Miryang

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Miryang
밀양
Municipal Ceety
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 밀양시
 • Hanja 密陽市
 • Revised Romanization Miryang-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Miryang-si
Location of Miryang
Kintra  Sooth Korea
Region Yeongnam
Admeenistrative divisions 2 eup, 9 myeon, 5 dong
Aurie
 • Total 799.03 km2 (308.51 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Tot 112,602
 • Density 140.9/km2 (365/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang

Miryang, aften spelt Milyang, is a ceety in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, Sooth Korea. Neebourin ceeties include Changnyeong tae the wast, Cheongdo tae the north, Ulsan tae the east, an Yangsan, Gimhae, an Changwon tae the sooth. The ceety bird is the Korean magpie, the ceety tree is the pine, an the ceety flouer is the ryal azalea.

The recordit history o Miryang begins in the Samhan period, when it wis kent as Mirimidongguk. Due tae its strategic location near the Nakdong River, Miryang played an important role frae the Silla period forward. It servit as an important station on the Great Yeongnam Road durin the later Joseon Dynasty, an in the 20t century it became a station on the Gyeongbu Line railwey that connects Busan tae Seoul. Miryang remains a key stop alang that line, an is nou the anerlie ceety atween Busan an Daegu servit bi KTX express trains.

Miryang is kent aroond Korea for the Miryang arirang an for the view frae the Yeongnamnu pavilion, subject o numerous poems frae the Joseon Dynasty. Other notit landmarks include Eoreumgol an the temple o Pyochungsa. Famous fowk frae Miryang include 15t-century Neo-Confucian scholar Kim Jong-jik an 16t-century warrior-monk Songun Yu Jeong. The ceety govrenment wirks actively tae maintain the memory o these figurs, an o ither local cultural featurs such as the tale o Arang.

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Coordinates: 35°30′N 128°45′E / 35.500°N 128.750°E / 35.500; 128.750