Naju is a city in South Jeolla Province, South Korea.
The capital of South Jeolla was located at Naju until it was moved to Gwangju in 1895. The name Jeolla actually originates from the first character of Jeonju and the first character of Naju. Dongshin University is situated in Naju. Naju is famous for the Naju Pear which is a large round pear that forms its district logo.