Sindo (island)

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Sindo
Sindo location.svg
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised Romanization Sindo
McCune–Reischauer Sindo

Sindo (Hangul신도), also known as Jinyeom, is an island off the coast of Incheon, South Korea. Sindo covers an area of 6.92 km2 (1,710 acres). During the Joseon Dynasty, a huge horse ranch was constructed on Sindo to suit the army's need. The landscape features several peaks, including Gubong-San (178.4 m or 585 ft). The island is suitable for agriculture, and many of the residents works as farmers and/or fishermen.[1]

Sindo is home to Gobongsan Mt. and Sindo Lake. It is connected to Sido island by a bridge. Ferries run between Sindo and Yeong Jong island where Incheon International Airport is located.

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Coordinates: 37°32′N 126°27′E / 37.533°N 126.450°E / 37.533; 126.450