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Gimhae

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Country  South Korea
Region  Yeongnam
Population  331,979 (2000)
Area  463.26 km2

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Colleges and Universities  Inje University, Busan Presbyterian University

Province  South Gyeongsang Province

Map of Gimhae

Gimhae ([kim.ɦɛ̝]), also commonly spelled Kimhae, is a city in South Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. It is the seat of the large Gimhae Kim clan, one of the largest Kim clans in Korea. The Gimhae Kims claim descent from the ancient royal house of Geumgwan Gaya, which was based in Gimhae. Gimhae is situated near the Nakdong River.

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The city has a Korea National League soccer club called Gimhae FC. The largest foreigner sports club in Gimhae is the Gimhae Semi-Athletic Club (G-SAC) located in Nae-dong.

Gimhae is also the birthplace of former President of South Korea, the late Roh Moo-hyun.

Busan gimhae airport pus


Postcards from mindy mindy gets a taste for what it would be like to live in kimhae


Administrative divisions

  • Jinyeong-eup (13 ri)
  • Daedong-myeon (10 ri)
  • Hallim-myeon (12 ri)
  • Jillye-myeon (10 ri)
  • Juchon-myeon (8 ri)
  • Saengnim-myeon (8 ri)
  • Sangdong-myeon (6 ri)
  • Bukbu-dong (3 legal dong)
  • Buram-dong (2 legal dong)
  • Buwon-dong
  • Chilsanseobu-dong (7 legal dong)
  • Dongsang-dong
  • Hoehyeon-dong (2 legal dong)
  • Hwalcheon-dong (2 legal dong)
  • Jangyu-dong (3 legal dong)
  • Naeoe-dong (2 legal dong)
  • Saman-dong (2 legal dong)
  • Climate

    Due to the influence of its coastal climate, Gimhae is the mildest region in Korea. The annual average temperature is around 15℃, and annual average precipitation is 1,200mm, which is very close to the Korean average of 1,274mm.

    Airport

    Gimhae International Airport is just east of Gimhae (in Gangseo-gu, Busan) and has 9.17 million annual users. Various conveniences, especially those for the disabled, will be expanded step by step.

    Railways

    Gimhae has two stations on the Gyeongjeon Line; Hallimjeong Station (한림정역) and Jinyeong Station (진영역). The Busan–Gimhae Light Rail Transit, which opened in September 2011, connects the city to Busan via the airport. It connects to the Busan Metro network at Daejeo (대저), and at Sasang (사상). The closest KTX station from Gimhae is Gupo Station in Busan.

    Floricultural industry

    Gimhae has lots of area for growing flowers. In fact, Busan and its neighbor cities have exported large amounts of flowers.

    Gimhae farming center exploited to develop independent Korean roses called Spray.

    Sister cities

  • Ayodhya, India
  • Wuxi, China
  • Munakata, Japan
  • Salem, Oregon
  • Namhae County, Republic of Korea
  • Notable former residents

  • Roh Moo-hyun, (6 August 1946 – 23 May 2009) was the 16th President of South Korea (2003–2008)
  • Yoon Sung-hyo (born 1962), football manager
  • Song Kang-ho (born 1967), actor
  • Lee Jung-soo (born 1980), footballer
  • Lee Min-ki (born 1985), model and actor
  • Yeo Min-ji (born 1993), women's footballer
  • References

    Gimhae Wikipedia


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