Gimhae


Gimhae

Infobox Korean settlement
logo=Gimhae logo.png



imgcaption=West-side Gimhae
hangul=김해시
hanja=linktext|金|海|市
rr=Gimhae-si
mr=Kimhae si
area_km2=463.26
pop=453728
popyear=2006
popnote= [http://gimhae.go.kr/servlet/siPopulationUser?mmain=3&sub1=3&sub2=1&sub3=1]
popden_km2=753.3
divs=1 "eup", 7 "myeon", 9 "dong"

Gimhae, 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 [" [스포츠] 김해시청 축구단 창단 ‘초읽기’" Newsmaker]

From 2008 the city will be host to National League soccer club Gimhae FC. Gimhae is also the birthplace of former President Roh Moo-hyun.

Administrative divisions

*Jinyeong-eup (13 "ri")
*Daedong-myeon (10 "ri")
*Hallim-myeon (12 "ri")
*Jangyu-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")
*Naeoe-dong (2 legal "dong")
*Saman-dong (2 legal "dong")

Climate

Definitely, its location is southern area so it is sunny and mild compared to that of Seoul and other northern Korean cities.

Due to the influence of 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 similar to that of Korea of 1,274mm. [ [http://engtour.gimhae.go.kr/01/01.jsp?mmain=1&pagenum=1 Welcome To GimHae : Home > Gimhae Travel Guide > Introducing Gimhae ] ]

Transportation

Airport

Gimhae International Airport is just east of Gimhae city (in Gangseo-gu, Busan) and its annual users total 9.17 million. Various conveniences, especially those for the disabled will be expanded step by step. [ [http://engtour.gimhae.go.kr/01/03_01.jsp?mmain=1&pagenum=3&subnum=1 Welcome To GimHae : Home > Gimhae Travel Guide > Transportation ] ]

Railways

Gimhae has 2 stations on the Gyeongjeon Line; Hallimjeong Station (한림정역) and Jinyeong Station (진영역). The Busan-Gimhae Light Rail Transit, scheduled to open in 2010, will connect the city to the Busan Subway network via Gimhae Airport. 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. [ Full blooming rose in greenhouse"온실속 만개한 국산 장미" 연합뉴스 2008.01.24 ]

ister Cities

*flagicon|China Wuxi, China

*flagicon|United States Salem, Oregon

ee also

*Administrative divisions of South Korea
*Geography of South Korea
*List of cities in South Korea
*Gimhae International Airport

References

External links

* [http://english.gimhae.go.kr/ City government website]
* [http://gimhae.airport.co.kr/eng/index.jsp] dmoz|Regional/Asia/South_Korea/Gyeongnam/Gimhae


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