Korean city slogans

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While traveling South Korea’s cities, I am always amused by each unique slogan or motto of the area. I don’t know how these are chosen, or how appropriate they are for each city. In alphabetical order, here they are.

 

While traveling South Korea’s cities, I am always amused by each unique slogan or motto of the area. I don’t know how these are chosen, or how appropriate they are for each city. In alphabetical order, here they are.

 

  • Ansan: “Ansan is a prosperous and futuristic city as a commercial & industrial hub in Korea”
  • Anseong: “City of Masters”
  • Asan: “Smart Asan. Well-being City Asan”
  • Boryeong: “Viva Boryeong!”
  • Bucheon: “Fantasia Bucheon!”
  • Busan: “Dynamic Busan”
  • Changwon: “Young city Changwon, Environmental Capital Changwon.”
  • Cheonan: “The World’s Best City”
  • Cheongju: “Cheonju, the happy city worth living in”
  • Chuncheon:”The City with Clean Lakes Places for Refresh”
  • Chungju: “Dynamic Chungju. Vigorous and Vibrant City Happy Chungju
  • Daegu: “Colorful Daegu, City of Hope. City of Environment, City of Culture, City of Fashion, City of International Mind”
  • Daejeon: “It’s Daejeon”
  • Dongducheon: “DoDream Dongducheon”
  • Donghae: “Grand Dongha to realize dream and hope in 21-st century. Welcome to Donghae! We invite you to the city of affluence, leisure, and enthusiasm.”
  • Gangneung: “We will build ‘Gangneung’ as city onlightened-minded mind like harbor always awaken harbor form cultural values from daily lives.”
  • Geoje: “BlueCity Geoje.”
  • Gimcheon: “Central Gimcheon. Welcome to Innocity Gimcheon!”
  • Gimhae: “Gimhae for You”
  • Gimje-si: “The Hope of Korea. The Center City of Saemangum.”
  • Gimpo: “Best Gimpo. Gimpo the city of beautiful memories”
  • Gongju: “The Challenge which is Force! Gongju, which is great”
  • Goyang City: “The City of Green and Lake”
  • Gumi: “Yes Gumi. Great Gumi. Brilliant Gumi.”
  • Gunpo: “O2 Gunpo”
  • Gunsan City: “Dream Hub Gunsan”
  • Gwacheon: “By developing Gwacheon together, and hence outshines a higher self-confidence.”
  • Gwangju: “Gwangju Clean.”
  • Gwangmyeong: “Music City GwangMyeong. City of dream full of hope and promise City where there is the vision of life”
  • Gwangyang: “SunShine Gwangyang”
  • Gyeongju: “A treasure-trove of Korean culture.”
  • Hanam: “Hanam City which is the city of new leap, and in which everyone wants to live.”
  • Hwaseong: “The Next Creative Frontier Hwaseong.”
  • Icheon: “Art Icheon. Hometown of Rice and Hometown of Loyalty. Icheon is a city full of Culture and Tourism. Creative Change and Taking off, Icheon”
  • Iksan: “Amazing Iksan. The City of Friendly to Women”
  • Incheon: “Fly Incheon. International City with Boundless Possibility in 21C”
  • Jecheon: “Nice Jecheon. Healthy Life! Beautiful Life! Wealthy Life! The city of fresh wind and bright moon. They are the core spirit of ‘Love Jecheon’”
  • Jeju: “Jeju Special Self-Governing Province”
  • Jeongeup: “The Cintral City of 21C, The West Coast Era. A Good Life for our Citizen, The New Jeongeup”
  • Jeonju: “Asiart Jeonju”
  • Jinhae: “Good Morning Jinhae. Welcome to our beautiful city. The great spirit of Admiral Lee Sun-shin still lives in this city.”
  • Jinju: “Charm Jinju. Jinju is a home of culture and art that has culticated noble culture and rich arts having the Namgang river as it’s lifeline.
  • Masan: “DreamBay Masan. First-Class citizens and city of Masan to the world!”
  • Miryang: “Miryang is also the city of cultural tourist destination and suprerb cultural relics and picturesque places combined with beautiful nature.”
  • Mokpo: “The city of beauty, Romanticism and Dream!!”
  • Mungyeong: “Running Mungyeong”
  • Naju: “Welcom to Naju. Naju the origin of  Yeongsanggang river culture and the life land”
  • Namwon: “The City Of Love Namwon”
  • Nonsan: “A prosperous city with citizens-Nonsan”
  • Pohang: “Constructing a city of education, culture and tourism.”
  • Pyeongtaek: “Pyeongtaek Super. Global Cluster Pyeongtaek.”
  • Sacheon: “Rising Sacheon! The CIty by Sapphire Blue Sea. Investment attraction industry. Greet the morning in Sacheon, a cultural city with beautiful sceneries!”
  • Samcheok-City:”Welcome to SAMCHEOK CITY. The city of tour festival, Samcheok-si, along with harmonization of men and nature.”
  • Sangju: “Just Sangju”
  • Seongnam: “Perfumed Cultural City, Balanced Leading City, Happy Well-Being City, Advanced Economic City, Beautiful Environmental City”
  • Seosan: “Seosan, a beautiful city with culture and nature place to stay and visit again”
  • Seoul: “Hi Seoul, Soul of Asia”
  • Siheung: “Again & Again Siheung.”
  • Sokcho: “Beautiful Sokcho that preserves its nature where mountains and lakes come together”
  • Suncheon: “Aha Suncheon! Beautiful Nature and Beautiful People…..!”
  • Suwon: “Happy Suwon. Suwon full of live history and tradition”
  • Uijeongbu: “Genial Public City, Vitality Economy City”
  • Uiwang: “Yes! Uiwang. A cultural city of the 21st century” 
  • Ulsan: “Ulsan For You”
  • Wonju: “Healthy Wonju. Korea’s Number 1 Health City Wonju. Great City to Do Business Wonju. Living together in Happy Wonju.”
  • Yangsan: “Active Yangsan! Nature! Tradition!! Harmonizes today!”
  • Yeongcheon: “Beautiful Yeongcheon City. Welcome to Yeongcheon. Home of loyalty and filial piety. Yeongcheon is a friendly, affluent, and pleasant hybrid city with features of both urban and rural areas which develops to become the inland base of east-southern parts of Gyeongbuk province.”
  • Yeongju: “Grand Yeongju. Yeongju, scholar’s hometown with precious heritages in whatever direction you wish to walk you are easily able to find a number of relics and beautiful scenes of nature”
  • Yeosu: “Beautiful city of sea, flowers and light.”
  • Yongin: “A place at the leading edge of the future.”

 



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