Busan, a city of Beautiful mountains,
rivers and the sea, is also an important cultural city.
Busan, officially Busan Metropolitan City, a bustling city of approximately 3.6 million residents, is located on the southeastern tip of the Korean peninsula. Busan an area of 767.35km², which is 0.8% of the whole landmass of the Korean Peninsula. The natural environment of Busan is a perfect example of harmony between 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 temperate climate that never gets too hot or too cold.
Busan is the second largest city in Korea. Its deep harbor and gentle tides have allowed it to grow into the largest container handling port in the country and the fifth largest in the world. The city's natural endowments and rich history have resulted in Busan's increasing reputation as a world class city of tourism and culture, and it is also becoming renowned as an international convention destination
Busan, a city of beautiful mountains, rivers and the sea, is also an important cultural city. With the Nakdong River bordering the city and superb natural scenery like Haeundae, a nationwide attraction, the city serves as a major nexus of cultural activities around the region. Busan is also the first international port city in Korea. Its location enables the city to serve as a main gateway for the Korean Peninsula and the entire Northeast Asian region.