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ID: 7000996
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Busan (inhabited place)  Busan (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 35 05 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 35.0833  decimal degrees
Long: 129 02 00 E  degrees minutes   Long: 129.0333  decimal degrees

Note: Major seaport & industrial center; economy based on shipbuilding, textile production, metallurgical industries, rice mills & salt refineries; center of beachhead held by UN forces in Korean War & site of UN Memorial Cemetery; Pusan-si's regional capital.

Names:
Busan (preferred,C,V)
Pusan (C,V)
Fusan (C,O)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Asia (continent)  ....  Asia (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of South Korea (nation)  ........  South Korea (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Busan (special city)  ............  Busan (special city) (P)
Hierarchy of Busan (inhabited place)  ................  Busan (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  since at least 678 AD
city (C)
regional capital (C)
port (C)
industrial center (C)
transportation center (C)
university center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Busan..........  [VP]
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Fusan..........  [VP]
..............  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..............  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 343
Pusan..........  [VP Preferred]
..............  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 525
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 159
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 623-624, 989
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 525
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 159
..................  Times Atlas of World History (1989) 343
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 623-624, 989
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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