Pohang

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Pohang

포항시
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised RomanizationPohang-si
 • McCune-ReischauerP'ohang-si
A view of Guryongpo Beach
A view of Guryongpo Beach
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country South Korea
RegionYeongnam
Administrative divisions2 gu, 19 dong, 4 eup, 10 myeon
Area
 • Total1,127.24 km2 (435.23 sq mi)
Population
 (2011 Jul)
 • Total520,305
 • Density461.6/km2 (1,196/sq mi)
 • Dialect
Gyeongsang

Pohang is a city in North Gyeongsang Province, South Korea. Its a main seaport in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region. The city is has two wards ("Gu"), Buk-gu (Northern Ward) and Nam-gu (Southern Ward).

This city has the largest population of Gyeongbuk. It also has the 3rd widest land of South Korea.[1]

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  1. First is Andong, and 2nd is Gyeongju.

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