Infobox Korean settlement
divs=2 "eup", 8 "myeon", 4 "dong"
Icheon is a city in
GyeonggiProvince, South Korea. It should not be confused with the much larger IncheonMetropolitan City. Neighboring districts include Yeoju County, Gwangju City, YonginCity, and AnseongCity within Gyeonggi province, as well as Eumseong Countyin North ChungcheongProvince. Together with Yeoju, Icheon is known as a center of South Korean ceramicmanufacture. Other famous local products include peaches and rice. Local institutions of higher learning include Korea Tourism Collegeand Chungkang College of Cultural Industries.
Yeongdong Expresswayand Jungbu Naeryuk Expresswaypass through Icheon.
* City Bird : Magpie
* City Flower : Azaleas
* City Tree : Pine
* Seo Hee : The historic figure of Goryeo dynasty who made a huge decision with
Khitan peoplewho was forcefully occupying northern areas of Korean peninsula.
The Icheon Ceramics Village features 300-plus ceramics-making firms in the area of Sugwang-ri, Sindun-myeon, Saeum-dong. They use traditional skills and produce porcelains in some 40 traditional firewood kilns. These potteries are recognized both at home and abraod for their quality.
The Saeum-dong and Sindun-myeon areas include a ceramics village with many ceramics stores. Ceramic artist have researched traditional manufacturing methods and reenacted the beauty of Goryeo celadon and Joseon white porcelain here. The village is the center of the effort to preserve such artistic spirits. [Official pages of Icheon city]
Geography of South Korea
List of cities in South Korea
* [http://www.icheon.go.kr/newIcheon/eng/introduction/greeting.php?fCode=1&menuCode=1&submenuCode=11 City government website]
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