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Yangsan

Yangsan
양산시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 양산시
 • Hanja 梁山市
 • Revised Romanization Yangsan-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Yangsan-si
Official logo of Yangsan
Emblem of Yangsan
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Administrative divisions 1 eup, 4 myeon, 7 dong
Area
 • Total 484.52 km2 (187.07 sq mi)
Population (March 31, 2014)
 • Total 282,371
 • Density 582.79/km2 (1,509.4/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang

Yangsan is a city in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, South Korea.

Contents

  • Administrative divisions 1
  • Attractions 2
  • Transportation 3
    • Railways 3.1
    • Subway 3.2
    • Bus 3.3
    • Highways 3.4
  • Sister cities 4
  • See also 5
  • References 6
  • External links 7

Administrative divisions

Currently, Yangsan is made up of 1 Eup (administrative division), 4 Myeon (administrative division), and 7 Dong.[1] There are plans, however, to create a new Ungsang-eup, which would include 4 dong.[2]

Name Hangul Hanja Subdivisions
Mulgeum-eup 물금읍 勿禁邑 4 ri
Dong-myeon 동면 東面 8 ri
Sangbuk-myeon 상북면 上北面 9 ri
Wondong-myeon 원동면 院東面 8 ri
Habuk-myeon 하북면 下北面 8 ri
Gangseo-dong 강서동 江西洞 3 dong
Deokgye-dong 덕계동 德溪洞 2 dong
Samseong-dong 삼성동 三城洞 4 dong
Seochang-dong 서창동 西倉洞 3 dong
Soju-dong 소주동 焼酒洞 3 dong
Jungang-dong 중앙동 中央洞 5 dong
Pyeongsan-dong 평산동 平山洞 1 dong

Attractions

Yangsan is home to several attractions, including Tongdosa Temple, Yangsan Tower, and Yangsan Stadium.

Transportation

Yangsan station (Busan Subway Line 2)

Railways

Yangsan has two stations on the Gyeongbu Line: Mulgeum Station (물금역) and Wondong Station (원동역). The nearest KTX stations are Ulsan Station in Ulsan and Gupo Station in Busan.

Subway

Busan Subway Line 2 serves the city, with four stations currently operating: Yangsan Station, Namyangsan Station, Busan National University Yangsan Campus Station and Hopo Station. Two additional stations are currently planned.

Bus

The city of Yangsan is served by a local bus system. In addition to serving the city itself, there are long-distance local buses to Busan, as well as inter-city lines connecting to Ulsan, Changwon, Gyeongju, and several other cities.

Highways

The Gyeongbu Expressway (#1) and the Jungang Expressway Branch Line (#551) run through the city of Yangsan.

In addition, National Route 35 bisects the city center.

Sister cities

See also

References

  1. ^ [2]
  2. ^ Yangsan City Website: History
  3. ^ Yangsan City Website: Sister Cities

External links

  • City government website

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