Daejeon is the capital of province. Daejeon is the 5th largest city in South Korea, with a population of approximately 1.5 million. It is in the centre of Korea and is at the crossroads of national rail and road transport routes, the Gyeongbu railway, Honam railway, Gyeongbu Expressway, and Honam Expressway.

Daejeon Map


  • Location: , , ,
  • Population: 1,480,000
  • Latitude: 36.3333° or 36° 20' north
  • Longitude: 127.4167° or 127° 25' east
  • Elevation: 53 meters (174 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 1835224

Other Names for Daejeon

  • French: Daejeon
  • German: Daejeon
  • Greek: Ντέτζον
  • Italian: Daejeon
  • Korean: Taejŏn-gwangyŏksi
  • Korean: 大田
  • Korean: 大田廣域市
  • Korean: 대전
  • Korean: 대전광역시
  • Korean: 대전직할시
  • Portuguese: Daejeon
  • Spanish: Daejeon
  • Daejeon-gwangyeoksi
  • Taejŏn-jikhalsi

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