Busanjin District

Summary

Busanjin District is a gu in central Busan, South Korea. It has an area of 29.7 km², and a population of about 410,000. The name is sometimes abbreviated locally as "Jin-gu". Busanjin-gu is home to a major shopping, entertainment, and business area called Seomyeon.

Busanjin
부산진구
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja釜山鎭區
 • Revised RomanizationBusanjin-gu
 • McCune-ReischauerPusanjin-ku
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Flag of Busanjin
Official logo of Busanjin
Busan Busanjin-gu.svg
CountrySouth Korea
RegionYeongnam
Provincial levelBusan
Administrative divisions20 administrative dong
Area
 • Total29.7 km2 (11.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2006[1])
 • Total407,910
 • Density13,880/km2 (35,900/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang
WebsiteBusanjin District Office
Buildings of Seomyeon

Administrative divisionsEdit

 
Administrative divisions

Busanjin-gu is divided into 11 legal dong, which altogether comprise 20 administrative dong, as follows:

  • Bujeon-dong (釜田洞) (2 administrative dong)
  • Beomjeon-dong (凡田洞) (part of the administrative Bujeon 1(il)-dong)
  • Yeonji-dong (蓮池洞)
  • Choeup-dong (草邑洞)
  • Yangjeong-dong (楊亭洞) (2 administrative dong)
  • Jeonpo-dong (田浦洞) (2 administrative dong)
  • Buam-dong (釜岩洞) (2 administrative dong)
  • Danggam-dong (堂甘洞) (3 administrative dong)
  • Gaya-dong (伽倻洞) (2 administrative dong)
  • Gaegeum-dong (開琴洞) (3 administrative dong)
  • Beomcheon-dong (凡川洞) (2 administrative dong)

PoliticsEdit

The northern part of Busanjin is represented by Busanjin District First national assembly constituency and the southern part of Busanjin is represented by Busanjin District Second national assembly constituency

EconomyEdit

Air Busan has its headquarters in Busanjin-gu.[2]
Daewoo Bus Corporation has the Busan Plant located.[3]
Busan Citizens Park (formerly Camp Hialeah) is a former Imperial Japanese Army base and United States Army camp located in the district.

See alsoEdit

CityscapeEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "General Statistics." Busanjin-gu. September 28, 2007. Retrieved on February 14, 2010.
  2. ^ "info_person.html." Air Busan. Retrieved on February 14, 2010. "614-020 부산시 부산진구 범천동 853 1번지 6층 대표전화 051-410-0804,0806."
  3. ^ Busan Plant Archived 2008-12-01 at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit

  • Busanjin-gu website (in English)
  •   Busan/Central travel guide from Wikivoyage

Coordinates: 35°9′47″N 129°3′10″E / 35.16306°N 129.05278°E / 35.16306; 129.05278