What is Incheon known for?


. This contrasted greatly with the behavior of the Russian troops previously in northern Korea. '''Gimpo''' is a city (Administrative divisions of South Korea) in Gyeonggi (Gyeonggi-do) Province, South Korea. It borders on Incheon, with which it shares the South Korean side of the Han River (Han River (Korea)) estuary, as well as Seoul and the lesser cities of Paju and Goyang. It also looks across the Han River at North Korea. The current mayor is Gyeonggu Kang

- South Korea's Chinatowns are located in Incheon and Seoul. Seoul's Chinatown is unofficial. A newly planned Chinatown was built in suburban Goyang (Ilsan) in 2005. Liberation and the Korean War (1946–1952) Severance was approved as a college by the liberated Korean government in 1947. Since the majority of medical institutions in Korea was run by the Japanese, medical staff and faculty were in short supply after their departure. Thus many members

when American forces landed at Incheon on September 8, six days after the signing of the Japanese Instrument of Surrender. subdivision_type1 Major Cities subdivision_name1 Seoul Special City (Seoul) Incheon Metropolitan City (Incheon) Suwon Goyang Seongnam Bucheon population_metro 23616000 The '''Seoul National Capital Area (Capital region)''' (SNCA) is a region located

service record

; Service record ''Chaoyong'' was laid down on 15 January 1880, launched on 11 November 1880, completed on 14 July 1881, and sailed back to Weihaiwei on 22 November 1881 together with her sister ship, ''Yangwei''. The cost for both ships was 65 million taels of silver. Construction was rushed, due to strained relations between China and Russian Empire over the Ili River in Central Asia. On arrival, ''Chaoyong'' and ''Yangwei'' were both assigned to the Beiyang Fleet. As relations between China and the Empire of Japan became increasing strained over Korea, both vessels were dispatched to Incheon in a show of force. In 1886, both vessels were part of the fleet let by Admiral Ding Ruchang, calling on Hong Kong, the Japanese port of Nagasaki, Korean ports of Busan and Wonsan, and the Russian naval base of Vladivostok. However, due to poor maintenance, by 1890, ''Chaoyong'' could achieve a maximum speed of only 10 knots, and many of her weapons were not operational. commons:인천광역시

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semifinals in Incheon and Gimcheon, one as a qualifier and the other as a lucky loser (Lucky loser (tennis)). She consolidated these results with a run to the quarterfinals of another $25,000 in Changwon. In June she received a wild card (Wild card (sports)) into the main draw of the DFS Classic (2007 DFS Classic) where she showed ''"fighting spirit"'' in her first round loss to Milagros Sequera. commons:인천광역시

international event

of Chemulpo Bay , where the first shots of the Russo-Japanese War were fired and the site of the Battle of Inchon during the Korean War. Incheon also hosted a series of major international events. The Global Fair & Festival 2009 Incheon, Korea was held in the Songdo District in August 2009. It was open from August 7 to October 25 for a period of 80 days. It was a comprehensive international event with global institutions and corporations as participants.Various musicians

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, Then Incheon url http: news home 20101124005217 en 2010-Asian-Games-Held-Guangzhou-Incheon accessdate November 26, 2010 newspaper Business Wire date November 24, 2010 Motto ''Diversity Shines Here'' Host city Incheon, South Korea Nations participating The '''2014 Asian Games''', officially known as the '''XVII Asiad''', is the largest sporting event in Asia governed by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA). It is scheduled to take place in Incheon, South Korea from September 19–October 4, 2014, commons:인천광역시


District Songdo International City as its new investment destination for its bio industry. As an international city, Incheon has held numerous large scale international conferences, such as the Incheon Global Fair & Festival in 2009. The 17th Asian Games (2014 Asian Games) Incheon 2014 was also held in Incheon on September 19, 2014. Incheon has established itself as a major transportation hub in northeast Asia with the world renowned Incheon International Airport and Incheon Port

2009 09 203_49336.html title Spotlight on Women Artists at Incheon Biennale date 2009-07-30 publisher ''Korea Times'' and 2011. Incheon has also won the bid to host the Asian Games in 2014. Education On February 27, 2007, Incheon declared itself an "English City," and inaugurated the "Incheon Free English Zone" program. The goal of the program is to make Incheon as much an English speaking city as Hong Kong and Singapore are.

Christianity (22.4% Protestantism and 13.7% Catholicism (Catholic Church)) and 13.8% follow Buddhism. 50.1% of the population is mostly not religious or follow Muism and other indigenous religions. Sports thumb Incheon Asiad Main Stadium (File:Incheon Asiad Main Stadium.jpg), main stadium of 2014 Asian Games Incheon is home to the following professional and semi professional sports teams: '''Football (Soccer)''' The K-League

made history

bettered her own record in long jump to 6.74 m in the National Circuit Meet at Thiruvananthapuram. In the same year she also won gold for triple jump and long jump in the Ludhiana National games. Anju reigned supreme in her events in the Hyderabad National games also. She won the bronze medal clearing 6.49 m at the 2002 Commonwealth Games at Manchester. She also won the gold medal at the Asian Games in Busan. She made history when she won the bronze medal clearing 6.70 m in Long

world football

: Story.aspx?id 33064 title Korea 2022 Reveals Host Cities publisher World Football Insider date 4 March 2010 accessdate 8 March 2010 archiveurl http: web 20100306150340 http: Story.aspx?id 33064 archivedate 6 March 2010 deadurl no Although South Korea did not have an 80,000 capacity stadium, it planned to upgrade an existing venue to meet that capacity. There are three grounds which can

, Cheonan, Daegu, Daejeon, Goyang, Gwangju, Incheon (2 Venues), Jeonju, Jeju (Jeju City), Seoul (2 Venues), Suwon and Ulsan.

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sports and 14 non-Olympic sports), making it the largest event in the history of the Games (Asian Games). It was also the last edition of the Games to have featured such a large amount of events, as the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) have enforced new hosting rules for future Games, beginning with the 2014 Games (2014 Asian Games), scheduled to take place in Incheon, South Korea with 36 sports and disciplines set to feature. The ceremony also included an eight-minute segment from Incheon with singer and actor Rain (Rain (entertainer)) performing the segment. commons:인천광역시

culture style

reasonably priced drinks and great western-style-pub-food (burgers, club sandwich, chicken wings, etc.) Great atmosphere and hang out for mostly westerners but Koreans are usually there, as well. *

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image_flag Incheon Flag.png image_blank_emblem Seal of Incheon.svg blank_emblem_type Seal of Incheon blank_emblem_size image_map South Korea-Incheon.svg map_caption Map of South Korea with Incheon highlighted coordinates_region KR subdivision_type Country subdivision_name South Korea subdivision_type1 Region (Regions of Korea) subdivision_name1 Seoul National Capital Area

seat_type seat parts_type Subdivisions (#Administrative divisions) parts_style !-- list (for list), coll (for collapsed list), para (for paragraph format) Default is list if up to 5 items, coll if more than 5-- parts p1 '''8 districts ("gu")''' p2 p3 p4 p5 p6 p7 p8 p9   p10 '''2 counties ("gun")''' p11 p12 government_footnotes government_type Metropolitan City (Cities of South Korea) leader_title Mayor leader_name Yoo jung-bok leader_title1 Council Chairman leader_name1 Ryu Su-yong established_title Founded established_date 1105 as Gyeongwon founder named_for area_magnitude unit_pref area_footnotes area_total_km2 1029.43 area_total_sq_mi

elevation_footnotes tags-- elevation_m elevation_ft elevation_max_m elevation_max_ft elevation_min_m elevation_min_ft population_as_of October, 2014 population_footnotes http: month population_note population_total 2,899,071 population_density_km2 auto population_density_sq_mi

timezone Korea Standard Time utc_offset +9 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST coor_type latd 37 latm 29 lats latNS N longd 126 longm 38 longs longEW E postal_code_type postal_code area_code blank_name Dialect (Dialects of Korean) blank_info Seoul (Seoul Dialect) blank1_name Flower blank1_info Rose blank2_name Tree blank2_info Tulip tree (Liriodendron) blank3_name Bird blank3_info Crane (Crane (bird)) blank4_name blank4_info blank5_name blank5_info website footnotes '''Incheon''' ( ; formerly romanized as '''Inchon'''; literally "kind river"), officially the '''Incheon Metropolitan City''', is a city located in northwestern South Korea, bordering Seoul and Gyeonggi to the east. The city was home to just 4,700 people when Jemulpo port was built in 1883. Today, 2.9 million people live in the city, making it Korea’s third most populous city after Seoul and Busan. While people have inhabited the area since the New Stone Age, the city's growth was assured in modern times with the development of its port due to its natural advantages as a coastal city and its proximity to the South Korean capital. It is part of the Seoul Capital Area, along with Seoul itself and Gyeonggi Province, forming the world's third largest metropolitan area by population (List of metropolitan areas by population).

Incheon has since led the economic development of Korea by opening its port to the outside world, ushering in the modernization of Korea as a center of industrialization. In 2003, the city was designated as Korea’s first free economic zone. Since then, large local companies and global enterprises have increasingly invested in the Incheon Free Economic Zone, including Samsung which chose Songdo (Songdo International Business District) International City as its new investment destination for its bio industry.

As an international city, Incheon has held numerous large scale international conferences, such as the Incheon Global Fair & Festival in 2009. The 17th Asian Games (2014 Asian Games) Incheon 2014 was also held in Incheon on September 19, 2014. Incheon has established itself as a major transportation hub in northeast Asia with the world renowned Incheon International Airport and Incheon Port. The city is also home to the Green Climate Fund, an international organization addressing environmental issues.

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