Incheon Seo-gu is emerging as the center of Northeast Asia with its World-class infrastructure and geographical advantage of the gateway to The Incheon International Airport Located at the northwest coast, theCenter of Incheon, Seo-gu takes up 33.4% of Incheon’s inlands and is Inhabited by about 500,000 residents.
Incheon Seo-gu is well known as a strategic transportation center of superior accessibility both domestically and globally with the Incheon Subway Line 2, Gyeonin Ara Waterway which connects the Wes Sea and the Han River, and the metropolitan transportation network induding the Incheon International Airport Expressway, the Gyeongin Expressway, and the Airport Railroad, and KTX.
Incheon Seo-gu is receiving the world’s attention through successfully holding the 2014 Incheon Asian Games. Incheon Seo-gu grows to be a prestigious city of future with its harmonious blending of transportation, housing, and environment; the Cheongna Internation City which is transforming to an international city equiooend with business function; and the Geomdan New City which will lead the paradigm of the future city.
Tree – Ginkgo
Strong will and tremendous success
Animal – Deer
Peace and love, symbol of perseverance
Flower – Chrysanthemum
Stability and abundance for all
Bird – Magpie
Innocent mind that connects the ‘opportunity’ of loving and gathering
Cheongna is a beautiful city-International function including finance, state of the art leisure facilities and flower gardens are formed so that both foreigners and the residents of the capitol area can live, work, and enjoy leisure and sports close to the waterside and flowers.
Kyeongin Ara Waterway is a natural space for relaxation from the Han River to the West Sea where you can find healthy smiles and happiness amidst busy and tiresome daily lives. The eight waterside sceneries, Ara Waterway’s representative waterfront sites starting from the first scenery of the West Sea to the eight sceneries of the Han River, provide comfortable resting space along with culture and tradition. The first to the third waterside sceneries are located in Incheon Seo-gu.
The main stadium of Incheon Asian Games joined by 4 billion Asians was designed around the concepts of light and wind, the symbols of Incheon. The stadium is a representative landmark of Korea as the officially approved first-grade athletic field equipped with a soccer field, athletic track, and 60,000 seats (30,000 folding seats).
As more tourist are expected to visit the Kyeongin Ara Waterway, Cheongseojin is a popular tourist attraction with the theme of the beautiful setting Sun in the West Sea and located in the Incheon Terminal of the Kyeongin Ara Waterway.
The Industrial Complexes of Seo-gu
Large industrial complexes are formed in Seo-gu including national industrial complexes (5, 6 industrial complexes), Incheon Seo-bu Industrial Complex, Incheon Machinery Industrial Complex, Incheon Industrial Complex, and Incheon Cheongna district 1 Industrial Complex. As the Geomadan General Industrial Complex is additionally formed, many small and medium-sized enterprises with high potentials are expected to lead active productions.
|Complex name||Number of companies||Employment status|
|Seo-bu industrial complex||246||5,274|
|Cheongna district 1 general industrial complex||28||765|
|Korean export(Juan,Bupyeong)national industrial complex||166||5776|
|Incheon machinery industrial complex||47||854|
|Incheon industrial complex||171||2,573|
|Geomdan general industrial complex||360||5,814|
|Out of industrial complex||2,202||32,481|
Incheon Seo-gu is well known as a strategic transportation hub of superior accessibility both internally and externally via the Incheon Subway Line 2, Gyeongin Ara Waterway which connects the West Sea and the Han River, and the metropolitan transportation network including the Incheon International Airport Expressway, the Gyeongin Expressway, and the Airport Railroad, and KTX.
Seo-gu, adjacent to the Incheon International Airport, is growing as an International city which connects Northeast Asia and the world. The North Port is built as a new port of international scale with 18 berths, each can Anchor 50,000ton vessel, and annual unloading capacity of 17 million tons, And thus will transform itself as a center of international logistics.
Going beyond job-seeker oriented job support, “Company & Job-seeker Supporting Center of Incheon Seo-gu” not only provides convenience to job-seekers but also contributes to creating jobs effectively to offer one-stop service to civil complaints by establishing an integrated job system including job and company supports.
As an collaboration model which provides one-stop service to the related institutions so that they can receive various employment and welfare works simultaneously, the center is selected for the first time in May 2015 and provides high-quality employment and welfare service.
The institute opened in October 2007 to preserve biological resources which are national assets and original materials of the biotechnology (BT), one of most important high-tech industries in the twenty-first century. It is the biggest sample storage in Asia with 4,600 samples of 985 species from the indigenous and wild lives. With the themes of biological diversity in Korean peninsula and utilization and preservation of biological resources, the first exhibition room (diversity of the native lives), experience learning center, Gotjawal ecology room, special exhibition room, and audio-visual exhibition room are located in the first floor and the second floor houses the second exhibition room which shows ecosystem diorama, utilization of biological resources, and preservation of biological diversity of the Korean peninsula.
The Nokcheongja Museum was established for the research and study of the academic materials regarding the Nokcheongja excavated in the Nokcheongja kiln Site in Kyeongseo-dong, Seo-gu which was designated as the National Historical Site 211 on June 8, 1970. There are the history exhibition room where you can watch Nokcheongja relics and Nokcheongja making process and the special exhibition room for modern potteries in the museum. It runs the formal pottery training program and one-day pottery experience course for educating students and adults.
Incheon Seo-gu was designated as a special education district in April 2005 and runs the Incheon Seo-gu English Village which is a Cradle for nurturing global talents who hve international senses and Foreign language capabilities matching the international city.
Appointed as lifelong learning city in June 2014, Incheon Seo-gu is making efforts to establish itself as a sustainable lifelong learning city based on diverse lifelong businesses and human and material lifelong learning network foundation it has accumulated so far.
The filled-up land in the capitol area made by filling in the sea of Bakseok-dong, Seo-gu is the largest waste fill-up land in Korea. This area which has been plagued by bad smell, dust, and leachat is reborn as green space and holds the chrysanthemum festival in October every year which is open to the people in the capitol area for free.
The festival was first held in 2011 to shed new light to the historical meaning of “Nokcheongja Kiln Site,” the National Historical Site 211, and to promote thousand cultural heritage of Nokcheongja, and is composed of diverse programs on Nokcheongja.
The festival is made to be winter tourism content and a representative Incheon Sunset spot in the Kyeongin Ara Waterway, Ara Incheon Passenger Terminal, and Cheongseojin area. It is filled with the events enjoyed with the residents including the cheongseojin Sign Stone unveiling ceremony, sunset count, Cheongseojin Concert with well-known entertainers, fireworks, and various accompanying events along with the pre-ceremony performances in the Kyeongin Ara Waterway, Ara Incheon Passenger Terminal, and Cheongseojin area.
The festival is a cultural event held over the beautiful Kyeongin Ara Waterways and holds local cultural events such as outdoor concert and unique events which use local tourism resources induding canoe marathon, yacht and dragon boat races.
Seeodo Island is a habited island located in Wonchang-dong, Seo-gu, Incheon Metropolitan City. It’s area is 397,000㎡, and mud flat and trails are formed so that it cat be utilized as an ecology learning field where people who want to feel the nature can enjoy natural scenery and experience fishermen’s lives.