|Busan, a bustling city with approximately
3.7 million residents, is located on
the southeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula.
The size of Busan is 763.3km2 which
is 0.8% of the whole land of the Korean
Peninsula. The natural environment of
Busan is a perfect example of harmony
of mountains, rivers and sea. Its
geography includes a coastline with
superb beaches and scenic cliffs, mountains
which provide excellent hiking and extraordinary
views, and hot springs scattered throughout
the city. Busan enjoys four distinct
seasons and a mild climate that
never gets too hot nor too cold.
Busan is the second largest city
in Korea. Its deep harbor and gentle
tides have allowed it to grow as
the largest container handling port
in the country and the third largest
in the world, with potentiality for further growth. Its natural endowments
and rich history have resulted in
Busan's increasing reputation as a
world class city of tourism and culture.