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The Tree of the City - Zelkova Tree

Zelkovas are deciduous trees. They are large and stable. A place near a zelkova tree has been a place for people’s harmony for a long time. They always create friendly, magnificent and solemn atmospheres and stand for an iron will.

The Flower of the City - Forsythia

Forsythia dot Gimpo. Their flowers bloom before their leaves come out and make residents feel happy and rich in spring. They encourage and motivate them for a new year, symbolizing a hope.

The Bird of the City - Magpie

The magpie is an omnivorous bird that stays at one place during the four seasons of a year. They look rather simple and nice, as lucky birds. They symbolize stableness and prosperity since their images are similar to those of Gimpo citizens who love nature and their hometowns.

CI (Corporate Identity)

The CI displays an enormous gateway that expands as it stretches on, centering around Gimpo.The name “Gimpo” is arranged in a straight line, symbolizing stableness and peace of the city. Two doors face each other, implying the city’s openness and broad-mindedness to every resident. They also symbolize the city’s current and future images of a place harmonized in cultures and people with diverse values. Being Gimpo’s own distinct color, gold represents the city’s status.