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Gwangju (Korean pronunciation: [kwaŋdʑu]) is the sixth largest city in South Korea. It is a designated metropolitan city under the direct control of the central government's Home Minister. The city was also the capital of South Jeolla Province until the provincial office moved to the southern village of Namak in Muan County in 2005. Gwang (광, Chinese letter: 光) means "light" and Ju (주, Chinese letter: 州) means "province." Areas of scenery along the outskirts of the city gave birth to gasa, a form of Korean classical poetry. Located in the center of the agricultural Jeolla region, the city is also famous for its rich and diverse cuisine.

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If you are looking for travel information of Gwangju in South Korea, you've come to the right place. Gwangju is located at a short trip away from Boryeong-si a major city in South Korea. Boryeong-si is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. A holiday in Gwangju can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Gwangju*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gwangju

    Know the pollution level of Gwangju before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 55.56 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 66.67 (High)
  • Gwangju: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gwangju for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gwangju.

    • Burglary and Theft 60 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 55 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 60 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 40 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 55 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 60 (High)
    • Attacks 55 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 55 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 40 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 55 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 50 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 55 (Moderate)
  • Living in Gwangju - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 45 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 78.9 (High)
    • Pollution Index 44.06 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 62 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gwangju

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gwangju

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.06 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 89.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 48.36 USD

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