Geographically, Gyeonggi-do surrounds Seoul, the capital city of the Republic of Korea and is the center and the economic hub of the country. With two airports and two ports, it allows easy access to any city in Northeast Asia within two hours. Gyeonggi-do is where the tour in Korea begins. From prehistoric times through Baekje, Goryeo and Joseon Dynasties, which had maintained the royal road through the region, Korea’s leading industries like IT, auto industry and tourism have flourished here.
Gyeonggi Province consists of 31 cities and counties, spanning a total area of 10,175km squared. The province is about 17 times the size of Seoul, 15 times the size of Singapore, and 9 times the size of Hong Kong. It borders Chungcheongnam-do to the south, the West Sea to the west, and has Seoul and Incheon, in its center. As of July 2016, the population of Gyeonggi is approximately 13 million. Suwon is the most heavily populated city with 1.19 million residents, while Yangpyeong has the largest area, covering 877km squared.