Nam-gu, Busan

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Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationNam-gu
 • McCune-ReischauerNam-ku
KintraSooth Korea
Provincial levelBusan
Admeenistrative diveesions19 admeenistrative dong
 • Total25.91 km2 (10.00 sq mi)
 • Total229,563
 • Density8,900/km2 (23,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect
WebsiteNam Destrict Office

Nam-gu (leeterally sooth destrict) is a gu, or district, in sooth central Busan, Sooth Korea. Hintle o Nam-gu sticks oot intae the Sea o Japan (East Sea), shapin a peninsula which separates Suyeong Bay frae Busan Harbor. It haes a aurie o 25.91 km².[2] Nam-gu offeecially became a gu o Busan in 1975. In 1995 pairt o Nam-gu wis dividit tae shape Suyeong-gu.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nam-gu is hame tae some 300,000 fowk, for a population density exceedin 11,000 per square kilometre. Less nor 1,000 o its inhabitants are nan-Korean.[3]

Busan Subwey[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Busan Subwey (line 2) passes throu Nam-gu, whaur an interchynge connects it tae the heich-gate leadin tae the Gwangan Brig. Fower subwey stations alang Busan Subwey (line 2) are locatit Nam-gu, goin frae Kyungsung Varsity · Pukyong Naitional Varsity Station tae Jigegol Station.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nam-gu conteens a total o 7 islands, aw uninhabitit, wi a total aurie o anerly 0.3 km².[4] Amang these are the Oryukdo islets which mark the entrance tae Busan Harbor. The heichest point o Nam-gu lees inland: the peak o Hwangnyeongsan, at 427 metres abuin sea level. Hwangnyeong-san marks the point whaur Nam-gu's borders meet those o Yeonje-gu an Busanjin-gu an aw.

Admeenistrative diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nam-gu is dividit intae 6 legal dong, which aathegither comprise 19 admeenistrative dong, as follaes:

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

Unitit Naitions Memorial Cemetery which is in the Nam Destrict

A nummer o institutions o heicher education, includin 6 varsities, are locatit in Nam-gu. It includes Pusan Varsity o Foreign Studies, Kyungsung Varsity, Tongmyong Varsity, an Pukyong Naitional Varsity. It is hame tae the Unitit Naitions Memorial Cemetery an aw.

Varsities wi graduate schuils[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ither institutes o heicher eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Busan Airts College
  • Korea Institute o Maritime an Fisheries Technology

Sister ceety[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Coordinates: 35°08′N 129°05′E / 35.14°N 129.08°E / 35.14; 129.08