Gwangsan District

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Gwangsan
광산구
Autonomous District
Korean transcription(s)
 • Hanja
 • Revised Romanization Gwangsan-gu
 • McCune-Reischauer Kwangsan-gu
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Country South Korea
Region Honam
Provincial level Gwangju
Area
 • Total 86.1 km2 (33.2 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 295,294
 • Density 3,400/km2 (8,900/sq mi)
 • Dialect Jeolla
Website Gwangsan District Office

Gwangsan District (Gwangsan-gu) is a district, similar to a ward, situated in the city of Gwangju, South Korea. The total population of the district, as of September 2004, is 295,294, and the population density of the district is 1,085 per 1 km.[1][2] Its area is about 45% of the city of Gwangju.[3]

The district bird is the White Heron, the district flower is Magnolia, and the district tree is the Pine Tree.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2007-11-17. 
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-22. Retrieved 2007-11-17. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-07-09. Retrieved 2007-11-17. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-02-15. Retrieved 2007-11-17. 

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Coordinates: 35°08′05″N 126°47′40″E / 35.13472°N 126.79444°E / 35.13472; 126.79444