Yeongnam


Yeongnam

Infobox Korean name
hangul=영남 (DPRK: 령남)
hanja=嶺南
rr=Yeongnam
mr=Yŏngnam (DPRK: Ryŏngnam)

Yeongnam (literally "south of the passes") is the name of a region that coincides with the former Gyeongsang Province in what is now South Korea. (It was also the name of a Goryeo-era province in the same area.)

The region includes the modern-day provinces of North and South Gyeongsang and the self-governing cities of Busan, Daegu, and Ulsan. The regional name is used (with a slightly different spelling) as the name of Yeungnam University.

ee also

*Regions of Korea
*Yeongdong
*Honam
*List of Korea-related topics
*Geography of South Korea


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