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Gwangju overview

Gwangju is located in Gwangju and has 1,416,938 inhabitants which represent 96.30 % of the population of Gwangju. Gwangju time zone is Asia/Seoul.

Gwangju currency is Won (KRW) and the dialing code is +82.

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Current local time in Gwangju

Gwangju
Time zone : Asia/Seoul

Zone : KST Korea Standard Time | UTC : +09:00 hours | DST : +09:00 hours

Local time :
Local time in Gwangju
Time zone :
Asia/Seoul
Capital :
Gwangju
Population :
1,416,938
Elevation :
47 m
Currency :
Won
Dial code :
+82

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  • Sunrise : 19 h 00
  • Sunset : 19 h 00
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Airports near Gwangju

AirportCityDistance
Gwangju AirportGwangju10 km / 6.3 mi
Muan International Airport52 km / 32.2 mi
Yeosu AirportYeosu73 km / 45.2 mi
Kunsan Air BaseKunsan88 km / 54.5 mi
Sacheon Air BaseSacheon105 km / 65.5 mi

Gwangju closest cities and places

PlacePopulationDistance from GwangjuRoadmap
Seoul10,349,312 inhabitants268 km / 167 mi Distance from Gwangju to Seoul
Busan3,678,555 inhabitants194 km / 120 mi Distance from Gwangju to Busan
Incheon2,628,000 inhabitants257 km / 160 mi Distance from Gwangju to Incheon
Daegu2,566,540 inhabitants171 km / 107 mi Distance from Gwangju to Daegu
Daejeon1,475,221 inhabitants138 km / 86 mi Distance from Gwangju to Daejeon
Suwon1,242,724 inhabitants238 km / 148 mi Distance from Gwangju to Suwon
Goyang-si1,073,069 inhabitants279 km / 173 mi Distance from Gwangju to Goyang-si
Seongnam-si1,031,935 inhabitants255 km / 158 mi Distance from Gwangju to Seongnam-si
Ulsan962,865 inhabitants222 km / 138 mi Distance from Gwangju to Ulsan
Bucheon-si850,731 inhabitants261 km / 162 mi Distance from Gwangju to Bucheon-si
Jeonju711,424 inhabitants77 km / 48 mi Distance from Gwangju to Jeonju
Ansan-si650,728 inhabitants242 km / 150 mi Distance from Gwangju to Ansan-si
Cheongju-si634,596 inhabitants173 km / 107 mi Distance from Gwangju to Cheongju-si
Anyang-si634,367 inhabitants249 km / 155 mi Distance from Gwangju to Anyang-si
Changwon550,000 inhabitants161 km / 100 mi Distance from Gwangju to Changwon
Pohang500,000 inhabitants242 km / 150 mi Distance from Gwangju to Pohang
Uijeongbu-si479,141 inhabitants288 km / 179 mi Distance from Gwangju to Uijeongbu-si
Hwaseong-si476,297 inhabitants229 km / 142 mi Distance from Gwangju to Hwaseong-si
Masan434,371 inhabitants8 km / 5 mi Distance from Gwangju to Masan
Jeju City408,364 inhabitants187 km / 116 mi Distance from Gwangju to Jeju City
Cheonan365,114 inhabitants185 km / 115 mi Distance from Gwangju to Cheonan
Kwangmyŏng357,545 inhabitants259 km / 161 mi Distance from Gwangju to Kwangmyŏng
Kimhae356,242 inhabitants179 km / 111 mi Distance from Gwangju to Kimhae
Chinju307,242 inhabitants106 km / 66 mi Distance from Gwangju to Chinju
Yeosu295,538 inhabitants81 km / 50 mi Distance from Gwangju to Yeosu
Gumi291,006 inhabitants167 km / 104 mi Distance from Gwangju to Gumi
Iksan283,501 inhabitants88 km / 55 mi Distance from Gwangju to Iksan
Mokpo268,402 inhabitants61 km / 38 mi Distance from Gwangju to Mokpo
Gunsan243,406 inhabitants94 km / 58 mi Distance from Gwangju to Gunsan
Wŏnju243,387 inhabitants261 km / 162 mi Distance from Gwangju to Wŏnju

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Hotels and accommodation in Gwangju

Guest 145

Address :
Guest 145
19, Guseong-ro 194beon-gil, Dong-gu
61473 Gwangju
Set in Gwangju, within less than 1 km of Gwangju Art Street and a 12-minute walk of Asian Culture Complex, Guest 145 provides accommodation with a garden. Located around 5 km from Gwangju Biennale, the hostel is also 6 km away from Gwangju Stadium. Located at 0.31 km from Gwangju center.
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Shinsiwa Hanok Guesthouse 1 (Daein Market)

Address :
Shinsiwa Hanok Guesthouse 1 (Daein Market)
81-3, Donggyecheon-ro, Dong-gu
61429 Gwangju
Featuring Ondol, Korean heated flooring, in all guest rooms, Shinsiwa Hanok Guesthouse 1 (Daein Market) is located 400 metres from Gwangju Art Street and 600 metres from Geumnamro-4Ga Subway Station (Gwangju Line 1). Located at 0.47 km from Gwangju center.
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ACC Design Hotel

Address :
ACC Design Hotel
226-11, Geumnam-ro, Dong-gu
61482 Gwangju
ACC Design Hotel is conveniently located in the bustling Chungjangno Street district, 250 metres from Geumnam-ro 4-ga Subway Station (Gwangju Line 1). Located at 0.68 km from Gwangju center.
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Stay 1 Hotel Gwangju

Address :
Stay 1 Hotel Gwangju
5, Guseong-ro 144beon-gil, Dong-gu
61479 Gwangju
Set 1.3 km from Gwangju Art Street, Stay 1 Hotel Gwangju provides rooms with air conditioning in Gwangju. The property is located 1.8 km from Asian Culture Complex, 5 km from Gwangju Biennale and 6 km from Gwangju Stadium. Located at 0.75 km from Gwangju center.
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Palace Hotel Gwangju

Address :
Palace Hotel Gwangju
13, Jungang-ro 160beon-gil, Dong-gu
61483 Gwangju
Set in Gwangju, 700 metres from Gwangju Art Street, Palace Hotel Gwangju offers a fitness centre. Located around 1.5 km from Asian Culture Complex, the hotel with free WiFi is also 6 km away from Gwangju Biennale. Located at 0.79 km from Gwangju center.
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I am Guesthouse

Address :
I am Guesthouse
706-11, Jungheung-dong, Buk-gu
500-040 Gwangju
2 km from Gwangju Art Street, I am Guesthouse is set in Gwangju and features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. 2.1 km from Asian Culture Complex, the property is also 4 km away from Gwangju Biennale. Guests can make use of a shared lounge. Located at 0.96 km from Gwangju center.
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Byulbam Guesthouse

Address :
Byulbam Guesthouse
8-6, Gyeongyang-ro 147beon-gil, Buk-gu
61237 Gwangju
Featuring a garden, Byulbam Guesthouse in Gwangju is set 2 km from Gwangju Art Street. 2.1 km from Asian Culture Complex, the property is also 4 km away from Gwangju Biennale. Gwangju National Museum is 5 km away. Located at 0.96 km from Gwangju center.
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Gwangju Sejong Hotel

Address :
Gwangju Sejong Hotel
705-9, Jungheung-dong, Buk-gu
500-040 Gwangju
Gwangju Sejong Hotel is set in Gwangju, 2.1 km from Gwangju Art Street and 2.2 km from Asian Culture Complex. The property is located 3.9 km from Gwangju Biennale. Both free WiFi and private parking are available at this property. Located at 0.98 km from Gwangju center.
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Hertz Guesthouse

Address :
Hertz Guesthouse
86, Jang-dong, Dong-gu
501-060 Gwangju
Situated 300 metres from Asian Culture Complex, Hertz Guesthouse features accommodation with free WiFi in Gwangju. This property is located a short distance from attractions such as Gwangju Art Street. The property is 6 km from Gwangju Biennale. Located at 0.99 km from Gwangju center.
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Panda Guesthouse

Address :
Panda Guesthouse
102, Jebong-ro, Dong-gu
61465 Gwangju
Situated a few steps from Asian Culture Complex, Panda Guesthouse in Gwangju features a terrace and shared lounge. Built in 2003, the property is within 700 metres of Gwangju Art Street. Gwangju Biennale is 6 km from the property. Located at 1.01 km from Gwangju center.
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Oasita Hostel

Address :
Oasita Hostel
20, Dongmyeong-ro 20beon-gil, Dong-gu
61434 Gwangju
Located in Gwangju, Oasita Hostel is 500 metres from Asia Culture Center. The hostel is surrounded by the Gwangju Night Market, Dongmyeong-dong Café Street and Jeonnam University Hospital, all within a 10-minute walk. Located at 1.03 km from Gwangju center.
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Shinsiwa Hanok Guesthouse 2 (Green Way Park)

Address :
Shinsiwa Hanok Guesthouse 2 (Green Way Park)
22-30, Dongmyeong-ro 67beon-gil, Dong-gu
61432 Gwangju
Located in Gwangju, Shinsiwa Hanok Guesthouse 2 (Green Way Park) is located 800 metres from Gwangju Art Street. The guesthouse offers free WiFi in all areas. Located at 1.07 km from Gwangju center.
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Bentley Tourist Hotel

Address :
Bentley Tourist Hotel
5, Seoseok-ro 10beon-gil, Dong-gu
61488 Gwangju
Set in Gwangju, less than 1 km from Gwangju Art Street, Bentley Tourist Hotel features rooms with air conditioning. This 3-star hotel features free WiFi and a fitness centre. Guests can make use of a shared lounge. Located at 1.14 km from Gwangju center.
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Hotel Our Youth

Address :
Hotel Our Youth
12-1, Munhwajeondang-ro 23beon-gil
61487 Gwangju
Hotel Our Youth provides rooms with free WiFi in Gwangju, attractively set 500 metres from Asian Culture Complex. Located around 800 metres from Gwangju Art Street, the hotel is also 6 km away from Gwangju Biennale. Located at 1.18 km from Gwangju center.
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Sky Motel

Address :
Sky Motel
33, Gyeongyang-ro 119beon-gil, Buk-gu
61252 Gwangju
Located 2.3 km from Gwangju Art Street, Sky Motel offers accommodation with free WiFi in Gwangju. The property is around 2.4 km from Asian Culture Complex, 3.9 km from Gwangju Biennale and 5 km from Gwangju National Museum. Located at 1.20 km from Gwangju center.
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