Hanam-eup

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Hanam-eup
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul 하남읍
 • Hanja 下南邑
 • Revised Romanization Hanam-eup
 • McCune–Reischauer Hanam-ŭp
Country South Korea
Administrative divisions 33 administrative ri, 19 legal ri
Area
 • Total 37.09 km2 (14.32 sq mi)
Population (2004)[1]
 • Total 9,762
 • Density 263.2/km2 (682/sq mi)

Hanam-eup is an eup, or large village, in Miryang, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea. It stands at the southern tip of Miryang, and looks across the Nakdong River at the northern tips of Gimhae and Changwon.

In the Silla period, Hanam-eup was a bugok, or stipend-village, known as "Susan-bugok" (穿山部曲). In the Goryeo period, it was raised to the status of a hyeon, and later incorporated into Milseong-bu (now Miryang).

Noted local landmarks include Bronze Age dolmens in Namjeon-ri, and a monument to late Goryeo scholar-official Yi Sin, also in Namjeon-ri. The Susan-je, a dike believed to date to the Samhan period, is also located in Hanam.

Although some manufacturing is carried out in Hanam, the local economy is dominated by agriculture. Local specialties include potatoes, strawberries, cabbage, and sweet persimmons.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "읍면동별 세대 및 인구". Retrieved 2006-09-22. 
  2. ^ "특산물". Archived from the original on 2004-08-10. Retrieved 2006-09-23. 

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