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Incheon Metropolitan City

Member Regional Governments South Korea (ROK) Incheon Metropolitan City

Yoo Jeong-bok

  • NationRepublic of Korea
  • Government NameIncheon Metropolitan City
  • GovernorYoo Jeong-bok

Symbol

Symbol
City Emblem City flower City tree City bird
City Emblem City flower

Rose

City tree

Tulip tree

City bird

Red-crowned crane

History

  • 1949 : Incheon bu is renamed Incheon City after the enactment of the Local Government Act.
  • 1968 : With the implementation of the district (gu) system, four districts are established: Jung-gu, Nam-gu, Dong-gu, and Buk-gu.
  • 1981 : Separated from Gyeonggi-do Province and elevated to a Directly Governed City by the central government.
  • 1995 : Incheon Directly Governed City is renamed Incheon Metropolitan City.

Regional Characteristics

Development and growth have continued: Incheon Harbor was expanded, and Incheon International Airport was opened in March 2001; tourism and leisure complexes and new residential complexes were constructed, the Songdo New Town was developed, and the Free Economic Zone Authority was opened in October 2003; an urban regeneration project was implemented; the 2014 Asian Games were successfully held.

Basic Information

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Geography/Climate
  • Area : 1,063km²(As of 2019)
  • 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 : 2,942,553 (As of September 30, 2020)
  • Number of households : 1,259,167
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(As of 2019, provisional)
  • GRDP: ₩87,671 billion
  • Per capita GRDP: ₩30.4 million
Industry (As of 2019, provisional)
  • Service industry 61.6%, mining manufacturing industry 30.5%, construction industry 7.8%, agriculture and fishery 0.1%
  • Specialized industry : Logistics

Others

  • Contact:International Cooperation Division
  • Address:29, Jeonggak-ro, Namdong-gu, Incheon 21554, Korea
  • Tel.:+82-32-440-3210
  • Fax.:+82-32-440-8625~8626
  • Official Website : http://www.incheon.go.kr