Daegu once in the past spelled Taegu and authoritatively known as the Daegu Metropolitan City, the fourth biggest after Seoul, Busan, and Incheon, and the third biggest metropolitan zone in the country with more than 2.5 million inhabitants. Daegu and encompassing North Gyeongsang Province are frequently alluded to as Daegu-Gyeongbuk, with an aggregate populace of more than 5 million.
Daegu is situated in south-eastern Korea around 80 kilometers 50 miles from the seacoast, close to the Geumho River and its standard, Nakdong River in Gyeongsang-do. The Daegu bowl, where the city lies, is the focal plane of the Yeongnam locale. In antiquated circumstances, there was a proto-nation named Jinhan, to which the current Daegu territory had a place. Later Daegu was a piece of the Silla Kingdom which bound together the Korean Peninsula. Amid the Joseon Dynasty period, the city was the capital of Gyeongsang-do which was one of the customary eight regions of the nation.
Daegu was a financial engine of Korea amid the 1960s– 1980s time frame and was particularly known for its gadgets industry. The muggy subtropical atmosphere of Daegu is perfect for delivering excellent apples, hence the moniker, "Apple City". Daegu is otherwise called "Material City". Materials used to be the column business of the city. With the foundation of the Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone, Daegu is as of now concentrating on encouraging style and cutting edge ventures.