Welcome to Gimhae Dear respected citizens of Gimhae City and netizens of the world We welcome you to the homepage of Gimhae City


City mark

City mark
It represents Gold, Chinese character (Gold, Chinese character)

This mark mark symbolizes the Sun

while mark as represents the meandering Nakdonggang River and golden waves of Gimhae Plain. The semi-circle at the bottom shows the rolling wave of southern sea.

mark It also represents the bright shape of a sprouting plant on earth.

City tree : Gingko tree

Gingko tree
Gingko is one of the oldest type of trees in the world

The stature of the Gingko represents prosperity

The eternal progress of our city displays our history and freedom

City flower : Ume flower

Ume flower
Ume is one of the four gracious plants

The ume bud in spring symbolizes the strong nature and traits of Gimhae's residents

The elegance of this flower symbolizes our garden city

City bird : Canada Goose

The Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) is a wild goose belonging to the genus Branta and classified as Anatida under Anserifome. It is native to the arctic and temperate regions of North America, having a black head and neck, white patches on the face, and a brownish-gray body. These birds are often seen at the Hwapo Wetland and the Nakdong riverside during migration. Lots of goose-shaped earthenware items have been excavated in the Gimhae area. The goose symbolizes wellness, prosperity, and conjugal affection. Its characteristics of cooperation and unity well represent the characteristics of Gimhae citizens in this large city with a population of 500,000.

Mascot : Haedong

The mascot of Gimhae city is an innocent lad called 'Turtle Boy', a mythical figure who wore a turtle shell on his back at the glorious times of the Garak Kingdom.