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Hub of Southwestern Korea
Provincial capital in transportation, economy, culture and administration
City of Culture and Arts
Cultural city with traditional heritage and distinguished artists
Korean capital of culture : Hosting the 『Gwangju Biennale
Korean capital of culture : and establishing the National
Korean capital of culture : Culture Hall of Asia』
City of Human Rights and Democracy
International holy land of the 『May 18 Democratic Movement』
Hosting the 『6.15 Unification Grand Festival』 and the 『2006 Gwangju Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates』
City of Tastes
Fertile fields, clean ocean and abundant resources
City of food representing traditional Korean cuisine

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