GEUMJEONG DISTRICT is a district in north central
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 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 , a Buddhist temple dating to the
Silla dynasty, and Geumjeongsan, the mountain which overlooks much of
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 and the rest of Korea. The northern end of