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Gimhae
Hangul: 김해시
Hanja: 金海市
Revised Romanization: Gimhae-si
McCune-Reischauer: Kimhae-shi
Statistics
Area: 463.26 km²
Population: 439,757
2005
Pop. density: 753.3 people/km²
Administrative divisions: 1 eup, 7 myeon, 9 dong
Image:Map Gimhae-si.png

Gimhae, also commonly referred to as 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. This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... Hangul (한글) is the native alphabet used to write the Korean language, as opposed to the Hanja system borrowed from China. ... Hanja (lit. ... The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea. ... McCune-Reischauer is one of the two most widely used Korean language romanization systems, along with the Revised Romanization of Korean, which replaced (a modified) McCune-Reischauer as the official romanization system in South Korea in 2000. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Administrative divisions of South Korea South Korea is divided into 1 Special City (Teukbyeolsi), 6 Metropolitan Cities (Gwangyeoksi), and 9 Provinces (Do). ... South Gyeongsang is a province in the southeast of South Korea. ... Kim is the most common family name in Korea. ... Geumgwan Gaya, also known as Bongaya (본가야, 本伽倻) (meaning the original Gaya) was a major chiefdom of the Gaya confederacy. ...


See also

This is a list of Wikipedia articles on Korea-related people, places, things, and concepts. ... Map of South Korea The largest cities in South Korea have self-governing status equivalent to that of provinces. ...

External links

  • City government website
  • Open Directory category


Administrative divisions of South Gyeongsang province, South Korea Map showing the position of South Gyeongsang province in South Korea
Capital
Changwon
Cities
Changwon | Geoje | Gimhae | Jinhae | Jinju | Masan | Miryang | Sacheon | Tongyeong | Yangsan
Counties
Changnyeong | Geochang | Goseong | Hadong | Haman | Hamyang | Hapcheon | Namhae | Sancheong | Uiryeong

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Gimhae - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (92 words)
Gimhae, also commonly referred to as 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.
Heo Hwang-ok - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (371 words)
A tomb believed to be Heo's lies near that believed to be her husband's, in Gimhae, South Korea.
A pagoda traditionally held to have been brought to Korea on her ship is also found in Gimhae.
Members of both the Gimhae Heo and Gimhae Kim lineages consider themselves descendants of Heo Hwang-ok and King Suro.
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