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Sport Loving City, Gwangju

Gwangju is proud to host the 18th FINA World Championships & the Masters World Championships, which is one of the most popular sporting events in the world.

Known as the city of light, Gwnagju is a metropolitan city full of life and excitement. FINA family and fans around the world can look forward to experiencing Aquatics in a modern city set in a picturesque traditional setting.

Famous for its rich and diverse cuisine and culture, Gwangju is a city on the rise, Nestled in the southwestern part of the Korean Peninsula, the exquisite scenery along the outskirts of the city gives citizens and tourist an incredible and peaceful image of the national surroundings of Gwangju.

However as soon as one enters the city, refreshing energy can be felt on the streets of this sporting city.

  • Population: 1.5 million people
  • Area: 501.41 square kilo meters

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