Daejeon, South Korea

Travel to Daejeon

Daejeon (Korean: [tɛd͡ʑʌn] (listen)) is South Korea's fifth-largest metropolis, with a population of 1.5 million as of 2019. Located in the central-west region of South Korea alongside forested hills and the Geum River, the city is known both for its technology and research institutions, and for celebrating its natural environment, with most mountains, hot springs, and rivers freely open for public use. Daejeon serves as a hub of transportation for major rail and road routes, and is approximately 50 minutes from the capital, Seoul, by KTX or SRT high speed rail.

Daejeon (along with Seoul, Gwacheon and Sejong City) are collectively South Korea's administration hubs. The city is home to 23 universities and colleges, including Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and Chungnam National University, as well as government research institutes, and research and development centers for global companies such as Samsung, LG, mostly located in the city's Daedeok Science Town.



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Weather in Daejeon

July is the hottest month ☀️, with average temperature of 77° degrees. January is the coldest month ❄️, with average temperature of 30° degrees. August is the wettest month 💧, with 11.69 In. of rain and/or snow.



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