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Yeongjong-Yongyu(영종용유, 永宗龍游) is a region in Jung District, Incheon. It encompass Yeongjongdo and adjacent islands such as Muuido except Bukdo-myeon, Ongjin County, Incheon. The island is an exclave of Incheon Metropolitan City's Jung-gu district, It is accessed via two bridges, Yeongjong Bridge connecting to Seo-gu and Incheon Bridge connecting to Songdo. Many residents Yeongjong-Yongyu demanded that Yeongjong-Yongyu should be a district of Incheon and old downtown area of Jung District, Incheon should be merged with Dong District, Incheon.[1] In 2022, Yeongjong-Yongyu's Korean national population exceeded 100 thousands and old downtown area of Jung and Dong Districts.[2]

On August 31, 2022. Yoo Jeong-bok who is a Mayor of Incheon officialized this proposal to a city policy. Old downtown area of Jung District and Dong District will be merged into Jemulpo District and Yeongjong-Yongyu will be an independent Yeongjong District. Two mayors of effected districts agreed this proposal.[3]


  1. ^ "송도·영종·청라 20년만에 인구 40만명, 외국인은 1.5%…인천경제자유구역의 '명암'". 22 February 2022.
  2. ^ "인천 중구 영종국제도시 주민등록인구 10만명 돌파". 18 February 2022.
  3. ^ "인천 행정체제 개편, 군수·구청장 대체로 찬성 '주민수용성' 관건". 13 September 2022.