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Masan

a port in SE South Korea, on an inlet of the Korea Strait: first opened to foreign trade in 1899. Pop.: 428 000 (2005 est.)

Masan

 

a city and port in South Korea, in Kyongsang Namdo Province. Located on the Korea Strait. Population, 191,000 (1970). Masan has a railroad station and locomotive and railroad car shops. Industry consists of steel casting, textile production, and food processing (wine-making and soya-processing). Masan has a drydock and a hydroelectric power plant. There is also fishing and fish processing.

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The association of local municipal offices in the Noshiro-Yamamoto area is a broad-based union established by Noshiro City and three nearby towns - Fujisato, Mitane and Happo - in order to perform cross-regional administrative work.
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