Gwangju

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Gwangju is the sixth-largest city in South Korea.wikipedia
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List of special cities of South Korea

Metropolitan Cityspecial citySpecial cities of South Korea
It is a designated metropolitan city under the direct control of the central government's Home Minister.
There are 8 first-level cities in South Korea: Busan, Daegu, Daejeon, Gwangju, Incheon, Sejong, Seoul and Ulsan.

Jeolla Province

JeollaJeolla-doCholla
Gwangju was historically recorded as Muju, in which "Silla merged all of the land to establish the provinces of Gwangju, Ungju, Jeonju, Muju and various counties, plus the southern boundary of Goguryeo and the ancient territories of Silla" in the Samguk Sagi. In the heart of the agricultural Jeolla region, the city is also famous for its rich and diverse cuisine.
It consisted of the modern South Korean provinces of North Jeolla, South Jeolla and Gwangju Metropolitan City as well as the Jeju Province.

Muan County

MuanMuan-gunGwangju, Mokpo
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.
In 2005, Muan County became the capital of Jeollanam-do following the transfer of the provincial office from its previous location, Gwangju to the village of Namak in Muan.

Gwangju Uprising

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The situation escalated after a violent crackdown, resulting in the Gwangju Uprising, where civilians raided armories and armed themselves.
The Gwangju Uprising, alternatively called the May 18 Democratic Uprising by UNESCO, and also known as May 18 Gwangju Democratization Movement, was a popular uprising in the city of Gwangju, South Korea, from May 18 to 27, 1980.

South Jeolla Province

South JeollaJeollanam-doJeonnam
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.
Gwangju was the largest city of South Jeolla until becoming a Metropolitan City in 1986, and was the historic capital until the provincial government was relocated to the Muan County town of Namak in 2005.

Nam District, Gwangju

Nam DistrictNamNam-gu
Nam District (Nam-gu, 남구) is the southern district of Gwangju, South Korea.

Buk District, Gwangju

Buk DistrictBuk-guBuk
Buk District (Buk-gu) is a district situated in the northern part of the city of Gwangju, South Korea.

Gwangsan District

GwangsanGwangsan-guSongjeong
Gwangsan District (Gwangsan-gu) is a district, similar to a ward, situated in the city of Gwangju, South Korea.

Dong District, Gwangju

Dong-guDong DistrictDong
Dong District (Dong-gu) is a district, similar to a ward, situated in the city of Gwangju, South Korea.

Seo District, Gwangju

Seo DistrictSeoSeo-gu
Seo District (Seo-gu) is a district of Gwangju, South Korea.

Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology

GISTKwangju Institute of Science and Technology
Chonnam National University, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, and Gwangju Education University are public universities in Gwangju.
GIST is located in Gwangju, South Korea.

Gwangju Health University

Gwangju Health University is a private community college offering associate degrees in humanities and social sciences, healthcare sciences, and a bachelor's degree in nursing.
Gwangju Health University (GHU) is a private bachelor's degree-granting community college located in Gwangju Metropolitan City, South Korea.

Korea Train Express

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There are two KTX (high-speed rail) stations in the city: Gwangju Station and Gwangju Songjeong Station.
From Seoul Station the KTX lines radiate with stops at Seoul Station, Yongsan Station towards Busan and Gwangju, and from Gangnam District's Suseo Station with intermediate stations in New Dongtan City and Seoul Subway Line 1's Jije Station in Pyeongtaek.

Gwangju Songjeong station

Gwangju SongjeongGwangju·Songjeong StationGwangju-Songjeong
There are two KTX (high-speed rail) stations in the city: Gwangju Station and Gwangju Songjeong Station.
GwangjuSongjeong Station (formerly Songjeong-ri Station) is a station in Gwangju, South Korea.

Gwangju Station

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There are two KTX (high-speed rail) stations in the city: Gwangju Station and Gwangju Songjeong Station.
Gwangju Station is a train station located in Gwangju, South Korea, 353 km south of Yongsan Station.

Gwangju Metro

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The city is served by the Gwangju Subway.
Gwangju Metro is the rapid transit system of Gwangju, South Korea, operated by the Gwangju Metropolitan Rapid Transit Corporation (GRTC, or Gwangju Metro).

Kia Tigers

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Kia Tigers (KIA 타이거즈) is a South Korean professional baseball team founded in 1982 and based in the southwestern city of Gwangju.

Chun Doo-hwan

Chun Doo HwanChunJeon Doo-Hwan
In May 1980, peaceful demonstrations took place in Gwangju against Chun Doo-hwan, leader of the military coup d'état of December 12, 1979.
Many townsfolk were growing unhappy with the military presence in their cities, and on 18 May, the citizens of Gwangju organized into what became known as the Gwangju Democratization Movement.

Gwangju University

University of Gwangju
Honam University, Gwangju University, Gwangshin University, Gwangju Women's University, Nambu University, Chosun University, and Honam Christian University are private universities.
Gwangju University began in 1981 as a four-year college in Jinwol-dong, Nam-gu, Gwangju, named Gwangju Gyeongsang Jeonmun Daehak.

Gwangju FC

Gwangjua football club
Based in Gwangju of South Korea, Gwangju FC joined the K League as its 16th club for the 2011 season.

Provinces of Korea

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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.

Gwangju World Cup Stadium

Gwangju Universiade Main StadiumGwangjuGuus Hiddink Stadium
The Gwangju World Cup Stadium is a football stadium in the South Korean city of Gwangju.

Gwangju Airport

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Gwangju is also served by the Gwangju Airport.
Gwangju Airport (Hangul: 광주공항, Hanja: 光州空港, Revised Romanization of Korean: Gwangju Gonghang, McCune-Reischauer: Kwangju Konghang) is an airport in the city of Gwangju, South Korea and is managed by the Korea Airports Corporation.

Chosun University

Honam University, Gwangju University, Gwangshin University, Gwangju Women's University, Nambu University, Chosun University, and Honam Christian University are private universities.
Its campus is situated in Gwangju metropolitan city, in southwestern South Korea.