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Daejeon

About Daejeon

1,539,154 in city
539 km² (208 mi²)
60 m
Located in the heart of the country, Daejeon is a gateway to three southern Provinces of the nation, as well as a transportation hub in South Korea. Daejeon is the nation's second administrative capital with a population of 1.4 million. It is the center for Korea's information-based industry as well as the most renowned scientific-research city. Living up to this reputation, the city is focusing on developing high-tech and knowledge-intensive industries. The city was also the ancient capital of the Baekje Kingdom (18 B.C. – A.D. 660), which possesses a wide array of cultural and historic sites reflecting the ancient culture of the Baekje people. Daejeon was also the host city for Expo '93.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
3,177 All Buildings
3,176
existing
1
planned

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Kumgang Exllu Tower 107 558 ft 2012
2 Kumgang Exllu Tower 111 558 ft 2012
3 Kumgang Exllu Tower 110 558 ft 2012
4 Kumgang Exllu Tower 108 558 ft 2012
5 Kumgang Exllu Tower 106 558 ft 2012

Building types

No. Type
3,120 high-rise building
46 low-rise building
10 skyscraper
1 observation tower