Gwanagsan-gu of Gwangju Gwangyeok City

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Gwanagsan-gu of Gwangju Gwangyeok City
  • Population101,188 households with 306,989 people
  • Size of the land222.89km²
  • Budget153,499 million won (26.9% financial independence)
  • Special FeaturesGwangsan-gu is located in the transportation hub where Honam, Kyeongjeon rails, Honam Highway, and Gwangjoo Airport run offering great nature landscape. It is also a central location for trading drawing goods from vicinity areas including Najoo, Younggwang, Hampyeong, and Jansung with remarkable development of near the city farming industry. It is enticing new population into the area due to vast land development and becoming a fast growing city in the Gwangjoo and Jeonnam region
  • Cultural propertySeoul City designated cultural assets (4), Seoul City designated Keepsakes (1), historic site (1)
  • EventsImbangul Korean Traditional Music Festival, Resident’s Unity Day, Gwangjoo Farmer’s Band performance, Yonga Writing Contest
  • Cultural AssetsNational Historic Sites (1) Treasure (1), Gwangjoo tangible Cultural Asset s(6) Intangible Cultural Assets (2), Memorial Keepsakes (7), Cultural Materials (10)
  • Local SpecialtiesMountain strawberries, rice galbi, cherry tomatoes, melon, hwahwe, cucumbers, and salted food
  • Administrative Organizations4 Divisions 1 Chief Office 14 Departments 1 Direct Office 19 Dongs (696 public officials)
  • SchoolsElementary (28), Middle Schools (13), High Schools (11), Universities (3), Technical Colleges (1), Graduate Schools (14), Special Education (2)