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Incheon Metropolitan City

Member Regional Governments South Korea (ROK) Incheon Metropolitan City

Park Nam Chun

  • NationRepublic of Korea
  • Government NameIncheon Metropolitan City
  • GovernorPark Nam Chun

Symbol

City Emblem

City Emblem

 

City tree

City tree

Tulip Tree

City bird

City bird

Crane

City flower

City flower

Rose

History

  • 1910: Incheon-bu was established
  • 1914: Part of Incheon-bu and Bupyeong-gun were merged to form Bucheon-gun
  • July 1, 1981: Became Incheon City (Under the direct control of the government)
  • February 1, 1995: Incheon City was renamed to Incheon Metropolitan City
  • March 1, 1995: Ganghwa-gun, Ongjin-gun, Gimpo-gun, and Geomdan-myeon merged with Incheon Metropolitan City

Topographic Features

  • Except for Mt. Manisan (469m) and Mt. Gyeyangsan (395m), most mountains in the Incheon area is no higher than 300m above sea level. With hilly mountains well-developed along the coast, there is only limited amount of flat land in the area. Incheon has a rail coast, with a long, jagged coastline in addition to the numerous islands. There are 152 islands off the coast altogether, 113 of which are inhabited.

Basic Information

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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 1007.47㎢
  • Location : 37˚28′north latitude and 126˚37′east longitude
  • Climate : Average temperature 12.7℃(max. 38.9℃, min. -21.0℃) Annual precipitation 1,120.3㎜
Population
  • Population: 2,836,080 (Male : 1,427,719, Female : 1,408,361) (2012.10)
  • Population density: 2,59/㎢ (2012.10)
Major events
  • Incheon-China Day Cultural Festival, Incheon Marine Festival, Incheon Sky Festival, Bupyeong Pungmul Festival, Sorae Inlet Festival
Cultural Heritage
  • Wolmido(Island), Yongyudo(Island), Deokjeokdo(Island), Yeonan Pier, Sorae Pogu(Port), Bomunsa Temple, Mt. Manisan

Economic Status

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Economy
  • GRDP: ₩ 37,915.7 bln
  • Per capita GRDP: ₩ 147,051,000
Industry
  • Industrial infrastructure(National Industrial Complex & Local Industrial Complex) - Total Area: 16,493㎢ - No. of company : 6,155 - No. of employee : 99,855

Others

  • Contact:International Cooperation Division
  • Address: 29 Jeonggak-ro(1138 Guwol-dong), Namdong-gu, Incheon, Korea 405-750
  • Tel.:+82-32-440-3215
  • Fax.:+82-32-440-8625
  • Official Website : http://www.incheon.go.kr