major express bus terminal. In addeetion, the soothren terminus o the Gyeongbu Expresswey lees athin the destrict.

The destrict wis shapit bi separation frae Dongnae-gu in 1988.

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Geumjeong-gu is dividit intae 11 legal dong, which aathegither comprise 20 admeenistrative dong, as follaes:

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Coordinates: 35°14′30″N 129°05′30″E / 35.24167°N 129.09167°E / 35.24167; 129.09167