is a stream flowing through eastern Daegu
, South Korea
. It rises from the Naengcheon
and other streams in Gachang-myeon
, in the rural south of the city, and flows north through the east side of the city center to reach the Geumho River
. For much of its length it is bordered by a riverwalk on either side. In addition, the west bank is the site of the Sincheon Expressway
The name "Sincheon" means "new stream." This name refers to its being constructed as part of a flood containment project ordered by King Injo
in 1778. Since that time, the stream has been continuously subject to human interventions, for flood control, recreation, and other purposes.But there are new argue about the derivation of the name "Sincheon".Chances are that the name was written incorrectly to Shinchon in the processes that Saecheon or Saicheon meaning streaming down an interval between Daegu-bu and Suseonghyen is written in Chinese characters
In the course of its run, the Sincheon passes through every district of Daegu except one: beginning in Dalseong-gun, it passes between Suseong-gu
, then flowing through a brief section of Dong-gu
and entering Buk-gu
, where it reaches its end.
The Sincheon is habitat to a large population of birds, including mallard ducks
as well as gray herons
and little egrets
. In addition, it is habitat for the......