Gwangjin District is one of the 25 wards of , . It is located on the north bank of the , to the eastern end of Seoul. It was created from neighboring in 1995.

Notable Places in the Area

Theme park
is a major recreation complex in , South Korea. Photo: SJ Yang, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a private university located in , known for its standing in hospitality and tourism management, dancing, animation and rhythmic gymnastics.

Town hall
Gunja-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Gwangjin-gu in , . Photo: 안우석, CC0.

Town hall
Gwangjang-dong is a dong, neighbourhood of Gwangjin-gu in , . Photo: 안우석, CC0.

Localities in the Area

and Gangdong are in the eastern part of , along the Han River. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Gangnam is the central district of the southern half of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The districts of Dongdaemun, Jungnang, Gwangjin and Seongdong are in the east of the city of . Photo: mroach, CC BY-SA 2.0.


37.5384° or 37° 32' 18.2" north
127.0828° or 127° 4' 58.1" east
26 metres (85 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 415154041
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Gwangjin-gu
  • Chinese: Gwangjin Khu
  • Chinese: 广津区
  • Chinese: 廣津區
  • Chinese: 廣津區廳
  • Dutch: Gwangjin District
  • English: Gwangjin District
  • Estonian: Gwangjini linnarajoon
  • French: Gwangjin-gu
  • German: Gwangjin-gu
  • Hungarian: Kvangdzsin-ku
  • Indonesian: Distrik Gwangjin
  • Italian: Gwangjin-gu
  • Japanese: 広津区
  • Korean: 광진
  • Korean: 광진구
  • Korean: 서울 광진
  • Korean: 서울 광진구
  • Korean: 서울시 광진구
  • Korean: 서울특별시 광진구
  • Malay: Daerah Gwangjin
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gwangjin Khu
  • Portuguese: Gwangjin-gu
  • Russian: Кванджингу
  • Scots: Gwangjin-gu
  • Spanish: Gwangjin-gu
  • Swedish: Gwangjin-gu
  • Thai: เขตควังจิน
  • Turkish: Gwangjin
  • Urdu: گوانگجن ضلع
  • Vietnamese: Gwangjin-gu
  • Distretto di Gwangjin

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