Busan City Hall
Vladivostok is the largest port city and the administrative center of Promorsky Kray, Russia. It is also the economic center of the Far East region and located on the beautiful coastline of the Muravyov-Amursky peninsula.
The current system of the city was established on July 2, 1860. Vladivostok is the base of food production and also functions as a great resort city.
Vladivostok, as a center of science in Far East region, has 15 institutes and the sub-division of the Far East science academy. The Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Busan was established on the 3rd of September, 1993 after the establishment of the sister city relationship. Freight and passenger direct routes opened in 1995 following the opening of direct air routes between Busan and Vladivostok in 1994.
Mr. Kim Young-hwan, the former Mayor of Busan, and Mr. Evgeny Blinov, the former Mayor of Vladivostok signed a sister city relationship agreement in Vladivostok on June 30, 1992.