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Pohang
포항시
Municipal City
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hangul
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Pohang-si
 • McCune-Reischauer P'ohang-si
A view of Guryongpo Beach
A view of Guryongpo Beach
Location in South Korea
Location in South Korea
Country  South Korea
Region Yeongnam
Area
 • Total 1,127.24 km2 (435.23 sq mi)
Population (2011 Jul)
 • Total 520,305
 • Density 461.6/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.


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