경 산 시
慶 山 市
Revised Romanization Gyeongsan-si
Emblem of Gyeongsan
Location in South Korea
Administrative divisions 2
eup, 6 myeon, 6 dong
2 (158.91 sq mi)
(December 31, 2009)
2 (1,488.0/sq mi)
Gyeongsan is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Its western border abuts the metropolitan city of Daegu, and much of Gyeongsan lies within the Daegu metropolitan area.
universities are located in Gyeongsan, such as Yeungnam University, Daegu University, Catholic University of Daegu and Gyeongil University.
Symbols of City [ edit ]
The 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 citizens. [1 ]
International Chemistry Olympiad [ edit ]
Gyeongsan was the host for the 38th
International Chemistry Olympiad (2 July 2006 - 11 July 2006).
Sister cities [ edit ]
Gyeongsan has five
Administrive districts [ edit ]
Hayang Eup (하양읍)
Jillyang Eup (진량읍)
Location [ edit ]
Gyeongsan city lies mid-western part of
Gyeongsangbuk-do. It is close to several big cities such as Daegu, Ulsan, Busan and many other places.
Climate [ edit ]
The climate is mild because of its southern location. However, being landlocked makes its climate continental.
The amount of rainfall is less than the average yearly rainfall of Korea, due to its geographical characteristics.
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References [ edit ]
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Coordinates: 35°49′N 128°44′E / 35.817°N 128.733°E