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Yangsan, South Korea
Yangsan is a city in Gyeongsangnam-do, Province, which Gyeongsangnam-do (South Gyeongsang) is a province in the southeast of South Korea. The provincial capital is located at Changwon Before 1895, the area corresponding to modern-day Gyeongsangnam-do was part of Gyeongsang Province. The province is part of the Yeongnam region, and is bounded on the east by the Sea of Japan (East Sea), on the north by Gyeongsangbuk-do province, on the west Jeollabuk-do and Jeollanam-do provinces, and on the south by the Korea Strait. Most of the province is drained by the Nakdong River and its tributaries .The Nakdong delta plain around Gimhae is one of the best granaries in South Korea. Agricultural products form Gyeongsangnam-do include rice, beans, potatoes, and barley. The area is renowned for its cotton, sesame, and fruits which are grown along the southern seaside. A number of marine products are caught. The province is one of the country's leading fisheries. The largest cities in the region are Busan and Ulsan, which are separately administered as provincial-level Metropolitan Cities. Apart from Changwon, other large or notable cities include Gimhae, Jinhae, Masan, and Jinju. Gyeongsangnam-do is the home of Haeinsa, a Buddhist temple that houses the Tripitaka Koreana and attracts many tourists. It is located in the national park around Jirisan (1,915 m) on the border with Jeollabuk-do. The temple was first built in 802.