Gijang Coonty

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Gijang

기장군
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationGijang-gun
 • McCune-ReischauerKijang kun
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
Busan Gijang-gun.svg
KintraSooth Korea
RegionYeongnam
Provincial levelBusan
Admeenistrative diveesions2 eup, 3 myeon
Area
 • Total217.9 km2 (84.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot103,784
 • Density480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
Wabsteidwww.gijang.go.kr

Gijang Coonty is a gun (coonty), locatit atween Haeundae-gu an Ulsan in northren Busan, Sooth Korea.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gijang first appears unner its current name in the annals o the year 757, durin the Unifee'd Silla period. At that time it wis made the hyeon o Gijang, pairt o Dongnae-gun. The Samguk Sagi records that it wis kent as Gaphwayanggok (甲火良谷) previously.

Historical landmarks in the coonty include the Buddhist temple o Jangansa, said tae hae been first built bi Wonhyo in the 7t hunderyear.

Geografie an demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gijang is the maist landwart Busan's destricts, an consists maistly o vacant an agricultural laund. Approximately 156.7 o its 217.9 square kilometers are empty an forestit, maistly hilly laund. The coonty's population haes risen steadily syne 1990, when it stuid at 56,847.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Due tae its location alang the coast o the Sea o Japan (East Sea o Korea), Gijang is kent as a centre for the production o various kynds o seafuid. These include anchovies an broun seaweed (miyeok).

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gijang is the current residence o the new Busan International Foreign School an aw, which the Meenistry o Eddication recently spent 46.9 Billion wan.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Apairt frae the cultur-historical an Buddhist steids mentioned abuin, ither points o interest in Gijang include Toam Pottery Park an Ilgwang Beach.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Gijang is dividit intae five pairts:

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 35°15′00″N 129°13′18″E / 35.25000°N 129.22167°E / 35.25000; 129.22167