Suwon is a satellite city 19 miles (30 km) south of Seoul.
People can easily travel to Suwon from Seoul using the Seoul Metropolitan Subway using Line 1.
(It usually takes between 60 to 90 minutes from Seoul to arrive to Suwon Station by subway.)
Suwon is the home for many universities.
It is also the home of a Samsung Electronics R&D center and headquarters.
Out of 1.1 million people living in Suwon, about 30,000 people are foreigners.
It being close to Seoul, having many schools, and having a subway line to Seoul make Suwon an attractive city to live in for Korean citizens as well as people from other countries.