Yangsan

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Yangsan
양산시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Yangsan-si
 • McCune-Reischauer Yangsan-si
Yangsan old city.JPG
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 484.16 km2 (186.94 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 243,012
 • Density 439.6/km2 (1,139/sq mi)
 • Dialect Gyeongsang

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

Administrative divisions[edit]

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[edit]

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

Transportation[edit]

Yangsan station (Busan Subway Line 2)

Railways[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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Coordinates: 35°20′N 129°02′E / 35.333°N 129.033°E / 35.333; 129.033