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About Daejeon

Daejeon city, the research and development capital of Korea and only an hour from Seoul by hi-speed train, is the 5th largest city in South Korea, with a population of about 1.5 million people (2010). Regarded as “Asia’s Silicon Valley,” the city is home to 18 universities, including the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and SolBridge International School of Business. Several important research centers are based in the Daedeok Innopolis area. Sejong Special Autonomous City, South Korea’s second government capital after Seoul, is located nearby Daejeon.


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