Gwangju

Gwangju, is a metropolitan city in the center of province, . Gwangju has a thriving youth and arts culture and even a glance down the streets of 'Geumnam-ro' will note a generally more fashion-conscious populace.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
The is a football stadium in the South Korean city of Gwangju. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Public building
Photo: LERK, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Stadium
is a baseball stadium in Gwangju, South Korea. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Railway station
Photo: Peremen, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Village
is a dong, neighbourhood of Dongjak-gu in , . Photo: 안우석, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Gwangju

Latitude
35.1596° or 35° 9' 34.5" north
Longitude
126.8515° or 126° 51' 5.4" east
Open Location Code
8Q785V52+RJ
Population
1,460,000
IATA airport code
KWJ
United Nations Location Code
KR KWJ
Elevation
47 metres (154 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 358015168
Geo­Names ID
1841811
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Gwangju
  • Afar: Gwangju
  • Afrikaans: Gwangju
  • Arabic: Gwangju
  • Arabic: غوانغجو
  • Armenian: Գվանջու
  • Armenian: Կվանգջու
  • Asturian: Gwangju
  • Azerbaijani: Kvanju
  • Basque: Gwangju
  • Belarusian: Кванджу
  • Bengali: গোয়াংজু
  • Bengali: গোয়াংজু প্রদেশ
  • Bislama: Gwangju
  • Bulgarian: Куанджу
  • Catalan: Gwangju
  • Cebuano: Gwangju (lalawigan)
  • Cebuano: Gwangju
  • Chechen: Кванджу
  • Chinese: Gwangju Kóng-he̍k-chhī
  • Chinese: 光州
  • Chinese: 光州市
  • Chinese: 光州广域市
  • Chinese: 光州廣域市
  • Croatian: Gwangju
  • Czech: Kwangdžu
  • Danish: Gwangju
  • Dutch: Gwangju
  • Dutch: Kwangju
  • English: Gwangju-si
  • English: Gwangju City
  • Esperanto: Gŭangĝu
  • Esperanto: Kŭangĵuo
  • Esperanto: Kŭanĵuo
  • Estonian: Gwangju
  • Estonian: Kwangju
  • Finnish: Gwangju
  • French: Gwangju
  • German: Gwangju
  • Greek: Γκουάνγκτζου
  • Gujarati: ગ્વંગજુ
  • Gujarati: ગ્વાંગજુ
  • Haitian: Gouanjou
  • Hakka Chinese: Gwangju
  • Hausa: Gwangju
  • Hebrew: קוואנגג'ו
  • Hebrew: קוואנגגו
  • Hindi: ग्वांगजू
  • Hungarian: Gwangju
  • Hungarian: Kvangdzsu
  • Ido: Gwangju
  • Indonesian: Gwangju
  • Interlingue: Gwangju
  • Italian: Gwangju
  • Japanese: 光州
  • Japanese: 光州市
  • Japanese: 光州広域市
  • Japanese: 光州廣域市
  • Javanese: Gwangju
  • Kalaallisut: Gwangju
  • Kannada: ಗ್ವಾಂಗ್ಜು
  • Kara-Kalpak: Gwangju
  • Kazakh: Кванджу
  • Kazakh: Кваңджу
  • Kirghiz: Кванже
  • Korean: 광주
  • Korean: 광주광역시
  • Korean: 광주시
  • Latin: Kuangiu
  • Latin: Quansua
  • Latvian: Kvandžu
  • Literary Chinese: 光州
  • Literary Chinese: 光州廣域市
  • Lithuanian: Kvandžu
  • Lombard: Gwangju
  • Macedonian: Квангџу
  • Madurese: Gwangju
  • Malay: Gwangju
  • Maori: Gwangju
  • Marathi: ग्वांगजू
  • Min Dong Chinese: Gwangju
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gwangju Kóng-he̍k-chhī
  • Min Nan Chinese: Kong-chiu-chhī
  • Mingrelian: კვანჯუ
  • Mongolian: Куанжү
  • Northern Frisian: Gwangju
  • Norwegian: Gwangju
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gwangju
  • Occitan (post 1500): Gwangju
  • Occitan (post 1500): Kwangju
  • Ossetian: Кванджу
  • Persian: گوانگجو
  • Polish: Gwangju
  • Polish: Kwangdzu
  • Polish: Kwangju
  • Portuguese: Gwangju
  • Quechua: Gwangju
  • Romanian: Gwangju
  • Russian: Кванджу
  • Scots: Gwangju
  • Serbian: Квангџу
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gwangju
  • Sinhala: ග්වන්ග්ජු
  • Slovak: Kwangdžu
  • Slovenian: Gvangdžu
  • Spanish: Gwangju
  • Swahili: Gwangju
  • Swedish: Gwangju
  • Tagalog: Gwangju
  • Tamil: குவாங்கு
  • Tamil: குவாங்சூ நகரம்
  • Tamil: குவாங்ஜு
  • Tatar: Кваңҗу
  • Telugu: గ్వాంగ్జూ
  • Thai: ควังจู
  • Turkish: Gwangju
  • Ukrainian: Кванджу
  • Urdu: گوانگ جو
  • Uzbek: Kvanju
  • Vietnamese: Gwangju
  • Volapük: Gwangju
  • Waray (Philippines): Gwangju
  • Welsh: Gwangju
  • Western Panjabi: گوانگجو
  • Wu Chinese: 光州广域市
  • Yue Chinese: 光州
  • Kuangju
  • Kwang-choo
  • Kwang-dschu
  • Kōshū
  • Kōsyū

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