Gwangyang (Gwangyang-si) is a city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea. |||} South Korea is divided into 8 Provinces ( do) 1 special autonomous province ( teukbyeol jachido) 6 metropolitan cities ( gwangyeoksi |||} South Korea is divided into 8 Provinces ( do) 1 special autonomous province ( teukbyeol jachido) 6 metropolitan cities ( gwangyeoksi Jeollanam-do (South Jeolla is a province in the southwest of South Korea. South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea and often referred to as Korea ( Korean: 대한민국 tɛː Gwangyang city is the home of POSCO's Gwangyang Steel Works, the largest facility of its kind in the world. The Pohang Iron and Steel Company, or POSCO ( ( ( ( based in Pohang, South Korea, is the third largest Steel producer in the world The city is also home to K-League soccer side Chunnam Dragons. Establishment The K-League was founded in 1983 as the Korean Super League, with five member clubs Chunnam Dragons (전남 드래곤즈 is a football club founded in 1995 in the Korean city of Gwangyang, which joined the K-League for the 1995 season
Gwangyang is at the centre of development for the Gwangyang Bay Area Free Economic Zone (FEZ) due for completion in 2011. The Free Economic Zone will focus on port container handling, steel production, shipbuilding as well as leisure facilities.
Famous people from Gwangyang include National Intelligence Service head Kim Seung-kew. The National Intelligence Service ( NIS) is the chief Intelligence agency of South Korea. Kim Seung-kew (also Kim Seung-gyu born July 20, 1944 in Gwangyang, Korea) is South Korean Minister of Justice and became head of the
Gwangyang is located at. To the north is the county of Gurye, to the east along the Seomjin River is the county of Hadong in Gyeongsangnam-do, and to the south is the Gwangyang Bay.
Mountains in the city include Baegansan (백운산, 1,217m), to the south is Gayasan (가야산, 497m) and Gubonghwasan (구봉화산, 473m). Baegunsan is the second-highest mountain in Jeollanam-do with the exception of Jirisan (지리산, 1,915m).
The average yearly temperature is 13. 7°C, the average in January is 0. The Celsius Temperature scale was previously known as the centigrade scale. 1°C, and the average in July is 27. The Celsius Temperature scale was previously known as the centigrade scale. 8°C. The Celsius Temperature scale was previously known as the centigrade scale. The average yearly precipitation is 1,296mm.
As of October 14, 2007 plans are being set up and a referendum is being planned for a merging of the cities of Yeosu, Suncheon and Gwangyang into a new metropolitan city, taking advantage of the Gwangyang Bay Free Economic Zone, Yeosu's Expo 2012 bid and port facilities, Suncheon's educational institutes and Gwangyang's POSCO plant. Yeosu ( Yeosu-si) is a city in South Jeolla Province South Korea. Suncheon ( Suncheon-si) is a city in Jeollanam-do, South Korea. []
The Steel Works in Gwangyang is POSCO's second mill in the country after the mill in Pohang. The Pohang Iron and Steel Company, or POSCO ( ( ( ( based in Pohang, South Korea, is the third largest Steel producer in the world Pohang is a city in North Gyeongsang Province South Korea. The built-up area of Pohang is located on the alluvium of the mouth of the Hyeongsan River The mill boasts having the largest steel plant in the world, the most modern technology, and the best facilities for steel manufacturing. Steel is an Alloy consisting mostly of Iron, with a Carbon content between 0 Manufacturing (from Latin manu factura, "making by hand" is the use of tools and labor to make things for use or sale It presently produces coil used for making bridges, iron structures, cars, refrigerators, and more. A bridge is a Structure built to span a Gorge, Valley, Road, railroad track, River, Body of water Its production capacity can reach more than 15 million tons per year. This plant is also a tourist trap for many people attracting more than 300,000 people from around the globe. Tourist Trap is a 1979 Horror film directed by David Schmoeller, revolving around a group of friends who wind up stranded at Mr
Gwangyang is a strategically important city placed in the southern center of the Korean peninsula. For these geopolitical reasons, Gwangyang is a city which functions as an axis for the balanced development of country concerning South Jeolla area with western parts of Mokpo and Muan. Mokpo ( Mokpo-si) is a city in South Jeolla Province South Korea, on the southwestern tip of the Korean Peninsula. Muan County ( Muan-gun) is a county in South Jeolla Province ( Jeollanam-do) South Korea. 
Gwangyang is home to many unique natural and cultural sites as well as many different festivals during the four seasons. The points of interest include:
The festivals include:
Gwangyang is famous for its beauty of apricot trees. In Korean, Ume flower is called maehwa(매화) which has been honored of its early blooming. Because of its charactersitic, Gwangyang Maehwa Festival is the earliest opened festival in whole Jeollanam-do area. Jeollanam-do (South Jeolla is a province in the southwest of South Korea.