Busan, formerly Pusan and now officially known as Busan Metropolitan City, is South Korea's second-most populous city. It is the economic, cultural and educational centre of south-eastern South Korea, with its port—Korea's busiest and the sixth-busiest in the world. The surrounding "Southeast Economic Zone" is South Korea's largest industrial area. Busan is located on the South-eastern tip of the Korean Peninsula. It is located on the coast, which determined the development of the whole city itself. Busan borders low mountains on the north and west, and the seas on the south and east.
Busan is rated Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Busan is the #40 city in the world according to the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) which evaluates and ranks the competitiveness of the major financial centres of the world according to a wide range of criteria – Human Capital, Business, Finance, Infrastructure and Reputation.
Busan has a population of over 3,510,833 people. Busan also forms part of the wider Busan metropolitan area which has a population of over 7,000,699 people.
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