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Gunsan
Hangul: 군산시
Hanja: 群山市
Revised Romanization: Gunsan-si
McCune-Reischauer: Kunsan-si
Statistics
Area: 377.72 km²
Population: 277,491 (2001)
Pop. density: 735 people/km²
Administrative divisions: 1 eup, 10 myeon, 19 dong
Image:Map Gunsan-si.png

Gunsan is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea. It is located on the south bank of the Geum River just upstream from its exit into the Yellow Sea. Gunsan is served by frequent railway service on the Gunsan Line from Iksan. It is also connected to the Seohaean Expressway. This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... Hangul is the native alphabet used to write the Korean language, as opposed to the hanja system borrowed from China. ... Hanja, or hanmun, sometimes translated as Sino-Korean characters, are what Chinese characters (hanzi) are called in Korean. ... The Revised Romanization of Korean is the official Korean language romanization system in South Korea. ... McCune-Reischauer romanization 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). ... North Jeolla is a province in the southwest of South Korea. ... The Geum River is a river in South Korea. ... ... The Gunsan Line is a railway line serving North Jeolla Province in South Korea. ... Iksan is a city and major railway junction in North Jeolla Province, South Korea. ... The Seohaean Expressway is a freeway in South Korea, connecting Mokpo to Seoul. ...


Kunsan Air Base of the U.S. Air Force is located in the city. To encourage investment, a free trade zone has also been declared in the area. Kunsan Air Base, a base of the United States Air Force, is located on the western side of the South Korean peninsula bordered by the Yellow Sea. ... Seal of the Air Force. ...


Famous people from Gunsan include actress Lee Eun-ju, who was born there. Lee Eun Ju (December 22, 1980 - February 22, 2005) was a Korean actress. ...


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. ... Map of South Korea South Korea is located in Eastern Asia, on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula jutting out from the far east of the Asian land mass. ... Honam is a region coinciding with the former Jeolla Province in what is now South Korea. ...

External links

  • City government home page
  • Kunsan Air Base home page



Administrative divisions of North Jeolla province, South Korea Map showing the position of North Jeolla province in South Korea
Capital
Jeonju
Cities
Gimje | Gunsan | Iksan | Jeongeup | Jeonju | Namwon
Counties
Buan | Gochang | Imsil | Jangsu | Jinan | Muju | Sunchang | Wanju

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Gunsan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (149 words)
Gunsan is a city in North Jeolla Province, South Korea.
Gunsan is served by frequent railway service on the Gunsan Line from Iksan.
Famous people from Gunsan include actress Lee Eun-ju, who was born there.
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