Busan (Offeecially Busan Metropolitan Ceety), umwhile spelled Pusan[3] (Korean pronunciation: [pusan]) is Sooth Korea's seicont lairgest metropolis efter Seoul, wi a population o aroond 3.6 million.[1] It is the lairgest port ceety in Sooth Korea an the fift lairgest port in the warld.[4] The ceety is locatit on the sootheastrenmaist tip o the Korean peninsula an faces the Korea Strait. The maist densely biggit up auries o the ceety are situatit in a nummer o nairae valleys atween the Nakdong River an Suyeong River, wi muntains separatin some o the destricts. Admeenistratively, it is designatit as a Metropolitan Ceety. The Busan metropolitan aurie is dividit intae 15 major admeenistrative destricts an a single coonty.

Busan

부산
Busan Metropolitan Ceety
  transcription(s)
 • Hangul부산
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationBusan Gwangyeoksi
 • McCune-ReischauerPusan Kwangyŏksi
Montage o Busan
Montage o Busan
Official logo of Busan
Emblem o Busan
Cairt o Sooth Korea wi Busan heichlichtit
Cairt o Sooth Korea wi Busan heichlichtit
CountryKorea Sooth Korea
RegionYeongnam
Districts15
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-Cooncil
 • MayorHuh Nam-Shik (Saenuri)
 • CooncilBusan Metropolitan Cooncil
 • Naitional Representation
 - Naitional Assembly
18 / 299
6.0% (Tot Seats)
18 / 245
7.3% (Constituency Seats)
Area
 • Total767.35 km2 (296.28 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total3,614,950
 • Density4,700/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
Postal code
600-010, 619-963
Area code(s)(+82) 051
FlouerCamellia flouer
TreeCamellia
BirdSeagull
Websitebusan.go.kr (in Inglis)

Internaitional relationsEedit

Twin touns an sister ceetiesEedit

Busan shares the teetle o sister ceety wi several coastal ceeties or provinces aroond the warld.[5]

Friendship ceetiesEedit

Sister portsEedit

The Port o Busan an aw haes 6 sister ports (leetit in order o dates).[8]

ReferencesEedit

  1. a b "Busan: Population and area of Administrative units". Dynamic Busan: Busan Metropolitan City. Retrieved 24 Mairch 2010.
  2. Korean Statistical Information Service (Korean) > Population and Household > Census Result (2010) > Population by Administrative district, Sex and Age / Alien by Administrative district and Sex, Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  3. This romanization o the ceety's name is in McCune-Reischauer. It wis uised prior tae the offeecial adoption o the Revised Romanization bi the Sooth Korean Government in 2000.
  4. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=newsarchive&sid=ah2Znx0vQ580 Empty Containers Clog Busan Port as Trade Slumps, bloomberg.com - March 3, 2009 02:12 EST
  5. List of Busan's sister cities, Busan Metropolitan City; (in Inglis) [1], (in Korean) [2]
  6. "Barcelona internacional – Ciutats agermanades" (in Spanish). © 2006–2009 Ajuntament de Barcelona. Retrieved 13 Julie 2009. freemit airtin in |publisher= (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  7. "CÁC ĐỊA PHƯƠNG NƯỚC NGOÀI ĐÃ THIẾT LẬP QUAN HỆ HỮU NGHỊ HỢP TÁC VỚI TPHCM". mofahcm.gov.vn. 9 October 2010. Retrieved 8 Januar 2011.
  8. Port of Busan, Sister Ports, Busan
  9. http://www.city.osaka.jp/port/e_17_sister.html