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ID: 7000996
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Pusan (inhabited place)  Pusan (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:
Pusan (preferred,C,V)
Busan (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 Pusan-si (special city)  ............  Pusan-si (special city) (P)
Hierarchy of Pusan (inhabited place)  ................  Pusan (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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