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Gyeongbu Expressway
HIGHWAY SYSTEMS OF SOUTH KOREA * Expressways * National * Local Gyeongbu Expressway HANGUL 경부고속도로 HANJA 京釜高速道路 REVISED ROMANIZATION Gyeongbu Gosok Doro MCCUNE–REISCHAUER Kyŏngbu Kosok Toro Highway bus lane on GYEONGBU EXPRESSWAY in South Korea
South Korea
The GYEONGBU EXPRESSWAY (Korean : 경부고속도로; Gyeongbu Gosokdoro) ( Asian Highway Network ) is the second oldest and most heavily travelled expressway in South Korea
South Korea
, connecting Seoul
Seoul
to Suwon
Suwon
, Daejeon
Daejeon
, Gumi , Daegu
Daegu
, and Busan
Busan
. It has the route number 1, signifying its role as South Korea's most important expressway. The entire length from Seoul
Seoul
to Busan
Busan
is 416 km and the posted speed limit is 100 km/h, enforced primarily by speed cameras
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AH1
ASIAN HIGHWAY NETWORK ← AH87 AH2 →ASIAN HIGHWAY 1 (AH1) is the longest route of the Asian Highway Network , running 20,557 km (12,774 mi) from Tokyo, Japan via Korea , China , Hong Kong , Southeast Asia , Bangladesh , India , Pakistan , Afghanistan and Iran to the border between Turkey and Bulgaria west of Istanbul where it joins end-on with European route E80 . CONTENTS * 1 Japan * 2 South Korea * 3 North Korea * 4 China * 4.1 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region * 5 Vietnam * 6 Cambodia * 7 Thailand * 8 Myanmar * 9 India (Northeast) * 10 Bangladesh * 11 India * 12 Pakistan * 13 Afghanistan * 14 Iran * 15 Turkey * 16 Connection to E80 * 17 References JAPAN AH1 at Nihonbashi , Tokyo , the "zero milepost" for measuring highway distances to Tokyo. The 1200-kilometer section in Japan was added to the system in November 2003
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Geumjeong District
GEUMJEONG DISTRICT is a district in north central Busan
Busan
, South Korea . Approximately 7.3% of Busan's population is in Geumjeong-gu. The Hoedong Reservoir is located on the district's eastern boundary, and the mountain Geumjeongsan
Geumjeongsan
on the west. Because of this, 75% of the district's land is restricted from residential development. The district's population is concentrated in the valley of the Oncheoncheon stream, a tributary of the Suyeonggang . Notable landmarks include Beomeosa
Beomeosa
, a Buddhist temple dating to the Silla dynasty, and Geumjeongsan, the mountain which overlooks much of the district. Geumjeongsan
Geumjeongsan
is topped by the walls of the Geumjeongsanseong , which were built in the Joseon Dynasty . Several colleges and universities are located in Geumjeong-gu. The most prominent of these is Pusan National University . Geumjeong-gu serves as a nexus of transit connections between central Busan
Busan
and the rest of Korea. The northern end of Busan
Busan
Subway Line 1 lies in Nopo-dong , where it adjoins Busan's major express bus terminal. In addition, the southern terminus of the Gyeongbu Expressway lies within the district
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National Route 7 (South Korea)
HIGHWAY SYSTEMS OF SOUTH KOREA * Expressways * National * Local NATIONAL ROUTE 7 ( Hangul : 국도 제7호선; RR : Gukdo Je Chil(7) Hoseon) is a national highway in South Korea
South Korea
. It connects Busan
Busan
with Goseong in Gangwon Province . Before the division of the Korean Peninsula , the highway ran until Onsong , North Hamgyong Province , in present-day North Korea
North Korea
. This highway will be one of the Asia Highway Route 6 until all segments of Donghae Expressway opens to traffic. Its name in Pohang ~Goseong is DONGHAE-DAERO (Korean : 동해대로). HISTORY * 31 November 1979: Samcheok~ Pohang segment opens to traffic
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Seocho District
SEOCHO DISTRICT ( Hangul
Hangul
: 서초구) is one of the 25 gu (local government districts) which make up the city of Seoul
Seoul
, South Korea
South Korea
. Seocho is generally referred to as a part of Greater Gangnam Area , along with Gangnam District and Songpa District . Seocho District
Seocho District
is served by the Seoul
Seoul
Subway Line 2 , Line 3 , Line 4 , Line 7 , Bundang Line
Bundang Line
, and Line 9 . South Korea's longest highway, Gyeongbu Expressway
Gyeongbu Expressway
, ends here. CONTENTS * 1 Administration * 2 Characteristic * 3 Geography * 4 Attractions * 5 Transportation * 5.1 Railroad * 6 Education * 7 Sister cities * 7.1 International * 7.2 Domestic * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links ADMINISTRATION Administrative divisions In South Korea, there are two types of dong or neighborhoods, one of which is called Beopjeong-dong (법정동 法定洞) denoting "dong designated by law"
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Yangsan
YANGSAN (Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in Gyeongsangnam-do Province, South Korea
South Korea
. CONTENTS * 1 Administrative divisions * 2 Attractions * 3 Transportation * 3.1 Railways * 3.2 Subway * 3.3 Bus * 3.4 Highways * 4 Sister cities * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONSCurrently, Yangsan
Yangsan
is made up of 1 Eup (administrative division) , 4 Myeon (administrative division) , and 7 Dong . There are plans, however, to create a new Ungsang-eup, which would include 4 dong. 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 dongATTRACTIONS Yangsan
Yangsan
is home to several attractions, including Tongdosa Temple, Yangsan
Yangsan
Tower , and Yangsan Stadium
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Ulsan
ULSAN ( Hangul : 울산; Hanja : 蔚山; Korean pronunciation: ), officially the ULSAN METROPOLITAN CITY, is South Korea
South Korea
's seventh largest metropolis with a population of over 1.1 million. It is located in the south-east of the country, neighboring Busan
Busan
to the south and facing Gyeongju to the north. Ulsan
Ulsan
is the industrial powerhouse of South Korea, forming the heart of the _ Ulsan
Ulsan
Industrial District_, which is home to the world's largest automobile assembly plant operated by the Hyundai Motor Company , the world's largest shipyard operated by Hyundai Heavy Industries and the world's second largest oil refinery , owned by SK Energy . In 2012, Ulsan
Ulsan
had a GDP per capita
GDP per capita
of $79,623, the highest of any region in South Korea
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Gyeongju
GYEONGJU (Korean : 경주, pronounced ), historically known as "Seorabeol" (Korean : 서라벌, pronounced ), is a coastal city in the far southeastern corner of North Gyeongsang Province in South Korea . It is the second largest city by area in the province after Andong , covering 1,324 km2 (511 sq mi) with a population of 264,091 people (as of December 2012.) Gyeongju is 370 km (230 mi) southeast of Seoul , and 55 km (34 mi) east of Daegu . The city borders Cheongdo and Yeongcheon to the west, Ulsan to the south and Pohang to the north, while to the east lies the coast of the East Sea . Numerous low mountains—outliers of the Taebaek range —are scattered around the city. Gyeongju was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla (57 BC – 935 AD) which ruled about two-thirds of the Korean Peninsula between the 7th and 9th centuries. Later Silla was a prosperous and wealthy country, and its metropolitan capital of Gyeongju was the fourth largest city in the world. A vast number of archaeological sites and cultural properties from this period remain in the city. Gyeongju is often referred to as "the museum without walls"
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Yeongcheon
YEONGCHEON (Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
South Korea
. Yeongcheon
Yeongcheon
is located 350 km southeast of Seoul
Seoul
, in the southeast of North Gyeongsang
North Gyeongsang
Province. It is on the Gyeongbu Expressway
Gyeongbu Expressway
linking Seoul
Seoul
and Busan
Busan
, and is also the junction of the Jungang and Daegu railway lines. CONTENTS * 1 Symbols * 2 Economy of Yeongcheon
Yeongcheon
* 3 Festivals * 4 People * 5 Notable Tourist Destinations * 6 Climate * 7 Sister cities * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links SYMBOLS * City bird: pigeon * City flower: rose * City tree: ginkgoECONOMY OF YEONGCHEONAs a rural city, many of Yeongcheon's citizens farm to earn their living. The most well-known crop is the grape, which is generally large, seeded and often peeled before consuming (due to Koreans' concern over fertilizers and pesticides). FESTIVALSThe Bohyeon Mountain Starlight Festival takes place in summer and is centered in the Bohyeon Mountain Observatory, which houses the third-largest telescope in Korea. In late summer, the Grape Festival takes place, hosting events such as the Miss Grape contest and a grape-eating competition
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Gyeongsan
GYEONGSAN (Korean pronunciation: ) is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea
South Korea
. Its western border abuts the metropolitan city of Daegu
Daegu
, and much of Gyeongsan
Gyeongsan
lies within the Daegu
Daegu
metropolitan area . Numerous universities are located in Gyeongsan, such as Yeungnam University
University
, Daegu
Daegu
University
University
, Daekyeung University
University
, Catholic University
University
of Daegu
Daegu
and Gyeongil University
University
. CONTENTS * 1 Symbols of City * 2 International Chemistry Olympiad * 3 Sister cities * 4 Administrive districts * 5 Location * 6 Climate * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 External links SYMBOLS OF CITYThe city flower is the magnolia which grows well even in poor soil conditions. The city bird is the magpie . Its clear song reflects the bright and hopeful spirits of citizens. The city tree is the ginkgo . It symbolizes the constant prosperity, perseverance and elegant traits of Gyeongsan
Gyeongsan
citizens. INTERNATIONAL CHEMISTRY OLYMPIAD Gyeongsan
Gyeongsan
was the host for the 38th International Chemistry Olympiad (2 July 2006 - 11 July 2006)
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Daegu
Kwon Young-jin (권영진) AREA • TOTAL 883.48 km2 (341.11 sq mi) POPULATION (OCTOBER 31, 2014 ) • TOTAL 2,492,994 • DENSITY 2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi) • DIALECT Gyeongsang ISO 3166 CODE KR-27 FLOWER Magnolia TREE Fir BIRD Eagle GDP US$ 54.5 billion GDP PER CAPITA US$ 22,467 WEBSITE daegu.go.kr (in English)DAEGU (Korean: ), (대구, 大邱, literally 'large hill') formerly spelled TAEGU and officially known as the DAEGU METROPOLITAN CITY, is a city in South Korea , the fourth largest after Seoul
Seoul
, Busan
Busan
, and Incheon
Incheon
, and the third largest metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents. Daegu is the principal city of the surrounding North Gyeongsang Province . The two areas combined are often referred to as Daegu-Gyeongbuk , with a total population of over 5 million. Daegu is located in south-eastern Korea about 80 kilometres (50 miles) from the seacoast, near the Geumho River and its mainstream, Nakdong River in Gyeongsang-do . The Daegu basin, where the city lies, is the central plain of the Yeongnam region . In ancient times, there was a proto-country named Jinhan , to which the current Daegu area belonged
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Gumi, South Korea
GUMI ( Hangul : 구미; Korean pronunciation: ) is the second largest city in Gyeongsangbuk-do , South Korea . It is located on the Nakdong River , half way between Daegu and Gimcheon , also lies on the Gyeongbu Expressway and Gyeongbu Line railway which are the principal traffic routes of the country. The city is an industrial center of the country with many companies, including Samsung Electronics and LG Display . The primary industries are electronics , textiles , fibers, rubber , plastic and metal products. In Gumi, 1,772 companies employ over 80,000 workers. It is the largest scale in Korea. In 2009, the city exported the largest amount in the country and accounted for 96.9% of trade surplus of Korea in 2000 to 2009. The former President of South Korea , Park Chung-hee , was born in the city. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Administrative divisions * 3 People * 4 Sport * 5 Geumo Mountain * 6 Industrial accident * 7 Climate * 8 Sister cities * 9 See also * 10 Notes and references * 11 External links HISTORYIn the Three Kingdoms period , Gumi was territory of Silla . The first Silla temple, Dori Temple , was constructed here. More recently, the town was the birthplace of the South Korean president Park Chung-Hee
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Gimcheon
GIMCHEON (김천; 金泉市; Korean pronunciation: , trans., 'gold spring city') is a city in North Gyeongsang
North Gyeongsang
Province, South Korea
South Korea
. It is situated on the major land transportation routes between Seoul
Seoul
and Busan
Busan
, namely the Gyeongbu Expressway
Gyeongbu Expressway
and Gyeongbu Line railway. In ancient times, Gimcheon
Gimcheon
was famous for its three mountains (Geumo, Daedeok, Hwangak) and two rivers (Gamcheon, Jikjicheon). During the Chosun Dynasty, Gimcheon
Gimcheon
had one out five largest markets in the region. The town has also served as the gateway and traffic hub of the Yeongnam region and is particularly proud of its patriots, history and conservative lifestyle. The city brand slogan of Gimcheon
Gimcheon
city is 'Central Gimcheon', a recognition of the fact that it is situated almost at the center of Korea. Symbols of the city: * Bird – Common Heron. The birds build nests in tall trees and breed from April through July. * Flower – Plum Flower. Dicotyledonous plant, deciduous tree of the rose order and family. * Tree – Pine
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Daejeon
Daejeon[a] (Korean: [tɛ̝.dʑʌn] ( listen)) is South Korea's fifth-largest metropolis. Daejeon
Daejeon
had a population of over 1.5 million in 2010.[3] Located in the central region of South Korea, Daejeon
Daejeon
serves as a hub of transportation and is at the crossroads of major transport routes. The capital Seoul
Seoul
is about 50 minutes away by high-speed train. Daejeon
Daejeon
is one of South Korea's administration hubs with the Daejeon Government Complex (Other administrative hubs: Seoul, Gwacheon and Sejong). The Korean administration in the 1980s decided to relocate some of its functions from Seoul, the national capital, to other cities. Currently, 12 national government offices, including Korea Customs Service, Small and Medium Business Administration, Public Procurement Service, National Statistical Office, Military Manpower Administration, Korea Forest Service, Cultural Heritage Administration, and Korean Intellectual Property Office, as well as Patent Court of Korea, are located in Daejeon
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Cheongju
CHEONGJU (Korean pronunciation: ) is the capital and largest city of North Chungcheong Province in South Korea . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 2.1 Climate * 3 Administrative districts * 4 Government and infrastructure * 5 Cultural properties * 6 Transport * 7 Education * 8 Festival * 9 Twin towns – Sister cities * 10 References * 11 External links HISTORY Cheongju has been an important provincial town since ancient times. During Hideyoshi\'s Invasions of Korea , Cheongju was the site of the Battle of Chongju , during which the Korean forces re-took the city from the Japanese forces in an important early victory. The government of the province relocated here from Chungju in 1908. The opening of the Chungbuk-line in 1926 sparked regional development. In 1946, Cheongju and Cheongwon-gun were separated, and in 1949, Cheongju was upgraded to Cheongju City. Afterwards, it went through the separation of administrative dong and their transfer to Cheongwon-gun, with 2 branch offices (East and West)established in July 1989 that were upgraded to Sangdang-gu and Heungdeok-gu in January. GEOGRAPHY Geum River goes through right center of Cheongju city. Additionally, the tributaries of Musim and Miho flow together in northern part of city
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Cheonan
CHEONAN (_Cheonan-si_, sometimes spelled CHONAN or CH\'ONAN) (Korean pronunciation: ( listen )) is a city located in the northeast corner of South Chungcheong , a province of South Korea
South Korea
, and is 83.6 km south of the capital, Seoul
Seoul
. The average temperature in the city is 12.5oC, with a recorded high of 34.2oC and a low of -13.4oC. Cheonan
Cheonan
has been called "the core city of nation" as it is the gateway to the area around the national capital region and western Chungcheong , as well as the main transportation hub for the national road (Hwy 1, 21), railways, and expressways (IC 1-Gyeongbu Expressway , 25- Honam Expressway ). At the Korail station in the downtown center, the Gyeongbu Line crosses north to south, and the Janghang Line extends to the south-west. It is also part of Seoul
Seoul
Subway Line 1 and the KTX
KTX
. Land routes open in all directions, including north to Seoul
Seoul
, west to Asan
Asan
, south to Gwangju and Daejeon , and east to Daegu
Daegu
and Busan
Busan

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