SuwonRepublic of Korea
Member of the LHC since 2014
Suwon, located in the southern part of the capital Seoul, is the center city of politics, the economy, transportation, culture, education and sports in Gyeonggi-do Province and houses Samsung Electronics, the World’s largest IT company. “Hwaseong Fortress,” the symbol and pride of Suwon, was built in the late Joseon Dynasty and is considered the best of the oriental fortresses characterized by the grandiosity of the East and the splendor and practicality of the West. The site was designated a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage in 1997.