View from Geumjeong Mountain
Gwangan Bridge
Administrative divisions
Hanjin Heavy Industries
Busan New Port
Jagalchi Market
A panoramic view of Pusan National University.
Korea Maritime and Ocean University.
Dadaepo Beach
Nurimaru APEC House
Beomeosa Temple
Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
Busan Exhibition and Convention Center
Museum of Contemporary Art Busan
Dongnae pajeon
Sajik Baseball Stadium
Busan Asiad Main Stadium.
Busan Port Pier 1 with the International Ferry Terminal (3 docked ferries shown)
Busan Metro Line 2

South Korea's second-most populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.4 million inhabitants.

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South Korea's seventh-largest metropolitan city and the eighth-largest city overall, with a population of over 1.1 million inhabitants.

Planned industrial development for the Ulsan Industrial Zone 1962.
Ulsan Central market entrance.
Ulsan Munsu Football Stadium.
Twilight view of Taehwa River and downtown area
Industrial Complex area in Ulsan

It is located in the south-east of the country, neighboring Busan to the south and facing Gyeongju to the north.


City in South Korea.

Reliquary from eighth-century Silla, Daegu National Museum
Daegu in the 18th century
Daegu City Hall
Administrative divisions
View of both the city of Daegu, with Jisan-dong and Beommul-dong
View of both the city of Daegu Suseong District, with Gosan Area
Daegu Metro Line 3.
Daegu International Future Auto EXPO 2017
Korean ICT Convergence Expo
Korean Brain Research Center - Advanced Equipment Center
2017 Green Energy Expo
Daegu skyline as seen from KNU's Technopark
Scenery of Donghwasa
Dalgubeol-daejong, a city bell at the Gukchae Bosang Park
Daegu Botanical Garden bridge
The sign of the Seomun Market
Daegu Art Museum
A home stadium of the Samsung Lions, one of the most popular sports teams in the city
DGB Daegu Bank Park
Kyungpook National University, School of Medicine
Keimyung University, main building
Dongdaegu Station
Map of the rapid transit of Daegu. The red line is line 1, and the green is line 2.
Daegu International Airport

It is the third-largest urban agglomeration in South Korea after Seoul and Busan; it is the third-largest official metropolitan area in the nation with over 2.5 million residents; and the second-largest city after Busan in the Yeongnam region in southeastern Korean Peninsula.

Battle of Pusan Perimeter

Large-scale battle between United Nations Command (UN) and North Korean forces lasting from August 4 to September 18, 1950.

UN soldiers from the 27th US Infantry await North Korean attacks across the Naktong River from positions on the Pusan Perimeter, September 1950.
A map showing successive North Korean advance. The Pusan Perimeter is the border of the green portion of the peninsula.
UN troops unload in Korea
An M4 Sherman tank being loaded onto a barge at the port of Oakland, California, prior to shipment to Pusan, 1950.
US aircraft attack a North Korean train with rockets and napalm, 1950.
The main Seoul-Pusan railway and road was integral in bringing supplies to the front
Map of the Pusan Perimeter, August 1950.
Saddle Ridge near Taegu, one of the positions along Pusan Perimeter defended by the UN.
Troops of the 24th Infantry move to the Masan battleground
US Armor advances west of Masan
US Marines sit on a newly captured position overlooking the Naktong River, August 19
US Navy Corpsman treats US Marine casualty from the front line of the battle, August 17.
US artillery near Waegwan fires at North Korean troops attempting to cross the Naktong River
US Air Force post-strike picture of a 3.5 by area near Waegwan, in which 99 bombers dropped 3500, 500lb bombs
Map of the Naktong Defensive line, September 1950.
The Pusan Perimeter on September 15. The blue arrow indicated the Battle of Inchon, which had ended the attack on the perimeter
Bodies of Hill 303 massacre victims gathered near Waegwan, South Korea, many with their hands still bound.
North Korean T-34 tanks destroyed by US Air Force bombs near Waegwan

UN forces, having been repeatedly defeated by the advancing KPA, were forced back to the "Pusan Perimeter", a 140 mi defensive line around an area on the southeastern tip of South Korea that included the port of Busan.

South Gyeongsang Province

Province in the southeast of South Korea.

Yeongnamnu in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province. A pavilion from the Joseon.
Changnyeong Temple at the base of Mount Hwawang

It is adjacent to the major metropolitan center and port of Busan.


South Korean department store franchise, along with several other businesses, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.

Main store in Seoul
Main store in Seoul in the Japanese Colonial period, when it was a branch of Tokyo's Mitsukoshi
Busan branch, world's largest department store
Gwangju branch

Its flagship store in Centum City, Busan, was the world's largest department store at 3,163,000 ft2, surpassing Macy's flagship Herald Square in New York City in 2009.

Dongnae District

Chungnyeolsa, a shrine dedicated to those who died fighting against Japanese troops during the Japanese invasions of Korea of 1592
Busan Sajik Baseball Stadium
Administrative divisions

Dongnae District is a gu in central Busan, South Korea.

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Inter-governmental forum for 21 member economies in the Pacific Rim that promotes free trade throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Former South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun with Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe and Former U.S. President George W. Bush at APEC 2006 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
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The 2005 Leaders' Meeting was held in Busan, South Korea.

Haeundae Beach

Haeundae Beach
Haeundae Beach and LCT The Sharp

Haeundae Beach()is an urban beach in Busan, South Korea.

Gyeongsang Province

One of the eight provinces of Korea during the Joseon dynasty.

Today, the region is divided into 5 administrative divisions: the three independent cities of Busan, Daegu and Ulsan, and the two provinces of Gyeongsangbuk-do and Gyeongsangnam-do.

Korea under Japanese rule

Ruled as a part of the Empire of Japan.

1945 National Geographic map of Korea, showing Japanese placenames and provincial boundaries.
Japanese marines landing from the Unyo at Yeongjong Island which is near Ganghwa
1945 National Geographic map of Korea, showing Japanese placenames and provincial boundaries.
Major battles and troop movements during the First Sino-Japanese War
Flag of the Japanese Resident General of Korea (1905–1910)
General power of attorney to Lee Wan-yong sealed and signed, by the last emperor, Sunjong (李坧) on 22 August 1910 (융희4년; 隆熙4年)
A soldier of the Anti-Japanese Volunteer Armies
Terauchi Masatake, the first Japanese Governor-General of Korea
Headquarters of the Oriental Development Company in Keijō
Chinese anti-Japanese poster published after reprisals by Koreans
Japan-Korea. Teamwork and Unity. Champions of the World. – The notion of racial and imperial unity of Korea and Japan gained widespread following among the literate minority of the middle and upper classes.
Kuniaki Koiso, Governor-General of Korea from 1942 to 1944, implemented a draft of Koreans for wartime labor.
A news article showing that Park Chung-hee had submitted an oath of allegiance to Japan in his own blood with his application form to serve in the Manchukuo Imperial Army, 31 March 1939
Crown Prince Lieutenant General Yi Un, Prince Captain Yi Geon and Captain Yi Wu in 1938
Lieutenant Park Chung-hee, Manchukuo, 1944
Korean volunteers in the Imperial Japanese Army, January 1943
A kidnapped girl sold into China by ethnic Korean brokers – 30 June 1933 The Dong-a Ilbo
Korean Comfort Women recorded by U.S. Marine Corps
Photo memorialising the establishment of the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea, 1919
Three Koreans shot for pulling up rails as a protest against seizure of land without payment by the Japanese
Provinces of Chosen Korea under Japanese rule
Groundbreaking for the Keijō–Fuzan railway
Production in Korea under Japanese rule
Industrialization of Korea under Japanese rule
Population of Korea under Japanese rule
Km of railway in Korea under Japanese rule
Telephone subscribers in Korea under Japanese rule
Keijō Imperial University, Keijō
The number of public regular schools (公立普通学校) and students
Enrollment rate of public regular schools (公立普通学校)

As a result of the treaty, Japanese merchants came to Busan, which became the center for foreign trade and commerce.