The home of three mountains and two rivers
Yeongcheon affected by enterprising spirit of Bohyeon-san (mountain) and a fair and equitable spirit of Geumho-gang (river), has been famous for its beautiful scenery of `three mountains and two rivers' and goodhearted and friendly residents from old days.
- development of yeongcheon full of vitality and hope
come to yeongcheon home to loyalty and final piety which symbolizes the bright future of korea
Entire shape of the city emblem embodies the first Korean letter of Yeongcheon. The upper green shape contains the image of Bohyeon-san(mountain) and the blue part at the bottom represents Geumho-gang(river) and the red oval in the middle symbolizes the passionate image of Yeongcheon citizens.
A home of patriotism and loyalty
Yeongcheon is the place where a great number of ancient sages like Poeun Jeong Mong-Ju, Park In-Ro and General Choi Mu-Seon, etc were born and is the home of patriotism and loyalty shown in the defense of Korea during the Japanese invasion in 1592 and 6.25 Korean War in 1950.
The key point of traffic
Yeongcheon is the key point of traffic accessible from all directions, where Central Railway Line and Daegu Railway Line stretch east to west, and Seoul-Busan Express Highway, state roads and local roads pass through
Compound city with features of both urban and rural communities
Yeongcheon is the granary belt where Boyeon-san (mountain) which contains the spirit of Taebaek Mountains and Palgong-san(mountain) westward and Woonju-san(mountain) eastward surround and the upstream of Geumho-gang (river) where the south stream and the north stream pass through. It is also the typical compound city with industrial features of both urban and rural communities, located between Gumi city and Pohang city.
Great development potential
Yeongcheon has the great development potential since it is adjacent to big cities like Daegu, Gyeongju and Pohang and has such abundant tourism resources as Palgong-san and Bohyeon-san (mountain), etc.