It is home to Incheon International Airport, and is also the venue for some of Korea’s leading music festivals and concerts.
Geographically, Incheon is located approximately 126° 37’E and 37° 28’N, which puts it at the heart of the Korean peninsula. Most notably, Incheon is located downstream of Hangang River, and its shoreline faces the Yellow Sea. Located 28km from Seoul, the capital of South Korea, Incheon is similar to cities such as San Francisco, Washington, and Madrid in terms of latitude. Incheon is the second largest port city in Korea and was a major gateway for commercial and cultural exchanges in the later part of the 19th century. It is home to Incheon International Airport, and is also the venue for some of Korea’s leading music festivals and concerts. As such, Incheon is rapidly developing into a city of modern culture.